Powered by a 2.2 liter HDi diesel i-4 hybrid, the Peugeot HX-1 is touted as the world’s “first diesel hybrid in the world; technology which will also be present on the 508 RXH.” No word yet on pricing or availability. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video.

The principle behind HYbrid4 is clever yet simple: with an internal combustion diesel engine at the front (powering the front wheels) and an electric motor to the rear (powering the rear wheels), this technology enables all four wheels to be driven when the engine and motor work together.

[via SeriousWheels]