The new Golf GTI Mk7 is already lovely. But Volkswagen's Design Vision GTI is a concept that will get you more excited. The 71mm wider, 57mm lower and 15mm shorter body concept at Wörthersee exaggerates the original GTI's styling cues. It sports a twin turbo 3.0 liter V6 with 496hp and 560Nm. Acco...
Peugeot has a diesel electric Hybrid4 Technology and is now available in the 508's range. The 508 Hybrid4 makes use of a 2.0 litre HDI diesel engine delivering 161hp in the front wheels and 36hp in the electric motors powering the rear wheels.
The system produces a combined output of 197hp (200PS) and offers a choice of four driving modes including 100 percent electric (ZEV), 4WD, Auto and Sport that can be selected through a four-way rotary switch on the centre console.
The company says that the 508 Hybrid4 Sedan returns a combined fuel consumption of just 3.6lt/100km (65.3mpg US or 78.5mpg UK) with corresponding CoO2 emissions of only 95g/km.
It can reach 100km/h (62mph) from standstill in 9.0 seconds and continue to accelerate until 209km/h (130mph).
As for availability in local KL showrooms, it's still not known just yet but it will arrive in the UK in July.