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Meet the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak

After recently announcing that it was returning to the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb with nine-tine WRC champion Sebastien Loeb, Peugeot has just released these images of its upcoming ‘Unlimited’ class hillclimber. Among the details we can pick out are a carbon-fibre body with flared wheelarches, side exhaust, roof scoop and a big rear wing. The […]


No 208 Estate or Convertible but a 2008 SUV Crossover is planned

Peugeot has revealed that there will be no CC (Convertible) or SW (estate) versions of the new 208, but a 2008 SUV/Crossover is expected. The new Peugeot 208 has a weight of expectations resting on its new shoulders, with Peugeot finding sales harder to come by and hoping the new 208 may rekindle some of […]


208 GTI: ‘The best or we forget it’

Peugeot’s 208 GTI concept will not be made into a production car unless “it is the best car in the category’, a senior company official has told Autocar. Peugeot director of range Laurent Blanchet, who reports directly to company president Xavier Peugeot, said evaluation work was already under way as to whether the GTI should […]


Peugeot 208 GTi revealed

Peugeot is revealing not one, but two concept cars in Geneva, which present two expressions of the Marque’s upmarket trend in the supermini segment. These concept cars interpret the generation leap already defined by the 208 but in different contexts. The XY Concept is intended for city dwellers who love distinction and refinement, whereas the […]


Spy pictures: Peugeot 208 GTI

The new car that will take Peugeot back into the hot hatch arena, the Peugeot 208 GTI, has been spied testing for the first time. Spotted during cold weather development work in the middle of Scandinavia, this three-door Peugeot 208 doesn’t sport the aggressive rear wing or bespoke front grille that’s expected to feature on […]


Peugeot Announces Its Withdrawal From Le Mans Effective Immediately

  Peugeot announced its withdrawal from Le Mans effective immediately. While the diesel Peugeot 908 prototype won the 2009 24 hours of Le Mans outright, and has also earned 14 victories out of the 16 races in 2011, Peugeot has decided to terminate its endurance racing program in order to place greater emphasis on its […]


GENEVA PREVIEW: World premiere for Peugeot 208

PSA has revealed more details of the Peugeot 208, the world premiere of which will be on 6 March at the Geneva motor show. This successor to the three- and five-door hatchback versions of the 207 will be launched in Europe in spring 2012, PSA states (June for the UK). The 208 will be available […]


No budget Peugeot 207

PEUGEOT’S 207 will not be offered as a budget alternative to the new 208, the firm’s UK boss has told Car Dealer. While the brand-new 208 arrives in June, Peugeot MD Tim Zimmerman has ruled out offering the 207 as a cheaper alternative. ‘When the 207 was launched, we offered a 206 Plus for a […]


New Peugeot 208 to boast stop-start technology

Some truly remarkable emission statistics have been achieved by several carmakers – but surely the new Peugeot 208 super-mini, which launches this year, is among the absolute best. That’s because the 208, which is available in three-door and five-door body styles with a host of different petrol and diesel engines can achieve CO2 emissions as […]