March 12, 2016

The GTi is back after 30 years!

Powered by the same 200 horsepower and 275Nm engine for the most powerful RCZ GT. Matched to a six-speed close-ratio manual transmission driving the front wheels and will accelerate from 0-100km/hr in under 6.8 seconds and accelerates all the way to maximum speed of 230km/hr.

Compared with the standard 208, the GTi  gets a 36-mm wider track at the front and rear, as well as a rear roof spoiler. Other distinctive exterior features include double chromed exhaust tailpipes, a full body-kit, and a brushed aluminum  GTi  logo..

Apart from tuned suspensions the car also gets brake discs measuring 302 mm diameter at the front and 249 mm at the rear.

On the inside, the sports leather stitched steering wheel and matching gear lever, double stitching in the seats, and modern LED backlighting for the instrument gauges. The seats are trimmed with Nappa leather on the outer section, and cloth in the center with an embossed tartan motif, and a leather head restraint.

Leather steering wheel has lower flat section and carries the GTi  logo. 

Panaromic Roof is standard for Malaysian market.

The Power Plant
The EP6 CDTX engine for Peugeot 208 GTi, is also the same engine used on 308GTi, RCZ 200, Citroen DS4 and DS5.

It comes from the family of engines EP,  called "Prince", developed in collaboration with BMW Group and produced by the French Mechanical Douvrin in the Pas-de-Calais. The EP engine won for the sixth consecutive year since 2007 the title of "Engine of the Year" in its class.

Specifications and Performance
Turbo High Pressure (THP)  Engine
Displacement : 1598 cc
Number of cylinders / arrangement : 4 Online
Number of valves : 16
Maximum power 147 kW or 200 bhp @5800rpm
Maximum torque : 275 Nm @1700rpm
Emission standard : EURO 5
Injection type : Direct
Maintenance interval 30 000 km or 1 year

Transmission : Manual
Number of gears : 6

Maximum speed : 230 kph
Acceleration 0-100 kph : 6.8 seconds
1000 m standing start : 26.9 s
Weight / power ratio : 5.8 kg / hp

Fuel Consumption
ECE (Urban) : 8.2 l/100 km
EUDC (Extra Urban) : 4.7 l/100 km
Combined : 5.9 l/100 km
Emissions of CO 2 (combined) : 139 g / km
EP6 CDTX (200BHP) engine on Peugeot 208GTi

Empty weight : 1 160 kg
Authorized total mass load (GVW) : 1650 kg
Maximum trailer weight braked (driver only) : 1150 kg
Rolling total permissible mass (GCW) : 2580 kg

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