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10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...

Peugeot 208 GTi badge will live on, 'PSE' for others - report

The global boss of Peugeot has confirmed this week the GTi badge will stay where it belongs on the flagship 208 hatch, despite rumours to the contrary. Responding to reports circulating late last year that suggested the company could swap out the GTi badge for its new electrified Peugeot Sport Engineered (PSE) branding, CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato told the UK's Autocar the 208 GTi would be protected...

Peugeot 208 named 2020 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 208 has beat out six other finalists to claim Europe's Car of the Year title for 2020. The French marque’s hatchback finished with 281 points, 39 ahead of the runner-up, Tesla’s Model 3, which claimed 242 points. The award was presented behind closed doors at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva following the cancellation of the 2020 Geneva Motor Show over concerns around the spread of coronavirus...

Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee

European crash-testing authority Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings for a slew of new models, including the BMW 1 Series, Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208. The third-generation 1 Series's switch to a front-wheel drive architecture didn't affect its ability to maintain a five-star rating against the latest criteria, managing 83 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection, 87 per cent for Child Occupant Protection, 76 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 72 per cent for Safety Assist...

Peugeot 208: New-gen model earmarked for 2020 launch in Oz

Peugeot Australia has indicated the new-generation 208 hatchback should make its way Down Under sometime in 2020, though it hasn't confirmed specific timing nor if we'll see the all-electric version. Speaking with media at the Australian launch of the Citroen C3 Aircross and Peugeot Expert, Ben Farlow, managing director for Peugeot Citroen Australia, said the new 208 should be available to Australia "shortly after" its European sales launch late this year or early next...

2019 Peugeot 208 revealed

Peugeot has revealed its new 208 baby hatchback ahead of an in-person debut at the Geneva motor show next week, complete with a pure-electric variant. Up front, the new supermini has a face with more than just a hint of 508 about it. The headlamps contain a condensed version of Peugeot's three-stripe claw graphics, the outermost of which link with a pronounced 'fang' running into the bumper...

2019 Peugeot 208 spied again

The next-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied on the snowy roads of Europe this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal at the Geneva motor show in March. As we've seen from previous prototypes, the new-gen 208 will be larger than the current model, and incorporate various design elements inspired by the company's latest aesthetic theme, meaning it should bear a strong resemblance to the 3008, 508 and 5008...

2019 Peugeot 208 spied inside and out

The next-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied up close and personal this week, including new shots of the upcoming light car's cabin. Scheduled for an anticipated reveal at the 2019 Geneva motor show next March, the 208 will sport an all-new design drawing upon the company's latest models – including the 508, 3008 and 5008 – for inspiration...

2019 Peugeot 208 spied

The second-generation Peugeot 208 has been spied undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. Although the prototype is wearing camouflage from head to toe, it's easy to see the new model will carry on many of the styling themes seen on today's car, including its overall shape...

Peugeot 208 GTi Édition Définitive arrives from $33,990 drive-away

Peugeot Australia has launched the 208 GTi Édition Définitive, complete with mechanical and cosmetic upgrades to send off production of the current-generation pint-sized hot hatch. Just 20 examples will make their way Down Under, priced from $33,990 drive-away – $4000 more than the new $29,990 drive-away price for the standard 208 GTi...

2019 Peugeot 208 GTi could go electric - report

The next-generation Peugeot 208 GTi is set to be revealed next year, and it could offer the option of petrol or electric power – according to a new report out of the UK. Auto Express quotes Peugeot's CEO, Jean-Pierre Imparato, indicating that customers will be able to "choose their powertrain"...