Paris motor display 2022 preview
In an try to introduce a extra fashionable, rakishly designed automobile for the loads, Peugeot will give a Paris debut to the 408 forward of its 2023 release.
Primarily based at the identical platform because the 308, the Peugeot 408 will rival the Volkswagen T-Roc and BMW X2 with a distinctly aerodynamic silhouette.
It may not compromise on inside area, despite the fact that: not like the Peugeot 508 saloon, which tapers on the again (lowering head room), the 408 is intented to main on practicality.
It options Peugeot’s newest i-Cockpit structure with a virtual show and 10.0in touchscreen, and might be to be had in two plug-in hybrid guises and one petrol from release.
A revived, all-electric Renault 4 would be the cornerstone of the French company’s bold plan to refocus its vary in opposition to electrical energy.
Due for a marketplace release in 2025 as considered one of seven EVs that Renault will release within the subsequent seven years, the 4 will use the similar underpinnings as the brand new Renault 5 (beneath) and be focused at a extra style-conscious target audience.
Reborn Renault 4: electrical 4×4 previewed forward of showing >>
Renault 5 racing thought
To have a good time the Renault 5’s fiftieth birthday, the French massive created the wacky R5 Turbo 3E – an all-electric racing thought born from a want to head drifting.
It options massive rear tyres, two electrical motors combining for 374bhp and a 42kWh battery, but nonetheless weighs most effective 980kg – very gentle, bearing in mind the ability.
The internal is vintage thought automobile. Racing seats, a modular digital show and a unfashionable end give the automobile nostalgic attraction with a contemporary end.
Renault 5 Turbo 3E is 374bhp all-electric drifter >>