Little Lion claws with light

Stuttgart, February 16, 2015

Even if you hardly can believe: The current Peugeot 208 has been around for three years on the market. Now the little lion is revised to make it fit for its second half of life. The update model ( 5 to 15 March 2015) presented at the Geneva Motor Show and will be at the dealer from June 2015.

New front apron

Visually, the 208 is finely sanded carefully. In front there is a new apron with distinctive styled fog lamp sockets, the lights move on to the outside. The now wider grille and chrome surround its broader were voiced integrated into the apron, characterized the face of the lion looks more grown up. In addition, the headlights get changed aperture in black and chrome. Really hot it gets at the rear: The LED lights shine now in a three-prong design. In the cockpit, especially the materials were improved. To get the dashboard panel a new grain. The multimedia system is supplemented by a mirror screen system ?? so you can mirror the screen of a smartphone to the touchscreen of the vehicle in order to use their own apps.

Orange Power as a new color

To stand out from the crowd with its 208, you can order a new body colors. Among them is the shimmering metallic finish "Orange Power" to find. In addition, the exterior with the help of individualization packets can get more flair, such as the " White Menthol " package. It includes a special grille with white embossing and black trim, well-colored fog light trim with white accent stripes, white Peugeot lettering and side markers and black mirror shells.

GT-Line as a trim level

Also as of June 2015, the GT trim level line will be to have. This is similar to the sports version GTI and falls outside on by red and black accents and chrome parts, GT-Line lettering and a chrome exhaust end. Inside there are sports seats are upholstered in red and black faux leather and lots of red inserts and decorative seams. The car is steered with a flat-bottomed steering wheel, in addition, you can enjoy a Alupedalerie and black seat belts with red stripes. The GT Line is available for purchase for three-and five-door model with the 110-horsepower gasoline engine as well as for the 1.6 - liter diesel with 100 and 120 hp.

To have 208-horsepower sports model now always

Another new feature will make the hearts of sports fans beat faster: the radical special model 208 GTi 30th is now integrated as " by GTi Peugeot Sport" in the product range. The 208-hp biter is among other things a lowering along with specially tuned chassis, wheel spacers, 18-inch wheels, bucket seats, Brembo brakes front and a Torsen limited slip.

Turbo gasoline engine added

The engines of the 208 were once fine-tuned in terms of their consumption and emissions and trimmed to € 6. The new 1.6-liter diesel BlueHDi ( 75 to have 100 and 120 hp ) are all below 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Efficient model is the 75 - hp version, which is to consume only three liters per 100 kilometers. Up to this entry all diesels are coupled with a start-stop system. In the petrol there is the three-cylinder vacuum cleaner 1.0 PureTech with 68 hp and the 1.2 PureTech with 82 hp. Growth now comes in the form of PureTech 1.2 turbo, which sends 110 horsepower to the road. The machine can be linked to the new automatic EAT6 (Efficient Automatic Transmission 6).

Even the prices announced

There at the new prices no information is currently starting at 12,300 euros of the 208, the 208-hp special edition 30th GTi is to have from 27,590 euros . (HD)