Feb 18, 2013– Paris, France (Techreleased) –Peugeot 208 XY snd Peugeot 208 GTi. The 208 revolutionises customer choice in the supermini sector with its compact, economic, well-equipped and stylish. At the wheel, the driver quickly feels at one with the car, discovering a pleasant driving experience the like of which they have not had before. The 208 is also shaking up the Premium segment … with the Peugeot 208 XY and 208 GTi introducing the qualities of comfort, versatility and occupant space. These two distinctive versions make their mark with strong and differentiated expressions.
A few weeks from their launch, the Peugeot 208 XY – an exclusive and urban chic vehicle – and the 208 GTi – which brings a legend back to life – will be on display at Geneva, and the jewels of a now complete 208 range.
With three-door body styles, strong exterior identities, distinctive headlight signature on their front face, exclusive 17″ wheels, sophisticated working of the materials and colours, special interior ambiances: even before the ignition is switched on the Peugeot 208 XY and 208 GTi are expressed with a sculpted, athletic and elegant Peugeot style, and both have the ability to turn heads.
Driving pleasure will always be a given. The Peugeot 208 XY offers powerful and economical petrol and e-HDi diesel engines with outputs between 92 to 155bhp. For the 208 GTi, its chassis can comfortably handle the full potential of the 1.6-litre THP 200bhp engine coupled with the manual gearbox with six close-ratio gears and impressively with CO2 emissions of just 139g/km.