3 Comments
2015 Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Special Revealed Photo:
peugeot_208_gti_002 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_012 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_029 Photo: tmr
2015 Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary - Overseas Photo:
peugeot_208_gti_009 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_028 Photo: tmr
2015_peugeot_208_gti_30th_03 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_022 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_031 Photo: tmr
2015_peugeot_208_gti_30th_01 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_018 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_033 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_007 Photo: tmr
peugeot_208_gti_013 Photo: tmr
 
 
Mike Stevens | Jun, 27 2014 | 3 Comments

Peugeot has revealed a powered-up version of its perky 208 GTi hot hatch this week, celebrating the performance badge’s 30th birthday.

Set to debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week, the 208 GTi 30th sees its 1.6 turbo petrol engine tuned to deliver 155kW - up from 147kW in the regular model.

Power is again sent to the front wheels through a six-speed manual - but this time there’s also the same Torsen limited-slip differential featured with the bigger and more powerful RCZ R coupe.

Peugeot says all of this will help the special GTi pug punch its way to 0-100km/h in 6.5 seconds, shaving 0.3 seconds off the regular model’s time.

There’s more: along with enhanced steering settings and a 10mm lower suspension package, the 208 GTi 30th also boasts a track that is 22mm wider at the front and 16mm wider at the rear.

The package is rounded out with a stealth black finish to most of the garnishes, along with big 18-inch black wheels, a larger rear spoiler and the same red contrast to the rear that appeared on the recent Exalt and 308 R concepts.

The 208 GTi 30th goes on sale in Europe in November. Frustratingly, Peugeot has confirmed today that we won't see this one in Australia.

Watch this space.

MORE: Peugeot News and Reviews
MORE: Hot Hatches

 
TMR Comments
3 Comments

Finance Calculator

Repayment is : $

Latest Comments
 
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.