High specification and comfort promised for Peugeot's new 508

Available in the UK from its launch in April in both Saloon and SW estate bodystyles, Peugeot's 508 promises to bring to the market a stylish and well-equipped model range.

Available in the UK from its launch in April in both Saloon and SW estate bodystyles, Peugeot's 508 promises to bring to the market a stylish and well-equipped model range.

According to its maker, highlights include powerful, economical and low CO2 engines and the debut of Peugeot's new e-HDi Stop & Start System technology, plus a modern interior design that is both practical and comfortable.

The 508 range which will be available in five trim levels: Access, SR, Active, Allure and GT, while seven powertrain options will be available from launch.

Unusually, the 508 will be available with two different front suspension configurations. An all-new McPherson type front suspension will be the main option, while the sporty GT model features a drop link double wishbone front suspension similar to the design of its predecessor, the 407.

The five-model range starts with the 508 Access VTi 120 saloon from 18,150, and rises to 29,975 for the GT HDi 200 in SW estate form.