Peugeot 208 2012: Betrayed by the web
Once again, the unveiling of a new car was ahead on the net and this time, it is one of the little Peugeot 208 in its version 2012.
All this is done only 24 hours before the official unveiling planned by the marketing department of the manufacturer.
Replacing the 207
The new range of economical cars that ad's mission is to replace the Peugeot 207, the best-selling French car group for several years.
Compared to the 207, the Peugeot 208 is slightly shorter and mild while providing a little more outbursts to rear passengers, in addition to offering more cargo space and versatility. The structure of the car is a composed 25% of recyclable materials and organic.
Aesthetic dimension, the hatchback versions has three and five-door is to be discovered with a much nicer and certainly more successful than not was that of the Peugeot 207 dress. It will also be possible to surround the headlights of a new headband lumonosite LED.
From entry-level, the car ad a weight of only 975 pounds.
A techno inside
208 also inherited a completely revised interior and back, which gives way to a new dashboard can henceforth make way for modern technologies of telematics.
In this chapter, the car will offer, for a few dollars more, a large touch screen, the possibility to connect to smart phones to 3G technology, navigation, or even radio stations by satellite. A communication system head high is also expected.
More frugal engines
The petrol and diesel engines that will be under the hood of the 208 p'tite fumes have more CO2 friendly environment. Thus, 80% of the 208 engines will be associated to a system of stop / starting, which activates whenever the car stops.
According to the data of the manufacturer, the most thrifty diesel engine offered, would present an average fuel consumption of just 3.4 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 99g/km has limits.
The car will be at the International Motor Show in Geneva in March 2012.