The restyled Peugeot 208 will be available with two textured hues, whose appearance is both matte and satin. It is a first to a mass of the vehicle. Peugeot takes this ad to give more details on the customization possibilities of its city.
The Peugeot 208 sells fashionable personalization. Customers of the new version, which has just been presented to the Geneva Motor Show and will arrive in dealerships in June, will have more choice when ordering! No less than 13 body colors will be available . Among them, the new and very bright Orange Power that we saw in Switzerland. The color palette will also include two new proposals, which are in the words of the firm to the lion of world firsts.
They are called Ice Grey and Ice Silver . These shades “textured”, which have effect on both matte and satin . These colors react strongly to changes in light. Compared with conventional matt paints, they are promised more resistant and easy to maintain . According to Peugeot, although they tolerate frequent washing (high-pressure jet rolls).
This is the first time a textured color is applied directly in the factory to a production car . They are usually reserved for cars produced in small quantities, sometimes with a handicraft realization costing many thousands of euros. Peugeot promises a price under 800 €, only 200 € more than a metallic color. The French firm indicates that these colors were the subject of an international patent. Industrialization has requested a specific development and almost 4 years of development.
If the sub-layers remain identical to those of a conventional metallic paint, any innovation is in the composition and application of the varnish. It contains texturizing agents, but also the fine particles of silica and polyamide microspheres. The silica particles embedded in the resin give the matting properties of resistance and graininess, while the polyamide beads provide the specific texture of the paint.
The new Peugeot 208 will also be offered with two new personalization packs for inside and outside. The first was unveiled in Geneva. His name Menthol White and characterized, as its name suggests, with white accents.The second is revealed today. It is called Lime Yellow. The colored buttons are yellow / green color. This is most noticeable on the Peugeot monogram, the bars of the grille, mirrors, seats, interior door handles …