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Peugeot gives the 3008 a radical restyling with rugged looks

May 23, 2016 14:01 CET | UPDATED: May 23 16:20 CET - adds Peugeot CEO comment

Peugeot has radically changed the look of its new 3008, giving the car a more aggressive design to help the model stand out in the compact SUV/crossover segment.
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