The company Peugeot has made the 3008 crossover in “expedition SUV”. The show car is equipped including a tent, created for a special project of the magazine Top Gear and tested in the Northern section of the Ho Chi Minh trail in Vietnam.
Built in a single copy “forwarding” the Peugeot 3008 is based on the GT Line version with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine PureTech (150 forces and 140 Nm of torque). It is combined with six-speed “automatic” and front wheel drive. Visually, the show car is different 17-inch steel wheels with Cooper AT3 tires, front skid plate underbody and additional equipment.
Ho Chi Minh trail is a network of challenging mountain and forest trails linking Northern and southern part of the country, Cambodia and Laos. During the Vietnam war it was used to transport troops and military equipment.
Crossover-installed aluminum trunk Rival with led auxiliary light, sliding tent ARB Simpson and the bike; the body is applied to the original scheme. According to managing Director of the British branch of Peugeot David Saw, the aim of the project “through minor modifications to show the true potential of the 3008-th”.
Usual Peugeot 3008 for sale in Ukraine at a price of 28 $ 159.
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