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Peugeot will commit to the D-segment saloon sector with a more style driven 508 next year vehilce news image

Peugeot will commit to the D-segment saloon sector with a more style driven 508 next year

Peugeot will commit to the D-segment saloon sector with a more style driven 508 next year. Here`s our first look
The all-new 2018 Peugeot 508 has been snapped testing by our spy photographers for the first time, revealing how Peugeot is plotting a more style-focused new generation saloon in a bid to rival premium offerings such as the BMW 3 Series and the new Volkswagen Arteon.

Like VW`s recent arrival, the spy shots reveal that Peugeot is planning a rakish, smooth profile for its new D-segment saloon - a segment where eye-catching style is becoming vital as more and more new car buyers opt for crossovers and SUVs. The squeeze has been placed on cars like the 508, Vauxhall Insignia and Ford Mondeo by more competitively priced offerings from premium brands like Mercedes, Audi and BMW too, so a step up in quality is vital.

It`s a segment sister brand Citroen looks set to bail out of - at least in Europe. The arrival of the new C5 Aircross suggests that Citroen will steadily adapt its saloon nameplates into SUVs.
Peugeot insists it needs to maintain a saloon model alongside its 5008 SUV, however. Speaking at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, product director Laurent Blanchet said: ``The positioning of our brand is to be the best high-end mainstream. What does that mean?
he all-new 2018 Peugeot 508 has been snapped testing by our spy photographers for the first time, revealing how Peugeot is plotting a more style-focused new generation saloon in a bid to rival premium offerings such as the BMW 3 Series and the new Volkswagen Arteon.

Like VW`s recent arrival, the spy shots reveal that Peugeot is planning a rakish, smooth profile for its new D-segment saloon - a segment where eye-catching style is becoming vital as more and more new car buyers opt for crossovers and SUVs. The squeeze has been placed on cars like the 508, Vauxhall Insignia and Ford Mondeo by more competitively priced offerings from premium brands like Mercedes, Audi and BMW too, so a step up in quality is vital.

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