To meet the exacting requirements of those who demand an exhilarating driving experience, the GTi version of the 308 has been developed by fellow enthusiasts - the PEUGEOT Sport engineers.
PEUGEOT Sport developed the 308 GTi on the basis of a very clear brief: a compact, sporty car that's punchy and thrilling, for the ultimate in driving pleasure. This vision is clearly encapsulated in every aspect of the car.
The beating heart of the 308 GTi by PEUGEOT Sport is a Euro 6-compliant 200kW (270hp) 1.6-litre turbo THP S&S (stop and start) engine – enough to see the vehicle accelerate to 100km/h in as little as 6.0 seconds and can cover 1,000 m from a standing start in just 25.3 seconds. It develops peak torque of 330Nm at just 1,900rpm and feature a six-speed manual transmission.
The entire vertical suspension at the front has been specially designed with stiffer springs and a calibrated shock absorber with hydraulic stop.
The adjustable chassis, the high-pressure injection engine (200 bar), the sound of the exhaust, and the Torsen® limited-slip differential make the new 308 GTi something well worth celebrating.
Watch the video above to find out more about PEUGEOT Sport engineering on the 308 GTi.
The contours of the 308 GTi by PEUGEOT Sport are bold and sporty. With its unique posture, 308 GTi by PEUGEOT Sport sits 11mm lower to the ground, this coupled with 19’’ aluminium Carbone wheels gives the car an imposing stance. Hints of the cars potential can be found throughout: twin exhaust pipes, 380 mm front brake discs pinched by red calipers branded PEUGEOT Sport, chequered flag inspired radiator grille, GTi logos on the front wings and tailgate, aerodynamic deflectors at the base of the bumpers - devotees and GTi purists alike will be delighted.
The front bucket seats are upholstered in alcantara with red stitched detail bearing the PEUGEOT Sport logo. They offer superb lateral support, allowing you to merge with the car and feel its trajectory, regardless of the driving conditions. The compact, dimensions of the steering wheel deliver a natural, precise grip. Encased in full-grain leather, it displays the GTi logo at its base, plus a red centering mark at the top. It gives the driver a clear view of the head-up instrument panel, the chequered background motif on the counters and the GTi message that lights up on the centre panel upon ignition.
The large 9.7'' touchscreen is perfectly integrated into the soft-touch dashboard, adding the finishing touch to the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit. The inherent ergonomics of the dashboard make driving a safer and more intuitive experience - essential in a car with such formidable capabilities.
The Driver Sport Pack that comes as standard offers you the option of further enhancing the sporty ambiance of the vehicle. Just press the Sport button on the centre console, and the instrumentation changes from white to red, more information becomes available on the centre panel (power, torque, turbo pressure, lateral and longitudinal acceleration) and the engine sound is amplified.
Two contrasting colours - Ultimate Red and Nera Black - divided by a surgically precise incision: that's the hallmark of the paint finish known as 'Coupe Franche.' Produced in a special workshop, it symbolises the cutting edge personality of the 308 GTi by PEUGEOT Sport.
Designed by PEUGEOT Sport as a worthy companion to the 208 GTi, the 308 GTi by PEUGEOT Sport delivers superb mechanical precision. Sequential front LED turn indicators, top-quality materials, finely calibrated parts, the pleasing sound you hear when you close the doors - nothing has been overlooked in our determination to bring you a quality vehicle that's truly exceptional.
Weighing in at a mere 1,205 kg, the 308 GTi 270 sets a new record for power-to-weight ratio in its segment, at just 4.46kg per horsepower (or 6kg per kilowatt), achieving a 0-100km/h dash time of 6.0 seconds and covering 1000 metres in 25.3 seconds from a standing start.
With repeated victories at Dakar, Pikes Peak and Le Mans, PEUGEOT cars are engineered for performance.
Now it’s your turn to discover the thrill of a PEUGEOT during the PEUGEOT Plate Sale*. Purchase any vehicle from our entire range of SUVs, hatches, sedans, wagons and GTis (excluding MY17 vehicles) before May 31st, 2017 and enjoy:
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|Belgium||« Lease Car of the year » (2014)||Alphabet leasing company|
|Korea||Energy Tech Winner for the 1.6L BlueHDi 120 - 119g/km engine (2015)||Consumers Korea|
|Croatia||HR Auto 2014||Jury composed of automotive journalists|
|Cro Auto 2014||Jutarnji list (2nd national newspaper) and Auto klub (automotive weekly newspaper)|
|Spain||Car of the year 2014||La Vanguardia (one of the leading media in Catalonia) and media from Editorial Prensa Iberica|
|France||Award in the « Compact and Family » category (2013)||Trophées de l’Argus 20th edition|
|Nicest Interior award (2014)||International Automobile Festival|
|Best Car award for « Best Compact » (2014)||L'Automobile Magazine|
|Company Car of the year 2014||Jury composed of 14 journalists and fleet managers|
|Most popular compact car in France (2015)||L'Automobile Magazine|
|Best thermal compact car (2015)||Members of the "Prix Auto Environnement MAAF" jury|
|Best Car award for « Best Compact » (2017)||L'Automobile Magazine|
|Ireland||Continental Irish Compact car of the year 2015||Automotive journalists association|
|Israel||Car of the year 2015||Auto Magazine and MAKO website|
|Family Car of the year 2015||Auto Magazine and MAKO website|
|Italia||Auto Europe award 2015||Jury composed of members of the Automotive Journalists Italian Union. They rewarded the innovation, the elegance and the functionnality of the new PEUGEOT 308.|
|Malaysia||Best Family Car (2015)||NST-Maybank Car of the Year|
|Marroco||Car of the year 2015||Jury composed of automotive journalists|
|New-Zealand||Car of the year (2014)||NZ Autocar magazine AMI insurance company.|
|Slovakia||Car of the year 2014||Members of the juy composed of 16 journalists of the most influential Slovakian media|
|Switzerland||Swiss car of the year 2014||Schweizer Illustrierte|
|Turkey||Hatchback 2014||Magazine TopGear|
|308 & 308 Touring||EUROPE||Car of the year 2014||COTY (Car of the Year) jury members|
|France||Most popular compact car in France (2016)||L'Automobile Magazine|
|308 GTi||France||Reference Sports Car 2016||La Revue Automobile|
|Readers and Editorial Board's « favorite » trophy (2016)||L'Automobile Magazine|
|308 Touring||Germany||Red Dot award in the « Product Design » category (2014)||Jury composed of automotive journalists|
|Belgium||VAB Family Car 2015||Flemish mobility club VAB|
|France||Reference Break 2015||Revue Automobile Magazine|
|Taxi of the year 2014-2015||"L’Officiel du Taxi" Magazine|
|Japan||Imported Car of the Year 2015-2016||Japan Automotive Hall of Fame|
|Norway||Company Car of the Year (Årets Firmabil) 2016||Dagens Næringsliv|
|Slovakia||Best Design award (2014)||Jury composed of automotive journalists|