According to the French magazine L’Argus, Peugeot intends to launch a new compact SUV focused on emerging markets. it is about the Peugeot 1008
, model positioned below the 2008
which will be produced in Brazil, India and China. Europe will also have a version, but more sophisticated and equipped only with electric motors.
According to French media, the Peugeot 1008
will be mounted on the same base as the next generation of the Citroen C3 Sporty
, scheduled to start being produced in Porto Real (RJ) at the end of the year. The models will share many components – such as engines and transmission – a factor that facilitates their national production. As shown by the projections of designer Kleber Silva, the new 1008 will have bold lines.
The expectation, according to L’Argus, is that the Peugeot 1008
reach the Brazilian market only in 2025. The start of its production should mark the end of the 2008
, which will be produced in El Palomar (Argentina) in its new generation. Just like the hatch 208
, will be imported to Brazil.
New models from Stellantis
Formed by the brands Fiat
, O Stellantis Group
it has the largest factory complex in Latin America. Only in Brazil, the joint venture has factories in Betim (MG), Porto Real (RJ) and Goiana (PE). In Argentina, the factories are located in Córdoba and El Palomar.
According to IHS Market consultancy, which has a good global reputation in industry polls, Fiat
intends to produce the new generation of Double
at the Peugeot factory in El Palomar. Stellantis is not satisfied with the market performance of the current generation, made in Betim (MG) since 2001, and intends to renew the model to maintain the segment’s share.
In addition, a new product family from citron
is also planned to be produced in Porto Real (RJ), including a hatch
it is a crossover