Peugeot has revealed the refreshed 208 model that will make its world premiere during the Geneva Motor Show on March 4.
The vehicle receives a slightly redesigned front end with new headlights graphics, new radiator grille and a new bumper with different fog lights surround. At the back there is a set of new taillights with 3D LED design. Peugeot will also offer a set of new exterior colors.
Inside the cabin the French company has installed a leather steering wheel, new trim for the dashboard and a 7-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity, mobile applications via Peugeot Connect Apps and the new MirrorScreen system that makes it possible to transfer the screen of a smartphone to the vehicle’s screen.
The producer also announced the 208 will be offered in the GT Line trim level that includes gloss black grille and front fog lamp finishers, special 17-inch allow wheels, chrome window surrounds and exhaust tailpipe, half leather black-red sports seats and more.
Also, the GTi 30th Anniversary model is now a normal part of the range in the form of the GTi by PEUGEOT Sport version. It is equipped with lowered ride height, wider tracks, 18-inch wheels, matt black exterior parts, bucket seats, red mats and etc. Power is provided by a 1.6-liter THP turbo petrol unit with 208 HP (153 kW).
The model will be available with a wide range of diesel and petrol engines. The 1.6 Blue HDI engine will be offered with 75 HP (55 kW) and 100 HP (74 kW) and a 5-speed manual transmission or with 120 HP (88 kW) and a 6-speed manual gearbox. On the petrol side, there’s a new 1.2-liter turbocharged unit with 110 HP (81 kW) that can be mated to either a 5-speed manual or a new 6-speed automatic.
Sales of the 208 facelift will start from mid-June 2015 with production to take place in Poissy (France) and Trnava (Slovakia).
Full details are available at the press release section below.