The 208 GTi 30th delivers a more intense driving sensation enhanced with a new Euro 6 1.6-litre THP petrol engine developing 300Nm of torque and maximum power increased to a symbolic 208hp. Mated to a six-speed manual gearbox, it has exceptional traction and efficiency assured through the specification of a Torsen differential and specific suspension and steering settings.
The more radical temperament shines through with the 208 GTi 30th. The suspension is lowered by 10mm, the track widened by 22mm at the front and 16mm at the rear, and larger wheels giving it a pronounced sports car posture on the road. Matt black side skirts and wheel arch extensions that cover new 18" wheels finished with matt black rims and other detailing ensure that the this limited edition shows off it’s sporty intentions.
The sporty temperament of the 208 GTi 30th can also be seen in the figures: 0 to 62mph in 6.5 seconds and standing kilometre in 26.5 seconds. Mid-range acceleration is also of a high level with with 5th gear acceleration from 50 to 70mph possible in 6.0 seconds. Its performance and sharper handling are achieved with efficiency that is unprecedented in the segment, with CO2 emissions of just 125g/km.
A year after its launch over 10,000 Peugeot 208 GTi Hatchbacks have been produced, confirming the success of the reinterpretation of the GTi icon - offering a well-specified, performance sports model from Peugeot.
The 208 GTi 30th goes on public display at the next Paris Motor Show in October and will be available for sale from November.