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Peugeot reveals the new 108

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Text: / Photos: Peugeot Press | posted February 17, 2014 11:13

A car that suits urban traffic

Peugeot revealed its all-new compact city car: the 108. The new model, geared for urban environments, is available as either a hardtop hatchback or with retractable top.

Peugeot says the 108 is a car built for urban journeys that has a length 3,470mm long and 1,620mm wide. The Peugeot 108 combines black and chrome to give the car a sharp look. The front end of the 108 is designed with a bold grill, a central beam and a lower air intake. Its headlamps are incorporated with LED daytime running lights while the rear is designed with a wraparound-style taillamps. It also has a large tailgate that extends from the spoiler to the trunk.

The rear of the Peugeot 108

Peugeot says the interior of the 108 has a comfortable cabin that feels like it has come from a much larger premium car. It has an analogue speedometer and an LCD screen. The 108 also has a 7-inch touch screen, a push start button with the Peugeot Open and Go system, and an automatic air conditioning. It is also equipped with six airbags fitted as standard.

The 108 has four three-cylinder power units which are the following:

  • 1.0-liter e-VTi 69 PS 5-speed manual
  • 1.0-liter VTi  69 PS 5-speed manual
  • 1.0-liter VTi 69 PS 5-speed electronic
  • 1.2-liter PureTech VTi 83 PS 5-speed manual

The Peugeot 108 will have its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 4.

The 4-door Peugeot 108