The Peugeot 208 was launched back in 2012 and is now the car-maker’s best-selling model by some margin. Back with a new look – The new Peugeot 208 has been re-mastered, with a classier, sportier and more stylish look.
New Peugeot 208 Overview
Peugeot have now fitted the car with 3D LED rear lights as standard across the range, and added a striking new orange power exterior paint. The GT line and the GTi models have been incorporated into the line-up, courtesy of Peugeot Sport. The French car-maker has added more equipment option too; Mirror Screen, Active City Brake, Reversing Camera and Park assist to name a few. The New Peugeot 208 keeps the Puretech and BlueHDi, while meeting the latest Euro 6 emission standards. The best of these will emit just 79g/km of CO2.
New Peugeot 208 Design
From day one, the Peugeot 208 has been portrayed as an exciting urban hatch with bags of style and personality. The latest generation Peugeot has always fallen directly in-line with the Car-makers Brand, style concept and values. The designers at Peugeot have focused on primarily making the 208’s design more incisive, giving it a fresh new identity.
The new LED rear lights contribute 3 sweeping orange blades, giving the new Peugeot 208 a unique look. Because of the new unique blade LED rear lights – You’re new Peugeot 208 can be recognised from hundreds of metres away.
New Peugeot 208 Interior
The i-Cockpit is the affectionate name Peugeot have given to the cabin. with the number of instruments and controls have been reduced and simplified. The i-cockpit features a new smaller compact steering wheel, large touch screen console and heads-up control panel. As you can see from the image, the new Peugeot 208’s console and dash have been de-cluttered and simplified. The new 208 has a lower seating position for a better driving experience, an idea first put into action on the Peugeot 308 (“Car of the Year 2014”).
New Peugeot 208 Exterior & Colours
Peugeot will offer 3 types of paint (Solid, Metallic and Pearlescent) on the new 208, you can now order the car with a choice of 13 colours. The extra colour option goes some way to quenching the thirst of customers looking for a little differential and exclusiveness in their new Peugeot 208.
The highlight of the new colours is the Orange Power, similar to the orange found on the Ford Focus ST a few years back. It looks fresh and will appeal to the younger generation, with its head turning capability, joyful and sparkling colour tone.
Peugeot have also come up with new personalisation options for the new 208, they describe them as “a variety of unique personalisation possibilities full of originality”. Available as a factory-fit option is the Menthol White, which gives the car elegant and dynamic aura. Please note that personalisation packs are only available from the second trim level upwards.
New Peugeot 208 Trim Levels
Just like the Peugeot 308, 508 and RCZ, the new 208 already benefits from a wide distinctive range of trims and versions. This trend moves forward with the addition of the GT Line trim level, which has been added just recently to the full line-up of Peugeot models. Peugeot continue to push the boundaries of design by committing sporty, dynamic ideas into their cars. The latest example of this is new GTi 30th, the latest instalment from Peugeot Sport.
New Peugeot 208 GTi 30th
This new Monster hot-hatch has been called the most radical GTi yet; this latest instalment of the Peugeot GTi has been slotted straight into the new Peugeot 208 range. The French car-maker has included a new 2-tone red/black metallic on the new 208, the colours compliment the car and design well.
Black 18” alloys are standard on the car as well as, a Peugeot sport styling pack, bucket seats and red floor mats. Sports performance parts on the new Peugeot 208 GTi 30th include Brembo front brakes, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tyres, Torsen limited slip differential and customised suspension and steering settings. The new Peugeot 208 GTi 30th crowns the model line-up with it carrying the history of the Peugeot 200 model series.
New Peugeot 208 Engines
Peugeot have developed new ultra-efficient engines with CO2 emissions as little as 79/km, and they meet new euro 6 emission standards. There will be a series of new engines introduced in the near future, but for now Peugeot already have a variety of power-trains available. These are the new generation 3-cylinder engines, which show a real breakthrough in fuel consumption and Co2 emissions. Peugeot call the technology PureTech and that’s what it is essentially; it’s just pure engine technology. PureTech have a couple of petrol engines