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Mass-production of Peugeot 2008 & IKCO Dena+ in the Presence of Iran's President

IKCO officially started the mass-production of Peugeot 2008 and Dena+ in its central site in Tehran in a ceremony attended by the country's President, Hassan Rouhani.

IKCO CEO, Hashem Yekehzare and Iran’s Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh were also present at the event.

Dena+ is a new version of the sedan, Dena, improved in IKCO R&D center considering its appearance and equipment.

As the first domestically produced car equipped with four airbags, Dena+ offers desirable safety standards.

Designed by Iran Khodro engineers, the company equipped its production line with new equipment and machineries in cooperation with international companies.

The facelift also enjoys a rearview camera, multimedia system and a sunroof, while the doors come with a new design.

Peugeot 2008 –the mass-production of which also started- is the first product of the joint venture between the two companies of Peugeot and IKCO named -IKAP.

The new round of cooperation between the two carmakers initiated with the two CEOs signing a contract in the presence of the Iranian and French Presidents.

Direct investment of the French partner, technology transfer and exporting 30% of the JV's products are regarded as the main outcomes of this contract.

Peugeot 2008 features a 1.6L, 4 cylinder turbo charged engine, producing 163Hp @ 6000 rpm, with max torque of 240 Nm @ 1400 rpm. The 2008's 6-speed automatic gear box, EAT6, with QUICKSHIFT, transfers the engine power to the front wheels.




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