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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...

More recalls: Great Wall, Volkswagen, Peugeot and LDV

A national recall of 10,217 Great Wall V200 diesel utes is one of a number of such campaigns announced by various brands over the past few days. The Chinese ute-maker’s importer Ateco recalled the ute over a potential problem with the fuel filler neck, which is made of plastic and has been observed to crack near the top under certain circumstances — likely a result of people putting too much weight on it during filling...

2015 Peugeot 308 now available from $21,990 driveaway

The Peugeot 308 Access is now available with driveaway pricing, with the car maker permanently cutting on-road costs from its entry-level small hatchback. The change means the 308 Access six-speed manual now starts at $21,990 driveaway (previously $21,990 plus on-road costs) and the Access six-speed automatic starts at $24,690 driveaway (previously $23,990 plus on-road costs), translating to savings of approximately $1500-$2000, depending on the state of purchase...

Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept unveiled

The Peugeot 308 R HYbrid concept has been outed and detailed ahead of its public debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show next week. Powering the potential flagship of the 308 range is a hybrid drivetrain. Driving the front wheels is a 201kW 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine and an 85kW electric motor allied to a six-speed automated transmission...

2015 Peugeot 308 GT pricing and specifications

Seemingly ready to bait both hot-hatchback and luxury diesel rivals, the 2015 Peugeot 308 GT arrives in Australia priced from $41,990 plus on-road costs. With 151kW of power and 285Nm of torque, the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine is available exclusively with a six-speed manual transmission...

Peugeot 308 Touring sees higher than expected demand

The new Peugeot 308 Touring wagon has only been on sale a month and has exceeded sales forecasts by almost 300 per cent. Speaking with CarAdvice, Peugeot Australia says that one in three 308s sold has been the wagon. Peugeot sold 112 308s last month, of which almost 40 were wagons. This demand now sees deliveries with a 12-week wait - but that hasn't slowed interest down...

Peugeot 308 GT Line offers warm-hatch styling on a budget

Those keen on the look of the new Peugeot 308 GT but with only the budget for something cheaper can now get the best of both worlds thanks to the introduction of the Peugeot 308 GT Line. The GT Line makes many of the sporty styling elements previously unique to the 308 warm-hatch and -wagon available to five different petrol and diesel engine variants...

Peugeot 308 GTi confirmed: 199kW hot-hatch on the cards

A new Peugeot 308 GTi hot-hatch could boast as much as 199kW from a 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbo engine. CarAdvice can reveal that Peugeot is looking at offering the new 308 GTi with either 250 or 270PS (that’s 184kW or 199kW, respectively). The brand currently offers a 199kW tune of its 1...

2015 Peugeot 308 : Australian technical specifications revealed

Updated with new information on Australian engine line-up. Technical specifications of the all-new Peugeot 308 have been revealed more than a month ahead of the compact French car’s arrival in Australian showrooms. CarAdvice understands Peugeot Australia will launch both hatchback and ‘SW’ wagon body styles of the new-generation 308 at the end of next month...

Peugeot 308 GT warm hatch and wagon revealed

The Peugeot 308 GT warm hatch and wagon have just been revealed and will make their first public appearance at this year's Paris motor show. The new 308 variants will be not only be available in a choice of body styles, but buyers will also be able to pick between boosted petrol and diesel motors. The petrol mill squeezes 153kW of power and 285Nm of torque from its 1...

Peugeot 308 R production model to lead motorsport-inspired performance charge

A production car based on the 200kW-plus Peugeot 308 R concept will reportedly lead a motorsport-inspired charge by the French car maker, aimed at boosting its image and potentially seeing it break a 31-year-old Nurburgring lap record. UK publication Autocar reports a production version of the Peugeot 308 R - the go-fast hatchback concept that debuted at the 2013 Frankfurt motor show -  is already well under development and earmarked for a 2015 launch...