New truck Peugeot will get the PSA engine and interior as the 3008 crossover

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New truck Peugeot will get the PSA engine and interior as the 3008 crossover

The car was developed in cooperation with Changan, will be on sale in the Latin American market in 2021.

Changan and PSA continue working on a solid pickup truck, which became known in 2017. First in sale truck Chinese companies: the Chinese market model should be out before the end of 2019. Car from Changan will be called Kaicene F70 (most likely Kaicene is a new sub – brand “celestial” automaker). Latin America will have to wait for your pickup truck under the brand Peugeot a couple of years.

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Official images of the Chinese truck was published in the spring of this year. The exterior and interior of the global version is not yet revealed, but some details are already known. So, pickup the French brand will get another grille, another head optics and a front bumper. It was assumed that the models will be identical to the interior in the style of cars Peugeot. So, Kaicene F70 got the “truncated” wheel, multimedia system with the towering over the front panel screen, silver keys, under the control unit climate control unit. Now Brazilian Motor1 reported that global truck interior still processed, he will borrow from crossover 3008.

According to preliminary data, the pickups, developed by Changan and PSA, is based on a new platform, but details about it there. The dimensions of the Chinese and global versions of the models will not be different. So, the length of the pickups is 5 to 330 mm, distance between axles – 3 180 mm cargo box Size: 1 600 x 1 595 x 500 mm.

According to Argentine Autoblog, pickup Peugeot, which will be sold in the markets of Latin American countries, will have engines of PSA. One of the most likely candidates considered to be the diesel engine BlueHDI 180. They are equipped with models of Peugeot and Citro?n in Europe, we are, in particular, about the Peugeot 308, 3008, Traveller and Citro?n C5 Grand C4 Aircross and SpaceTourer. In a couple of this diesel engine will offer a manual transmission and “machine”. It is expected that the drive will only full.

Meanwhile, according to preliminary data, in the engine range of the Chinese version of horizon Kaicene F70 – includes three motor. The first diesel engine capacity is 2.0 liters, the return is 151 HP and 350 Nm of torque. The second diesel (from Isuzu) volume is 2.5 liters, and power – 129 HP (320 Nm). The petrol version 2.4 produces 182 HP and 270 Nm. They come with a manual or automatic transmission. Presumably there will be versions with rear-and all-wheel drive.

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Production of the Peugeot pick-up, most likely, will establish the plant in Uruguay. Now in its capacity release vans Peugeot Expert and Citro?n Jumpy. In the Latin American market, the truck will be released in 2021. Also, this model will sell in Africa. Still not clear whether he could get the Peugeot to Europe.

We will remind, in the line of the French brand already has developed together with the Chinese truck: model name Pick Up debuted a couple of years ago. It is a slightly turned Dongfeng Rich, which is built on the frame of the Nissan Navara 1997. Peugeot Pick Up a payload of 815 kg and is designed only for African countries.

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