The new Peugeot 408 sedan debuted on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, and I am going to complain, now: the Peugeot booth was very bad. The new Peugeot Exalt Concept stood on a non-rotating closed-off platform parked against a wall, the Peugeot DKR Rally Concept stood on a non-rotating platform on an impossible-to-reach elevated platform.
The new Peugeot 408 sedan stood on a closed-off rotating platform that didn’t rotate, except when they had a show with all kinda ugly dancers obscuring the view! Then they had staff pushing people, and other cars parked so close to the sealed-off not-rotating rotating platform that people got squeezed. Bad booth Peugeot, very bad! Finally, over the course of a full day, going back three times, I managed to shoot a few decent shots.
The Peugeot Exalt Concept debuted today on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The Peugeot Exalt previews a future full-size coupe-sedan. Peugeot revealed today that the Exalt might turn into a China-only sporty saloon as Peugeot needs a car like that to compete in the sedan-hungry Chinese car market.
Dongfeng Motor has unveiled this mighty Dongfeng Number 1 sedan concept, one day before the start of the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The badass Number 1 previews a full-size executive sedan that will be launched on the China car market in 2016.
This is the new Peugeot 408 sedan, seen here waiting in white for its debut tomorrow on the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The Peugeot 408 will be launched on the China car market in July. Price will start around 125.000 yuan and end around 185.000 yuan. Read more »
The Peugeot 2008 SUV has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 99.700 yuan and ends at 136.700 yuan. The Peugeot 2008 is manufactured in China by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture to compete with cars such as the hot selling Ford Kuga and Nissan Qashqai.
Spy shots showing the new Peugeot 408 sedan all-naked in China. The new Peugeot 408 will debut on Sunday on the Beijing Auto Show and launch on the China car market in July. The Peugeot 408 sedan stands on the same EMP2 platform as the Euro-spec Peugeot 308 hatchback.
A nice surprise from Citroen in China; this is the brand new Citroen c-Quatre VTS, launched today at the China car market. The Citroen c-Quatre VTS is an extra sporty variant of the Citroen C-Quatre, a China-only mid-size sedan based on the first generation Citroen C4. The VTS comes with a hefty body kit, speedy racing stripes, a double exhaust pipes, and a very coolio red wing on the back. Strangely, the alloys, that normally go sporty on a sporty version are the same as on the base c-Quatre: Read more »
Spy Shots of the new Peugeot 408 sedan testing in China. The new Peugeot 408 will be launched on the China car market late this year, debut is expected for the Guangzhou Auto Show in December. The new Peugeot 408 will be based on the same platform as the Citroen C4L that was launched on the Chinese auto market in December 2012.
Dongfeng Motor is to pay approximately 800 million euro ($1.1 billion) for a 14% stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen, the leading French carmaker, while the French government is expected to acquire an equal stake.
As a result, Dongfeng Motor, the French government and the Peugeot family will hold the same number of shares in Peugeot. A new committee overseeing Asia development will be created in the supervisory board of Peugeot, to be chaired by a representative of Dongfeng.