The original Peugeot 308 has many achievements, and one of them is being the 2014 winner of the Car of the Year title. Now feast your eyes on the new and refined Peugeot 308 GT, an excellent vehicle to add to your collection.
Three horizontal claws highlight the presence of the company logo (the Peugeot Lion) on its radiator grille. Its top of the line full LED lighting functions include first-class LED headlamps (comprised of 62 LED elements), a display with unique direction indicators that scrolls consecutively (the number of LED elements is 30), as well as fog lamps. The 308 GT features a cumulative of 142 LEDs, including the addition of rear lights with 48 LED elements.
The side scuff plates on the lower body frame, accessories such as duo exhaust pipes, and the high-gloss Black diffuser, give the 308 a wholesome feel. There is the availability of distinguished 18-inch dual aspect Diamond wheels, and it already encompasses Ruby Diamond wheels which are 17-inches in size. A panoramic glass sunroof provides the car with an atmospheric sensation. The boot space is approximately 470 litres.
The high-quality passenger compartment will leave you awestruck once you get inside. Stainless steel door sills, aluminium pedals, anthracite-coloured roof headliner, and trim parts make up the default features. Floor mats, door panels, dashboard, gearbox bellows, and the upholstery are fashioned with red stitching.
You will become one with your Peugeot i-Cockpitâ once you step inside. A unique and pleasurable driving experience is obtained because of the head-up instrument panel and the tiny, distinctive, perforated leather steering wheel.
An exclusive GT welcome is showcased on the instrument panel with its checkered flag backdrop when you turn on the engine. A stylish red-and-black sporty theme makes up the 9.7-inch touchscreen display.
As with other Peugeot models, the innovators behind the 308 GT did not skip over quality assurance. A unique blend of design and performance render the new 308 with an incredible finish. An alluring feline look comes from the cosmopolitan front lighting signature, which comprises of full LED headlamps.
Heat-orientated door panels, a full-grain leather steering wheel, and foam-backed dashboard are just some of the exemplary elements that make up the beautifully furnished interior of the car. Drivers and passengers alike are in for the most luxurious rides of their life.
Take the stress out of driving with the Peugeot 308, with Connected 3D Navigation from Active Level*. In alliance with TomTom® the system receives actual-time updates on the conditions of traffic during any voyage. It also suggests different routes where possible. Extra aspects comprise of local weather conditions and the rates of gas pumps. For smooth pairing of your mobile device, Peugeot 308 also includes Mirror Screen® functionality including Android Auto, Apple CarPlay™ and Mirror Link®. There’s also a connected 3D navigation system from Active Level.
Additional technological innovations include active city braking, lane departure warning, as well as adaptive cruise control. Safety is ensured as there is a total of six airbags present inside the vehicle. The availability of the rear parking camera allows for stress-free handling.
There are three selectable drive modes – Eco, Normal, and Sport. If you select Eco then it’s the best choice to curb fuel consumption. Sport allows for several changes to the car, such as a boost of weight to the steering, the dampers stiffen, and a new talk mapping is engaged. The Sport mode allows for a more stable drive when sharp turns are encountered.
Combined with an array of electronics to further fuel efficiency, the Peugeot 308 GT incorporates the same engine that is present in the 308 and 308 SW. The BlueHDi greatly decreases (at a rate higher than 90%) NOx emissions, controls emissions of CO2, and clearly disposes of particulates (99%).
Equipped with the 1.6 litre turbo, 163hp three-cylinder petrol-fueled turbo engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox/6-speed automatic EAT6, this car is a mechanical wonder, by merging strength and aptitude, it decreases CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by a total of 21%. This comes as no surprise as in 2013 and 2014, Peugeot ranked the second lowest for average CO2 emissions among generalist brands in Europe.