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TIMELY LAUNCH FOR THE PEUGEOT FOR-ALL-SEASONS

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TIMELY LAUNCH FOR THE PEUGEOT FOR-ALL-SEASONS

The new PEUGEOT 2008 Compact SUV enters UK showrooms next week, and its arrival appears to be very timely - when rainfall for June 2016 has already broken all previous June month weather records, having the right vehicle for the UK summer can mean needing one capable of operating in almost any weather condition.

The latest PEUGEOT 2008 has been updated, re-styled and features enhanced specification. It has an even more assertive and appealing SUV design, including visual features to give it an enhanced presence; new wheel arch extensions (from Allure level), new vertical front grille and scuff plates (from Allure level) confirm its robustness and are designed for everyday use. The new Ultimate Red colour further epitomises the power and desirability of the new 2008. The Access, Active and Allure levels are complemented by the new sporty ‘GT Line’ model. This desirable trim level is already a very popular choice on other key PEUGEOT models (108, 208, 308 and 508), and adds a sporty theme throughout.

The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® is unique to the brand and embodies the driving characteristics of the PEUGEOT 2008, being agile, intuitive and safe. The compact sports steering wheel offers precise steering and improved manoeuvrability while the 7” multifunction colour touch screen puts all the functionality at your fingertips. In addition, the head-up instrument panel allows driver information to be accessed without taking the eyes off the road.

Grip Control - an adapted traction system - gives the 2008 its versatility on all types of terrain. It is combined with Mud & Snow (All-Season) tyres. PEUGEOT 2008 is also equipped with MirrorScreen, based on MirrorLinkTM and Apple Carplay®, along with the reversing camera, Active City Brake and Park Assist - a rarity in this segment. An unparalleled dynamic performance is apparent in all versions. The Euro6 engines ensure high-level driving pleasure while remaining fuel efficient. Four versions are ‘Best-in-Class’ in their segment, including the 1.2L PureTech 130 S&S 6-speed manual.

Mark Pickles, UK Marketing Director at Peugeot, said: “With over 40,000 of the existing versions of 2008 on UK roads being joined by the updated new PEUGEOT 2008 Compact SUV, most of which are equipped with Grip Control and All-Season tyres, they look set to benefit customers with the perfect car for our ever-changing British climate!”

VAUXHALL REVEALS NEW INSIGNIA GSI AHEAD OF FRANKFURT DEBUT

VAUXHALL REVEALS NEW INSIGNIA GSI AHEAD OF FRANKFURT DE...

Posted on: 21st Jul 2017

With its debut set for the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, Vauxhall has released first pics of the all-new Insignia GSi, which will deliver high levels of performance through all-wheel drive, a new chassis and Brembo brakes, and will be powered by a refined 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine.

MOTOR TRADER AWARDS 2017 - SUZUKI NAMED AS CARMAKER OF THE YEAR

MOTOR TRADER AWARDS 2017 - SUZUKI NAMED AS CARMAKER OF ...

Posted on: 21st Jul 2017

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CHARISMATIC BY DESIGN: THE ALL-NEW HYUNDAI i30 FASTBACK

CHARISMATIC BY DESIGN: THE ALL-NEW HYUNDAI i30 FASTBACK...

Posted on: 21st Jul 2017

After introducing the Hyundai i30 in March 2017 and the i30 Tourer this month, Hyundai Motor has unveiled the i30 Fastback - the latest addition to the i30 range, available by the beginning of next year. The new body type reflects Hyundai's design language while giving it a sophisticated twist with an elegant character.

KIA RIO NOW HAS A BEATING PULSE

KIA RIO NOW HAS A BEATING PULSE

Posted on: 21st Jul 2017

The new Kia Rio, launched just a few months ago, is now setting Pulses racing faster with the introduction of a special Limited Edition model. The Rio Pulse enters the line-up between the mid-grade 2 and high-grade 3 versions and costs £14,595 on the road. The price includes either Clear White or Midnight Black paint as standard, this is a...