With the Peugeot 208 GTi Lion brand showed his intention to return to the path of sports cars. In memory of the village is still recorded the Peugeot 205 GTi as one of the most effective spicy utility. The brand promise reincarnation of a myth, something that we found that was not entirely true in our second comparative GTi, published this week and was measured at 208 sportier with some of its rivals.
Well, technically not the most athletic, and now entering its commercialization in Spain the Peugeot 208 GTi 30th, or 30th anniversary for friends, with a price of 26,780 euros. It is probably the best reincarnate the 205 GTi as it commemorates the 30th anniversary of this legendary model. In addition to a completely different exterior and interior appearance, the 30th anniversary provides a more powerful engine with 208 horses and different chassis settings.
Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary, from 26,780 euros in Spain
If we criticized the Peugeot 208 GTi was a discreet car, now with this new special edition is another matter entirely. Input draw attention your body bicolor, combining a bright red with a black matte textured, getting a really attractive and sporty appearance. The alloy wheels 18 “are specific to this model, which underbody hides major changes.
Inside an equally sporty atmosphere is achieved, but more attractive than the production model. Gradients of black to red as tuners disappear to make way for black lacquered, with a red band on the door handles. Belts and mats are also specific model red. The seats are new invoice and developed by Peugeot Sport to deliver greater lateral grip.
But not only about doing coolest car, but also more effective. This 30th Anniversary model is 10mm lower than any Peugeot 208 GTi and way widths are 22mm higher front and 16 rear. To accommodate this extra width receives about aletines. The suspension has been completely revised in all its dimensions towards greater effectiveness. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires in sizes 205/40 with 18 “wheels housed in two separate inside front brake discs 323mm diameter bitten by fixed brake calipers with four pistons signed by Brembo.
On the engine Peugeot 208 GTi changes are also important. We 200bhp and 275Nm of torque to 208hp and 300Nm. This addition makes the 0-100 is completed in 6.5 seconds, three tenths less than in the standard model. Interesting detail to incorporate a Torsen limited-slip differential, which improve traction and cornering effectiveness of this pickle. Traction control and stability have been recalibrated to adapt to the new conditions of the vehicle.