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Peugeot 508 RXH Diesel-hybrid

By luanpa in | July 17, 2011 | (1) Comment

Peugeot official has revealed the 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-electric hybrid, and it will be debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The hybrid system is mated to a four-wheel-drive system, it is capable of traveling on only electric power, although no range figures have been provided. According to Peugeot, the 508 RXH uses less than 4.2 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle.

The 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH is the first model in the Peugeot 508 line-up to benefit from Peugeot’s Hybri4 technology, it is powered by a 120 kW 2.0 litre HDi FAP diesel engine with a 28 kW electric motor. The system produces 450 Nm of torque. RXH is also the first model in the 508 range with an all-wheel-drive layout.

Thanks to its hybrid powertrain, the 508 RXH lists combined-cycle fuel consumption figures of 4.2 L/100km, bettering the 5.7 L/100km offered by the diesel engine in its regular non-hybrid guise.

2012 Peugeot 508 RXH diesel-electric hybrid will go on sale in spring of 2012. Peugeot says it will extend its HYbrid4 technology to additional vehicles in the near future. Learn more in the official press release after the jump.

Peugeot 508 Diesel-hybrid RXHPeugeot 508 Diesel-hybrid RXH frontPeugeot 508 Diesel-hybrid RXH rear



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