Peugeot would be developing a sports variant of the SUV 2008 is expected to use the THP Turbo 1.6-liter engine with an output around 175 hp.
N you like it or not, SUV have gradually become market players and brands are slowly filling with new models some more specific niches. That is the case of SUV sports court, which is where Peugeot seems to be pointing to a possible 2008 GTI .
According to indicating the French publication Auto-Moto, Peugeot 2008 GTI has already been carried out shoes while dailies in Spain, prior to their production start step, to get first to the Asian and South American markets .
Under the hood there would not be many surprises as ride the famous engine THP Turbo 1.6-liter PSA used in numerous models, which this time would yield 175 hp force , and go associated with a 6 speed manual transmission with shorter development and a new system of improved brakes.
The same source also indicates that inside dominate the red and black colors, have new sports seats upholstered in Alcantara , plus some other details that will try to give a sportier image. After its launch, the 2008 GTI will become one of the main rivals of Nissan Juke , which is offered in some variants in excess of 200 horsepower.
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