At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot announced that it's now taking reservations – in 11 European countries – for its 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition model. Only 300 of the limited edition, through-the-road diesel-electric hybrids will be built, so scoring one may prove to be difficult.
The 3008 HYbrid4 is powered by a 163-horsepower 2.0-liter diesel engine and an electric motor that offers up 27 kW (37 hp). Peak torque is listed at a whopping 369 pound-feet, of which 221 lb-ft of twist, provided by the diesel mill, spin the front wheels while 148 lb-ft, generated by the electric motor, power the rears. The powertrain's unique setup makes the 3008 a four-wheel-drive vehicle and assists it in achieving a fuel economy rating of 61.9 miles per gallon (U.S.), with emissions pegged at 99 grams per kilometer of CO2.
The cost of purchasing one of the 300 limited edtion 3008 HYbrid4 models varies depending upon country. However, it's listed price tag in France is €41,500 ($57,400 U.S. at the current exchange rate). Hop the jump to watch Peugeot's rather abstract video touting the uniqueness of the 3008 HYbrid4.
At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot is launching bookings for its numbered 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition.
With only 300 vehicles produced, the 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition is an exclusive version of the first Full Hybrid Diesel car in the world. Orders can be placed through the network and pre-booked on the Internet from 3rd March 2011, in 11 European countries*.
Customers buying this numbered edition will be the first to enjoy the benefits of the 3008 HYbrid4, which combines high environmental standards and driving pleasure: 200 h.p., 4-wheel drive, Mode ZEV, from 99 g/km CO2 in mixed cycle.
The choice of this limited edition guarantees the customer:
A unique car with special high-end finish andpriority delivery.
The 3008 HYbrid4 Limited Edition stands out for its distinctive, unique styling elements, designed to emphasise the elegance of the car and its technological features.
Externally, the black headlight lining with its chrome LED light strip, unique pearly white colour and chrome door handles highlight the special nature of this series.
Internally, the exclusive touches are the unique two-tone leather trim, a dashboard completely covered in leather and a numbered aluminium plate on the centre console. Not forgetting the Guérande-coloured overstitching on the door panels, central armrest and the whole dashboard, as well as a special steering wheel with aluminium thumb-rests.