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autoviva2014-06-30 15:59:58

Peugeot celebrates 30 years of the 205 GTi

Special Edition of the 208 GTi unveiled this weekend in Goodwood

 
 
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The special edition comes with a new engine 1.6-liter THP petrol

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the launch of the iconic 205 GTi205 GTiPeugeot 205 GTiFrance, 1984 > present2 photos
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has launched a special edition "30th" based on the current 208 GTi208 GTiPeugeot 208 GTiFrance, 2013 > present7 photos
. The launch of this special vehicle happened this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed​​.

The special edition comes with a new engine 1.6-liter THP petrol, whose power was increased to 208hp with 300Nm of torque. Combined with a manual six-speed gearbox and the Torsen differential taken from RCZ RRCZ RPeugeot RCZ RFrance, 2013 > present8 photos
, the new engine meets Euro 6 emissions standards.

Thanks to this update on the engine the 208 GTi 30th Edition can reach 100km/h in 6.5 seconds, with CO2 emissions of 125g/km.

The suspension was also lowered by 10 mm, and the front and rear axles have both been enlarged. The special edition also gets even bigger alloy wheels and new 18-inch chromed double exhaust pipes at the rear. Peugeot also states that ESP systems and traction control were recalibrated to become less obtrusive and the direction was also refined to improve the handling of the sports car.

As with the 308 R308 RPeugeot 308 RFrance, 2013 > present1 photo
and the Exalt concept, the 208 GTi 30th has a body in two distinct colors. Customers will still be able to get a body in two distinct materials.

Inside the Peugeot introduced new carpets and the sides of the seats were upholstered in Alcantara with red stitching. Furthermore each of the cars receives a numbered plate.

The sales of the special edition 208 GTi 30th are scheduled for November after being shown at the Paris Motor Show in October.

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208 Gen.1208 Gen.1
208 GTi 30th Edition208 GTi 30th Edition
Engine
Straight 4
Displacement
98 cu in
Top Speed
143 mph
Transmission
6, Manual
Maximum power
208 hp @ 6000 rpm
Type
Hatchback
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
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