There are three trim levels of the stylish new Peugeot 308 CC - Sport, SE and GT.
The Sport model introduces the lively 1.6-litre VTi 120 petrol and the accomplished HDi 110 diesel engines, at £19,495 and £20,495 respectively. The high level of standard equipment includes 16" alloy wheels, a full body coloured exterior, front fog lights, black / grey Sports cloth trim and black instrument dials.
In car entertainment is provided by Peugeot's new Connect Sound RD4-1 Radio/CD player and audio pack - 6 speakers & audio remote control. For comfort and convenience air conditioning, a leather steering wheel and remote control locking glove box and centre armrest storage are also made standard. Safety and security features include the electric folding retractable roof, six Smart safety airbags, unfastened seatbelt detection system and ESP (Electronic Stability Programme that includes ABS, EBFD & EBA).
Additional specification over the Sport model for the SE includes larger 17" alloy wheels, the Visibility Pack (automatic rain sensing front wipers, automatic headlamps and an electrochrome rear view mirror), ambient lighting, rear parking aid, cruise control with speed limiter, climate control air conditioning, alarm (Thatcham category 1 Approved), and the upgrade stereo - Peugeot Connect Sound radio/CD with Aux & MP3 playback. Prices for the SE start at £20,395.
The Peugeot 308 CC SE model can be specified with any of the entire 308 CC engine range - petrol engines with the VTi 120, THP 150 or THP 140 with automatic gearbox, or diesel engines with HDi 110, HDi 140 or HDi 136 with automatic transmission.
The range-topping Peugeot 308 CC GT model can be specified with the petrol THP 150 or HDi 140 diesel engine. Extra features include leather trim, a windstop, larger 18" alloy wheels, tyre pressure sensor, front and rear parking aid and Peugeot's Connect HiFi (JBL HiFi pack). The Airwave (temperature controlled) neck heating system is standard equipment (and available on SE models when combined with leather trim). Peugeot 308 CC GT prices start at £23,495.
Exclusive to the UK and for the first Peugeot 308 CC owners is an exclusive model - the GT100, available at £23,595. As the name suggests it is limited to just 100 CCs, and includes an enhanced GT specification with the most powerful engine in the Peugeot 308 CC range - the THP 150 petrol engine. Metallic paint is standard with a choice of Nera Black or Pearl White. Further features include the Electric Pack (which includes electric seat adjustment), 'GT100' carpet mats, 'GT100' chrome door sills and GT100 badging. GT100 customers will be supplied with a personalised leather-bound pack commemorating their exclusive purchase which includes a numbered build plaque.
The Peugeot 308 CC will be available in the UK market from the 1st June 2009, however the 100 potential customers of the GT100 can obtain them in May, preceding the formal release date.Published 16 March 2009