The 2015 Peugeot 308 GT offers a wonderful aerodynamic and also stylistic purity. The black lacquered rear view mirrors merge with the tinted windows. Noticeably expanded by its sill finishers, the 308 GT rests on 18″gemstone wheels shod with Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres. Baptised ‘Diamant’, these dual-aspect wheels are special to the 308 GT with their fluted spokes and also engraved concept.
2015 Peugeot 308 GT Review
The brand-new second-generation Peugeot 308 has been seven years planned and also the French auto maker has big plans for the overhauled small vehicle, hoping it will certainly re-establish the brand within the segment and be a disruptive force versus the top-sellers.
This new GT trim is readily available in both the hatchback as well as wagon versions. Power is given by either a gas or a diesel motor, with both mills being the most powerful of the 308 schedule.
The new Peugeot 308 Australian array will be released in two phases:
The very first release will be the 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petroleum engine capable of creating 96kW and also 230Nm, which is offered in the Access base version hatch out with a manual or automatic transmission (from $21,990 guidebook; $23,990 automobile)– well listed below the previous entry-level design, the Style, which started at $27,490.
The next step up is the Active variation, which has the very same engine and also a common car, valued at $27,340. It includes 16-inch alloy wheels, 9.7-inch touchscreen, automated lights as well as wipers, automated dual-zone environment control, rear car parking sensing units, leather emergency brake and also guiding wheel, seat back pockets, back armrest with ski-port, guiding wheel controls, hill start help and satin chrome interior highlights.
Peugeot 308 GT Exterior
The exterior of the new Peugeot 308 speaks an entirely different style language to the previous generation. The look is much more German than the peculiar style the French are renowned for– something that could disturb some French design perfectionists yet is likely to appeal to a much wider sector of the market.
Interior of Peugeot 308 GT
Peugeot’s i-Cockpit features a compact steering wheel, head up control panel, 9.7-inch media screen, and elevated main console.
Interior top quality has actually been boosted with soft-touch products on the dash and doors, door systems have actually been improved so the noise made by shutting the door is much more “assuring” and also acoustics therapy has been improved.
The head up instrument panel has divided opinion in the CarAdvice office; directly it works for me.
2015 Peugeot 308 GT Price
Prices is not yet readily available however anticipate the 308 GT to sit above the range-topping Feline trim. Our finest hunch is these performance-oriented cars will retail from around $21,990 to $37,490.