According to the French portal L'argus, Peugeot is preparing a small SUV that could reach the Argentina and join the range that the French brand has with the Peugeot 2008 and 5008. With the internal name Project 44, Peugeot 1008 would be produced in Brazil and would be marketed from 2025.
This new model of the Leon, created on the new CMP platform, is part of a Smart Cars program aimed at creating specific vehicles for emerging markets like ours and India's.
The first vehicle to emerge from this strategy of the Stellantis Group is the new Citroën C3, which will be presented next year.
L'argus reported that the Peugeot 1008 "It would have measures similar to 2008". In addition, it will have a one hundred percent electric version which will be marketed first in Europe.
The Peugeot 1008 would have a aesthetic similar to the renewed 3008. This includes more angular lines, a frameless grille, the new emblem, LED claws, a stylish new 208 dash and the famous I-Cockpit.
Regarding motorization, colleagues from Autocosmos.com.ar are played by the acquaintance 1.6 VTi from 208, the 1.2L 3 cylinder 82 hp, which is offered here at the entry of the 208 range or the new 1.0 Turbo Firefly of 120 CV that will be released in the Fiat Pulse.