More efficient gasoline and diesel engines and an eight-speed automatic transmission are the main changes. 2018 Peugeot 308
After a preview published about a month ago, Peugeot is finally ready to talk about the facelifted 308 2018 Peugeot 308. There are more changes than the eye because the refresh of the intermediate cycle for the compact car focuses on the internal components improved rather That on the outside, which, as you can see, has been practically postponed from the previous model.
More important is the newly developed 1.6-liter BlueHDi 130 S & S engine making its debut on a PSA group car. More than 200 patents were registered during the engineering process and the unit replaced the previous BlueHDi 120 S & S. As the name of the engine indicates, it has 10 more horsepower compared to its predecessor, To six percent less fuel. Not only that, but Peugeot says that the performance almost matches that of a larger unit of 2.0 liters.
If you prefer to have a petrol engine, there is an updated version of PureTech 130 S & S BVM6 1.2-liter about four percent faster than before. At the same time, it is significantly cleaner by installing a gasoline particulate filter and other emission control solutions, including a new catalytic converter, optimized exhaust temperature and materials A higher thermal resistance.
Elsewhere, the most sporty 308 GT with the 180 hp diesel has a new eight-speed automatic transmission developed by Peugeot in collaboration with Aisin. It is up to seven percent more economical than the existing six-speed gearbox and, at the same time, cuts two kilograms.
All available driving aids for SUVs 3008 and 5008 are now available on the revised 308, including active and remote brake warning, active lane departure warning, and attention warning Of the driver. The updated model also accommodates recognition of speed signals and speed suggestion, while adaptive cruise control has a stop function.
The hottest version of the range, the 308 GTI, soldiers on 270 horsepower and reached 62 mph (100 km / h) in six seconds. He rides on 19-inch alloy wheels and gets a multitude of treats, such as a Torsen limited slip differential, red brake calipers, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and sturdy brakes measuring 380 mm front and 268 mm \’back. Debuting with the facelift is a new two-tone Franke Painting scheme combining magnetic blue with Perla Nera.