The Peugeot 208 brazilian is set to the day

Peugeot presented in Brazil to the aesthetic renewal of the 208, which not only comes with visual changes, but also with a new engine PureTech 1.2 three-cylinder and a new sporty version of 208 GT with engine THP turbo of 170 HP.

Peugeot-208-GT-Brasil-01Peugeot presented in Brazil the white-washing of the 208 produced locally. The Peugeot 208 MY2017 comes with some subtle exterior changes, technological, and mechanical and premiered in addition to a new sports version called 208 > .

In their versions of access, the Peugeot 208 brazilian is now offered with a new engine PureTech 1.2, a three-cylinder engine that produces 84 HP and that comes as a replacement to the previous four-cylinder of 1.5 liters. On the other hand the new 208 > , a kind of ‘GTI’ five-door uses the engine THP turbo 1.6-liter 166 HP.

In aesthetic terms the differences from the outgoing model are small. Won a front-end with a new beacons with a black mask, sconces chrome and new bumpers, as well as new are alloy wheels up to 17 inches, in addition to a few rear lights with new shape and light luces LED.

Peugeot-208-GT-Brasil-16The interior has not undergone any change of importance in its design, beyond the covering, the grilles of the ventilation and the steering wheel. Remained the system of information and entertainment with touch screen of seven inches with radio features, Bluetooth, on-board computer and an integrated navigation system.

the new 208 GT is recognized for an aesthetic outer specifies that includes grill with details in red, mirrors and spoiler in gloss black, wheels diamond of 17 inches and dual exhaust. In the interior features red accents on the dashboard and the stitching of the seats, the steering wheel and shift lever and aluminum pedals.

The new Peugeot 208 GT is also the only of the range that is offered with a electronic stability control, in addition to traction control, brake assistance, emergency assistance, hill-start and headlights with corner illumination.

In terms of its mechanics, it not only has the turbo engine of 166 HP, which is combined with a manual change of six marches, but has also won a new tune the steering, braking and suspensions. The 208 GT can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km / h in 8 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 220 km/h.

Its price in Brazil started in the 48.190 real (13.300 usd) for the version 1.2 Active of 84 HP and go up to the 78.990 real (21.800 dollars) for the GT version of 166 HP.

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Author: Adrian

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