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Peugeot won't 'play the game' with Nurburgring lap times

Despite fierce competition and years of one-upmanship across various brands, Peugeot has said it will not 'play the game' when it comes to chasing record-breaking lap times around Germany's infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit...

Peugeot 308 Racing Cup revealed as RCZ track car replacement - video

Peugeot has unveiled the successor to its RCZ-based racing coupe, showcasing the new 308 Racing Cup hatch today ahead of a late 2016 launch. Based on the regular 308 GTi hot hatch that was revealed in June, the 308 Racing Cup boasts a fattened-up body kit to accommodate its larger wheels, along with a number of aero tweaks and a significantly more powerful engine...

Peugeot 308 GTi confirmed for Australia in Q1 2016

Australia will get both versions of the new Peugeot 308 GTi when the French hot hatch arrives in local showrooms early next year. Peugeot Australia general manager John Startari today confirmed the local division would offer both the ‘250’ and ‘270’ variants of the 308 GTi from the first quarter of 2016...

Peugeot 308 Touring range could gain sub-$30K option and GT flagship

The unprecedented popularity of the Peugeot 308 Touring range has led the French brand to consider new additions to the wagon line-up. CarAdvice can reveal that the brand’s importer and distributor, Sime Darby, is planning a rethink of the Peugeot 308 Touring range, and there are likely some changes coming for the regular 308 hatchback line-up, too...

308 GTi by Peugeot Sport: better than Golf and Focus rivals – according to Peugeot UK

The next big global launch for French carmaker Peugeot will be the 308 GTi – a hot version of the latest-generation 308 five-door hatch and due to arrive in market in October. Peugeot Sport – meaning the performance arm of the Peugeot business. As reported by CarAdvice in June, two versions will be offered: the entry-level 308 GTi 250 with 184kW and 330Nm, while the range-topping 308 GTi 270 gets 200kW with the same torque output...

Peugeot 308 R HYbrid: French hyper-hatch testing

Remember the brutal petrol-electric Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept first shown in April this year, which paired a 201kW petrol engine with two electric motors to yield a total of 373kW/730Nm? Well, it appears this was anything but pie-in-the-sky thinking, if a few images posted on Twitter by Peugeot CEO Maxime Picat are anything to go by...

Peugeot 308 GTi revealed

The long-awaited Peugeot 308 GTi has been revealed ahead of its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next weekend. Confirming what we reported last October, it will come in not one, but two, iterations with different power outputs, giving the French brand a range of hot hatch alternatives to the Volkswagen Golf GTI and R...

Peugeot 308 accessories range launches with Ligne S package

The Peugeot 308 is now available with a range of accessories that can be fitted by Australian dealers to customise and protect the brand’s small hatch and wagon models. The accessories range includes alloy wheels, spoilers, sill protectors, floor mats and tow bars, among other items...

Peugeot 308 "GTi" spotted undisguised prior to Goodwood debut

Photos of what seem to be the upcoming Peugeot 308 "GTi" have been posted online ahead of the hot hatch's debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The images you see here were originally posted on the Caradisiac forums by user Tevas, and were taken in the parking lot of a French petrol station...

Peugeot price cuts announced across most models

Peugeot Australia has cut the prices of most models in its passenger and SUV range in a bid to further stimulate local sales growth. Furthermore, the company has also rolled-out permanent national drive-away pricing on a number of its offerings to simplify the buying process. At the extreme end, this latter decision means a real-world price cut on the 508 Allure diesel sedan of about $5500...

2015 Peugeot 308 'GTi' to premiere this month

A proper Peugeot 308 hot hatch derivative, probably wearing iconic GTi badges, will make its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK later this month. Full details remain under wraps for now. Instead, the news was broken by the Festival itself, which last night announced the new 308 derivative would headline a line-up of hot Peugeots...