Peugeot 208 GTi scheduled for Paris

Peugeot pulls the wraps off the new 208 GTi hatchback, a sporty model revealed in concept form at the previous Geneva Motor Show edition.

Under the bonnet of the new 208 GTi, a model which will be seen in premiere at Paris, sits a revised 1.6-liter petrol engine capable to deliver 197hp and 275Nm of torque.

Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi

You will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 7 seconds, a six-speed manual gearbox makes sure to transfer the power to the front wheels.

Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi

A high performance braking system with 302mm (front) and 249mm (rear) ventilated discs hides behind the 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with 205/45 tires.

Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi

The French model also benefits from revised tracks, suspension, steering and shock absorbers while new anti-roll bars also improve the performance.

Peugeot 208 GTi

Peugeot 208 GTi

Aesthetic improvements include LED headlamps, chrome accents, side sills, trapezoidal tailpipes and GTi logos. The all-new Peugeot 208 GTi will hit the European showrooms starting next year with pricing following to be announced at Paris.

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