Peugeot 208 GTi: the design

Production Cars 5 Dec 2012
Peugeot 208 GTi: the design


The exterior of the GTi is characterized by the new spoiler, the gloss black rear skirt, the exhaust with its trapezoid chromed double tailpipe.

Peugeot 208 GTi

The chromed trim strip decorates the window lower edge culminating in a signature accent that pays tribute to the illustrious 205 GTi.

Peugeot 208 GTi Design Sketch Peugeot 208 GTi Design Sketch

The quarter panel trim bears the GTi logo, in bright chrome accentuated in red highlights.

Peugeot 208 GTi

The same red is used on a number of details, including the brake calipers, grille lower bead, Peugeot lettering on the tailgate and on the grille.Peugeot 208 GTi Front view rendering

The mesh of the grille has a 3D chequered motif, with chromed inserts in the gloss black grille. The whole is subtly enhanced by the touches of chrome on the foglamp trim surrounds, the grille upper trim and the door mirrors.

Peugeot 208 GTi Peugeot 208 GTi

Fitted with 205/45 tires, the 17″ diamond Carbon wheels, with Storm paint and matt varnish, house 302mm ventilated discs at the front and 249mm at the rear.

The interior has a color scheme that combines red, black and satin chrome, with red GTi overstitching.

Peugeot 208 GTi Interior

The seats are upholstered in full grain Club Nappa leather and Caro Weave cloth, made dynamic by a red line.

Peugeot 208 GTi Steering Wheel Peugeot 208 GTi Dashboard

The dashboard, with a taut black polyurethane PVC covering with red overstitching, has a decoration of red graduating to black, matching the door crossbars.

The vehicle performance information is provided via the high-mounted instrument panel.

Technical Features

Peugeot 208 GTi

The new 208 GTi is powered by a 1.6 THP 200bhp gasoline engine coupled with a six-speed manual gearbox.

This performance benefits from the improvement achieved lightening the weight of the vehicle, which is just 1,160 kg. The 0-100 km/h sprint is expected to take less than 7 seconds.

(Image Courtesy: Peugeot for Car Body Design)

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  1. Hessam
    9/9/2014

    nice design.

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