The 2015 Peugeot 208 is a super-mini (segment B) produced by French manufacturer Peugeot and unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2012. The first Peugeot 208 models were three-door hatchbacks produced in 2011 at the new plant of the company in Slovakia. In June 2012, were available as five-door hatchbacks, 2015 Peugeot 208 production also began the French Peugeot plants in Mulhouse and Poissy.
2015 Peugeot 208 Specifications and design
The 2015 Peugeot 208, developed under the code name “A9” is built on the PSA PF1 platform and the weight is reduced by 173 kg (110 kg on average) compared to 207 and still offer more space than the predecessor. The boot provides 285 L (10 cubic feet) (VDA) space, 15 L (1 cubic foot) more than 207, and the legroom in the rear seat increments of 5 cm (2 inches). The design was led by Pierre Authier, with the Sylvain Henry as exterior designer.
The 2015 Peugeot 208 interior design is by Adam Bazydlo and color and the fit is by Marie Sanou. The car will feature a computer screen as a tablet and the panoramic glass roof surrounded by LED lights. The car is relatively streamlined with a drag coefficient, Cd, 0.29.
2015 Peugeot 208 Engines
All 2015 Peugeot 208 petrol engines comply with Euro 5 engines and diesel with CO2 emissions of 99 g / km or less. Besides petrol four-cylinder inherited from previous model, from September 2012, the 208 was offered with two new units of three-cylinder with variable valve timing, 1.0 VTi (68 hp) and 1.2 VTi (82 hp ). The 1.0 comes with an advertised fuel consumption of 4.3 L / 100 km (66 mpg-imp; 55 mpg-US) and a value of CO2 emissions of 99 g / km.
The 2015 Peugeot 208 GTI is equipped with a turbocharged 1.6-liter (1,598 cc) four-cylinder turbo petrol Prince online that produces 197 hp @ 5800 rpm and 203 lb-ft @ 1,700 rpm, and is equipped with a manual six-speed transmission . Teh 2015 Peugeot 208 GTI prince Motor is shared with the Mini and several Citroën.
The range of diesel units begins with the four-cylinder 1.4-liter e-HDi, originally introduced in 2010 for the 207, which provides 50 kW (68 hp, 67 hp) coupled power in 208, with published fuel economy and emissions figures of 3.4 l / 100 km (83 mpg-imp; 69 mpg-US) and 87 g / km.
2015 Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak
In April 2013, a 208 T16 was tested by Sébastien Loeb in the Mont Ventoux. Loosely based on shape and design of production of 208, the T16 is a light weight of 875 kg (1929 pounds) of vehicles using the rear wing of the Peugeot 908, and has a 3.2-liter, twin-turbo V6 engine , developing 875 hp (652 kW; 887 PS) in order to compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill. At Pikes Peak on June 30, 2013, Sébastien Loeb uses the 208 T16 to break a record of Rhys Millen time, established in 2012 in the first completely paved roads in the history of the competition. It was created 13,878: The previous record of 9: 46,164 was destroyed, and a new record time of 8. The 2015 Peugeot 208 also won the race hillclimbing in 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed.