2012 PEUGEOT 308 gets front facelift

The Peugeot 308 MY 2012 is one of the news at the upcoming 2011 Geneva Motor Show (3-13 March).  The Aesthetic and mechanical improvements are featured by this facelift version underlined by a series of photos and some details such as Led headlights , and e-HDi technology.

FRONT FACELIFT: with the current model changes are focused on the front: a redesigned central grille, part of the hood which is now less prominent, and headlights. In addition, new daytime running lights LED boomerang-shaped change the appeal of the french medium car. Much lighter, however, the revision to the rear. The facelift is available to the 5-door, station wagon and CC.

ENGINES: is important the debut of the 1.6 HDi FAP 112 hp, Euro 5 as all other engines and equipped with automatic start/stop which allows emissions within 98 g /km of CO2. This version is particularly efficient thanks to many improvments, including the use of tires with low rolling resistance, interventions to reduce weight and better aerodynamic. The 1.6 HDi will be also available with manual or automatic robot transmission, both 6-speed. Among diesels are also the 1.6 HDi 92 and 112 hp , a 2-liter 150 hp and 163 hp. The petrol versions include the 1.4 VTi of 98 hp, the 1.6 VTi 120 hp, both with 5-speed gearbox, 1.6 THP 156 hp and 1.6 THP 200 hp (not wagon) with 6-speed transmission.

On the 2012 Peugeot 308 facelift,  standard equipment includes ESP, ABS, EBFD, EBA, front and rear electric windows, remote control central door locking and six airbags. Prices  not differ much from today’s quotes  list while the commercial launch of Peugeot 308 facelift set for May 2011.

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