It’s here! We knew it was coming, we knew almost everything about him, and could not wait for the Goodwood Festival to come to light. So the Peugeot 308 GTI . The compact sports gala premieres mark, a level above 308 GT also appeared recently, but now with more claw and two flavors of power. 250 and 270 horses
Peugeot was cautious about decorating his sports car, with permission from R. RCZ has played only where he had to play, as the front bumper, side skirts, rear diffuser or Dual Output exhaust large. The set also gives us an aggressive picture that comes from the hand of each 18-inch wheels for the version of 250 hp and 19 inches for 270 horses.
Details are, however, going to make a difference. The two-tone paint and take center stage in Peugeot 208 GTI 30th began with a saga that now reaches 308 GTI. In addition to standard paint palette, now comes the duotone combination 2/3 front body painted in red and 1/3 bottom in black color.
Inside are enough changes to know we’re behind the wheel of a sporty Peugeot. The sports seats with the logo of Peugeot Sport welcome us, but then you look at a bottle of sports updates and an even smaller wheel. Retains the peculiar construction i-cockpit to the driving position.
What’s interesting is under the hood. We thought the Peugeot 308 GTI come or yes with 1.6 THP 270 hp . And so he has done, but also gives us a little more rational and less powerful option with 250 horses power. Both with 330 Nm of torque. The engine is the same and comes with front wheel drive and manual 6 relations . And here the differences begin.
The 308 GTI 250 rushing 0-100 km / h in 6.2 seconds, while the 308 GTI 270 does the same six seconds . As you will understand, to control more reliable manner 270 GTI power, it mounted a limited slip Torsen differential kind, an item that already gives very good results in the RCZ R.
Beyond Peugeot Sport has worked on the chassis , making a firmer suspension and lowering the body 11 mm. The brake system is also more powerful and, again, both mounted different material. The 250 GTI equipped with front discs and 298 330 m behind while riding the 270 GTI 380 mm at the front axle .
The new Peugeot 308 GTI could not have come at a better time, a time when all manufacturers want to have their compact hyper vitaminado. Although not known for our market prices, should get to Spain next fall .
Source – Peugeot
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Article Peugeot 308 GTI comes the French warrior with 250 and 270 hp has originally been published in Current Motor.