The Peugeot 308 GT will be available to order from November as either a hatchback or as the SW estate. -We are waiting on prices and full specifications, but we do know that first deliveries will take place in January 2015.
The sporty 308 GT has been lowered by 7mm at the front and 10 mm at the rear with a revised suspension set-up over the standard car. It rides on 18” ‘Diamant’ alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres and brakes have up-rated with larger discs. There is GT bespoke styling including full LED headlights, dynamic sequential indicators which move from the inside to outer edge, the Peugeot badge is moved to the grille from the bonnet, there are twin exhausts and widened side sill finishers.
The interior sees the roof lining and upper window pillars finished in anthracite. -There is red stitching throughout the cabin and aluminium detailing on the pedals coupled with stainless steel sill finishers in the door apertures. When you start up the 308 GT you even are greeted by a GT welcome message, even the touchscreen supports a new colour scheme called ‘Redline’.
There is a choice of either a petrol or diesel engine - the Peugeot 308 GT 205 is powered by a 1.6-litre THP 205PS petrol engine with stop/start technology and a six speed manual gearbox. -In hatchback it is capable according to NEDC figures on the combine cycle 50.4 mpg with CO2 output of 130 g/km, the SW model records 48.7 mpg and emissions of 134 g/km. The diesel 308 GT 180 is powered by a 2.0-litre BlueHDi 180 engine and with six-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shift. CO2 emissions are 103 g/km and 70.6mpg for the hatchback, and 107g /km and 68.9 mpg for the SW edition.
On the tech front there is Blind Spot Monitoring, Park Assist with automatic parallel or perpendicular parking plus the Driver Assistance Pack includes, Dynamic Cruise Control, Emergency Collision Detection and Emergency Collision Braking System.
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