Paris motor show: Peugeot H1
Peugeot’s styling renaissance, began using the much-respected SR1 sports vehicle, is placed to carry on with a brand new high-rider concept vehicle, thought to be codenamed H1.
Gilles Vidal, Peugeot’s design boss, will unveil the brand new vehicle in the Paris motor show in September.
See pics of the Peugeot SR1 concept and the forthcoming Citroen DS4
The vehicle uses new, publish-207 styling cues to spark a period of design elegance for Peugeot’s affordable models – all of which become more economical than current cars.
It’ll utilise the emerging diesel hybrid tech at PSA Peugeot-Citro?n.
Read the full story, plus see pics and video, of the Peugeot SR1
Vidal has signalled an finish to Peugeot’s competition-bred ‘wide-mouthed frog’ look. Future lights and grilles is going to be smaller sized, lowering the commitment of high end as an indication of the occasions.
More sculpted, lighter-searching shapes and stances can help match the brand new focus on economy, low pollution and weight saving.
Peugeot is keeping particulars of their Paris concept secret, however the model is thought to be similar in proportions – but different in character – to Citro?n’s forthcoming 4.3-metre DS4, additionally a short, elevated hatchback classed like a high-rider.
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The H1 can also be prone to provide clues towards the all-important new frontal management of the forthcoming 208 supermini, that is due in showrooms this year.
Peugeot Chief executive officer Jean-Marc Gales has says the 208 is going to be both smaller sized and lighter than (although just like spacious as) the present 207, which is among the greatest and biggest cars in the class.
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