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(PRWEB UK) 1 July 2015

With the appearance of the all-new PEUGEOT 108 in Dealerships from 1 July 2015, the emblem begins a recent chapter in its small automobile design story.

With assertive new exterior styling, an elegant ‘about town’ personality and the choice of a top! Cabrio variation with an electrical material roof for the primary time, the PEUGEOT 108 is a city automobile of big difference. Add in a recent and connectivity-oriented interior – plus an enormous vary of personalisation options inside and out – and the 108 simply oozes enchantment.

At 3,470mm bumper to bumper, the auto is 40mm longer than its predecessor, the a lot-liked PEUGEOT 107. the general width is still the same (1,630mm), whereas the utmost roof top is 10mm decrease (1,460mm).

The 108’s persona-packed exterior was once chosen following an inside competition at mother or father firm PSA’s Design Centre in Vélizy, near Paris.

Ivo Groën, PEUGEOT 108 Design Director, stated the goal used to be to provide the automobile a extra top rate and complex feel, helping the logo’s move upmarket and helping differentiate the 108 from its siblings, the Citroën C1 and Toyota Aygo.

Groën explained: “The 107 had an extraordinarily cab-ahead ‘mono-extent’ silhouette, which at launch in 2005 used to be very up to date. We wished to present the 108 extra of a nostril and the highly effective feeling that comes with that. We needed to reduce the glass and elevate the sculpting of the physique, and at the related time give it a timeless magnificence.”

He said his crew discarded many designs within the quest for the precise look, not because they had been dangerous drawings but they didn’t match with the transient.

The 108’s ‘nostril’ is dominated by using its reinterpretation of the ‘floating grille’ as seen on latest new fashions such as the PEUGEOT 208, 2008 and 308. the entire automobile’s extra length is at the entrance, improving its impact-safety credentials.

The grille is flanked by evolved bi-focal projector lamp headlights which, of the three sibling fashions, are unique to PEUGEOT. The hi-tech unit is without doubt one of the most compact automobile light clusters available on any car today. similar expertise will also be viewed on the PEUGEOT 3008 HYbrid, illustrating how top rate parts from the logo’s higher autos are now showing on its smallest model.

on the 108’s rear, the ‘lion claw’ lamps present an glaring link to the remainder of the PEUGEOT vary. Between them, the lightweight all-glass hatch gives an extraordinarily clean and up to date appear. The exterior hinges of the 107 are long gone, hidden on the 108 via a sporty roof spoiler – same old across the range – which additionally properties the high-degree brake gentle. This design feature also helps give a boost to the car’s aerodynamic efficiency the Cd worth has come down from 0.34 on the 107 to zero.29 on the 108.

on hand in three and five-door physique kinds, the 108’s cabin house is nearly just like the outgoing adaptation. the place it’s better is in the boot, with an enormous growth in usable space. Cargo-carrying capability has increased from 139 litres on the 107 to 196 litres within the 108.

The cockpit sees a marked improvement in subject material quality, fit and end. The dashboard has been intentionally styled around the principal stack, which includes a superb 7-inch touch-monitor in all however entry stage get admission to trim – expected to account for lower than 5% of UK gross sales.

Ivo Groën, endured: “Connectivity used to be a key level for 108, which wasn’t the case with the 107 as a result of no person had a smartphone. For 108 it’s about your smartphone however in the middle of the dashboard. We needed a very simple design horizontally and to have the vertical interface with connectivity. the whole lot else used to be constructed round that.”

relying on trim degree and personalisation choices, the 108 incorporates a brilliant mix of a black upper sprint, contrasting with gloss black, white, aikinite (bronze) and physique colour elements.

the bright, easy-to-read primary instrument binnacle is attached to the top of the rake-adjustable guidance wheel housing and so moves with it for one of the best view. A multi-perform guidance wheel is usual on all however get entry to trim.

integrated headrests remain a characteristic of the 2 front seats, which show even higher remedy, beef up and quality compared to the 107. the driving force’s seat is now height-adjustable on all however get entry to trim, and on three-door models both front seats achieve a reminiscence perform. this means they’ll all the time return to the same position when tilted ahead to allow passengers into the rear.

The 108’s Design Director, Ivo Groën, concluded: “throughout historical past Peugeots were quite simple and stylish, but additionally sporty, dynamic and elegant. I believe we now have finished this with the Peugeot 108.”

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eastern automobile maker Toyota started producing the Aygo in 2005 it’s the results of a partnership between PSA Peugeot Citroen and Toyota. the opposite two fashions produced alongside the Aygo are the Citroen C1 and Peugeot 107. All three fashions appear identical and share the identical energy trains the one distinction is within the rear tailgate, where each manufacturer has delivered their very own touch.

The Aygo like its cousins is to be had with one diesel and one petrol engine, the petrol engine is a litre with 67 bhp and the diesel engine is a 1.4 litre with fifty four bhp. My private choice may be the diesel unit its torque makes it very nippy round city. more recent fashions most effective include the petrol engine now but older models can be discovered with the diesel engine.

For the 2015 variation Toyota has given the Aygo a small facelift, adjustments embody the option of LED daytime working lights incorporated into the brand new style bumper and interior enhancements to supplies and finishes. The Citroen C1 and Peugeot 107 have additionally got a minor refresh. the one petrol engine that is now available has been tweaked to decrease CO2 emissions to succeed in zero highway tax and exemption from the London Congestion cost.

together with the revised automobile Toyota has additionally unveiled two new special adaptation variations the fireplace and Ice fashions.  The Aygo fire has 14-inch alloys, LED daytime running lights set into the decrease fringe of the grille, tinted windows, a leather steering wheel and leather-based equipment knob trim. The Ice model comes with air conditioning, Alcantara and leather trim, Bluetooth connectivity and a USB port.

available now at Toyota Wiltshire the fireplace variation will value you just below £10k and the Ice model just under £11k. each of those vehicles are nice worth for money and offer low running prices and reliable using.