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Peugeot 108 gets revealed

17 Feb , 2014  


2014 Peugeot 107 - carwitterThe Peugeot 107, along with it’s twins the Toyota Aygo and Citroen C1, has been chugging round cities since 2005, now Peugeot has finally released details of it’s long-awaited successor.

One of a raft of launches awaiting the Geneva Motorshow next month the new 108 will, Peugeot say, be moving upmarket and even spawns a convertible version.

The new 108 is 3.47m long, 40mm longer than it’s predecessor and 50kg heavier than the old one at 840kg.

Peugeot 108 - Front Angle - carwitter

Peugeot claim buyers will be getting a “premium” interior including a seven-inch touch-screen, reversing camera, keyless entry and starting, automatic air conditioning, heated electric mirrors and automatic lighting, although expect at least some of those to be optional extras.

Outside Peugeot’s current brand-face is grafted onto the tiny body, which retains the “wheels at all four corners” look of the original 107.

Peugeot 108 4 Door - Rear Angle - carwitter

Two engine options will now be available. The standard 1.0litre three-pot still produces 68bhp but a new 1.2-litre PureTech VTi joins the lineup, producing 82bhp as well as two more, as-yet unannounced, units.

Alongside the standard 108 the new convertible Top! adds a fabric roof in a choice of three shades.

No sale date or prices have been announced but expect to see it on the road later this year.

Peugeot 108 2 - Front Angle - carwitter

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