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Peugeot 308

Peugeot announced Wednesday, the new 208, the evolution of one of the most successful cars of the French trade. The manufacturer says about the new hatchback that is "the most ambitious change" that made ​​it to a car street, the new model is lighter than the current 207, although having the same wheelbase.

The criticism concerning the handling and light weight of its predecessor the B segment, Peugeot has tried to build the car as having the characteristics 205,

Autocar.co.uk reports.

208 weighs 975 kg, with 173 less than 207. Also, 208 is shorter by 70 mm (3690 mm ​​- total) and 10 mm lower (1492 mm). The wheelbase is identical, with 2540 mm and despite reductions outside, passengers now have more room. The boot is larger than that of 207, is 285 liters.



Peugeot promises a significantly improved interior, with emphasis on style and high quality materials. The steering wheel is smaller instruments - located above and dominates the center dash touchscreen.

Previous generation engines are now replaced with new engines of 1.0 and 1.2 liter VTI. The smallest engine boasts consumption of under four liters per hundred kilometers and CO2 emissions of 99g/km. Power units are between 75 and 100 horses.

Will be offered and five diesel engines, some of which are equipped with micro-hybrid technology. Four variants will have start-stop system, and a consumption of about three liters per 100 km and CO2 emissions of 87g/km.


The new Peugeot 208 will enter showrooms next summer, will be available in three and five door versions. Then come and 208 GTI, the end of 2012.
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