The New Peugeot 208 GTI: hitting the market
|   Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Peugeot is one of the car-manufacturing companies which have been in the motor world for many years. Some of the very successful productions of Peugeot are 306, 307 are the series. One of its early series was of 201 till 207 in which all models were not that successful in fact some were disappointing like 206 and 207. Now Peugeot has introduced its new 208 GTI which continues the progression of the early series and this will e the ultimate model of its range.


The New Peugeot 208 GTI:
The new Peugeot 208 GTI is the ultimate manufacture version of the same named previous model (Peugeot 208 GTI), and is earlier shown at the Paris Motor Show. This is the model which guarantees to strengthen the standards of the iconic 205 GTI. There was a time when the Peugeots were highly appreciated but the last some Peugeots including 207 and 206 were disappointing and its rival Renault sp ort has become popular among the fans of hot hatch. Hopefully this new 208 GTI will bring back the brilliance like its past.

The opening indications are promising as the car is 165kg and lighter than the previous one, claim to go up to 100km per hour (0-62mph) within 7 seconds even as utilizing just 145 grams of C02 per kilometer and can boost more torque at the point of 197bhp with its 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine.

Exterior of the car:
The outside look of the car has obviously some qualities or touches of the series but has really improved with some additions and innovations. The well-built wheel arches consists of 17inch alloy wheels, the brake discs are bigger and the suspension is an upscale one. The steering wheel is heavy in comparison to the previous versions and a sporty sound is tuned for the exhaust in it. It has twin-chromed exhausts; half of the interior is black leather. In addition it has the rear sensor facility for parking and a rear spoiler. The decorati ve touch es include the LED running lights, a crossed type flag grille; the C-pillars are equipped with the GTI badges that imitate the idea of the 205 GTI. It has the red stripes which describe the fast sign which brings back the eighties touch in it. The front of the car is wider.

The interior:
The inner look is decorated and equipped with high quality material and equipments. The interior is quite impressive as the dashboard and the steering wheel are spruced by the car's body-color. The seats are made of part-leather sports style and the pedals are of aluminum.

The new hot Peugeot 208 GTI is expected to go on sale on! 18th April of 2013, however, it would not be available for sale in UK in April but May. This new production will be against its rival, new Renault sport which is also going to be available this year. Hopefully the new Peugeot 208 GTI is going to be successful with its innovated additions and renovations and will surely bring to mind the memories of the legend 2 05 GTI of the late 80's and 90's.
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