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Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Special Edition coming to Australia

The sporty Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary special edition will launch in Australia in the first quarter of 2015. CarAdvice understands it’ll hit our shores in February or possibly March though we’re yet to receive official confirmation. The 208 has been overhauled by Peugeot Sport, drawing inspiration from the iconic hot-hatch, the 205 GTi both inside and out...

Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air 2L prototype to debut in Paris

Taking the stage at this year's Paris motor show will be the Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air 2L, which demonstrates the latest iteration of the company's interesting hybrid system. The car is part of PSA Peugeot Citroen's bid to meet the French government's target of having an affordable car that drinks just 2.0 litres per 100 kilometres on the market by 2020...

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Edition unveiled

The Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary Edition has been unveiled with more power and torque at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Under the hood the 30th Anniversary Edition sports an uprated 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol motor. In this car the BMW/Peugeot/Citroen engine, which recently won the gong for International Engine of the Year between 1...

Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary model headed for Goodwood

A special Peugeot 208 GTi 30th Anniversary edition model will debut at next week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Peugeot released a teaser image of the “specially enhanced” limited edition 208 GTi, which sports a Union Jack flag at the base of its grille in honour of the famous British hill climb event...

Peugeot 208 Cabriolet due in 2015, report claims

The Peugeot 208 is set to lose its lid, according to reports out of France. Caradisiac reports the French brand's city car will adopt a fully automated soft-top lid for the three-door by "late 2015" following a reveal at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show...

Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE concept: 2.1L/100km, 8.0sec 0-100km/h

The Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE concept will showcase the French manufacturer's ultra-fuel-efficient city car ambitions when it debuts at next month's Frankfurt motor show. Previewed as a technology demonstration at March's Geneva motor show, the 208 Hybrid FE is now a fully functional, seemingly production-ready concept...

Peugeot 208 GTi Pikes Peak Edition rumoured

French car maker Peugeot is reportedly working on a special edition of the recently released Peugeot 208 GTi in recognition of Sebastien Loeb's record-crushing run at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. Based on the Peugeot 208 GTi hot-hatch, the Pikes Peak Edition could reportedly launch with an extra 15-22kW for a total output of 164-171kW...

MG 6 scores four-star ANCAP safety rating

The Holden Trax, Peugeot 208 and Citroen DS5 have scored the maximum five-star rating in the latest round of crash tests from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), while the MG 6 received only four. The five-star safety ratings apply to all variants of the Trax and DS5, while ANCAP says the 208's rating applies specifically to the five-door, four-cylinder hatch variants...

Peugeot 208 GTi launches from $29,990

Marking a return to the hot-hatch genre for the brand in this country, the Peugeot 208 GTi has arrived priced from $29,990. Available in 1160kg three-door form only, with a single drivetrain option - a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder producing 147kW and 275Nm, linked to a six-speed manual - the 208 GTi will compete against the forthcoming Ford Fiesta ST and Renault Sport Clio 200, in addition to the current Volkswagen Polo GTI, Skoda Fabia RS, Citroen DS3 and Fiat 500 Abarth...

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak: Loeb wins, smashes record

Sebastien Loeb has won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado, smashing the previous record by more than 1min 30sec. Behind the wheel of the 652kW Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak, the nine-time World Rally Champion covered the famous 20-kilometre, 156-turn course at an average speed of 145km/h to complete the 'Race to the Clouds' in 8min 19...

Peugeot 208 T16 makes Pikes Peak debut

The hardcore Peugeot 208 T16 has completed its first official practice session at Pikes Peak ahead of the Colorado hill climb's competitive start on June 30. With nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb at the helm, the 652kW Peugeot 208 T16 completed nine runs up the famous hill climb's 20km and 156 turns over two days of testing...