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Thursday, May 20, 2010

New Car: Peugeot Tries to Challenge Golf GTI

Peugeot Tries to Challenge Golf GTIPeugeot Golf GTI brand isn't asleep for Peugeot afterwards all. Despite antecedent letters from assertive media outlets in the UK, the French close has just launched a new 308 GTi action auto archetypal for the European market.

Available alone as a 5-door archetypal (at atomic for the time being), the new 308 GTi gets the aforementioned 1.6-liter THP engine with a twin-scroll turbocharger begin on added PSA Peugeot and Citroen and MINI products, including Peugeot's own RCZ sports coupe.

It produces an achievement of 200-horsepower accessible from 5,500 to 6,800 rpm and a best torque of 275 Nm or 202.8 lb-ft amid 1,700 and 4,500 rpm. Power is beatific to the foreground auto through a six-speed chiral gearbox.

Peugeot says that the 308 GTi accelerates from aught to 100km/h (62mph) in 7.7 seconds, while it completes the 1,000m dart in 27.8 abnormal and allotment an boilerplate ammunition burning of 6.9 lt/100km or 34.1mpg US with 159 g/km of CO2.

The car's anatomy has aswell been acclimatized to bout the characteristics of the engine featuring a new abeyance and council caster arrangement setup, a 10mm lower ride acme and 340 mm bore anchor discs at the foreground and 290 mm at the rear. The 308 GTi rides on 18-inch admixture auto shod in 225/40 R18 action tires.

The administration upgrades over the accepted 308 are rather attenuate and cover a ablaze atramentous carbon-style admit beneath the foreground bumper, a lower foreground console acquired from the 308 CC, roof spoiler, a rear diffuser accomplished in Perla Nera black, GTI badges and accompanying chrome bankrupt pipes.

Distinctive autogenous appearance cover sports seats at the front, aluminum basal blow and accessory knob, covering action council caster with a bedfast basal and deride rests, and piano atramentous fascia trim.

In France, the 308 GTi will be launched on the10th June, with prices starting from €26,900

Peugeot Tries to Challenge Golf GTI


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