Saturday, May 22, 2010
The most powerful Peugeot 308
Introduced in Europe Peugeot GTi version of the 308. This is the most powerful version so far offered only five-door body and some minor cosmetic changes that distinguish it from his brothers. Added to conventional variants of three and five-door, family and convertible.
The 308 GTi THP uses a 1.6-liter engine developed in collaboration with supercharging BMW letting out 200 hp. It has direct injection, variable valve timing and intake similar to that used RCZ but with certain modifications. Depending on the brand, accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 7.7 seconds and combined consumption is 6.9 l/100 km.
Aesthetically exhibits some specific details, but no radical change is expected to see the GTI. It has the front bumper of the 308 CC, rear spoiler, dual chrome exhaust outlet and logos on chest and side gate. Inside the cabin the pedal and shift lever are made of aluminum.
The suspension is McPherson strut front and trailing arms linked by a torsion beam rear, and has some changes compared to the rest of the range 308. The suspension is different and the brake discs are larger. Finally, the address is electro-hydraulic variable speed.
Some rivals have in Europe are the Ford Focus ST II (225 hp) Seat Leon FR (210 bhp), Renault Megane Sport (250 hp) and Volkswagen Golf GTI (211 hp). With 200 hp the 308 GTi is the least powerful