2008 Peugeot 308 CC: first photo session

2008 Peugeot 308 CC: first photo session
2008 Peugeot 308 CC

Although initially supposed to be revealed during the Frankfurt motor show next year, the upcoming Peugeot 308 CC coupe convertible received such an enormous wave of enthusiasm among European drivers that the company apparently changed its mind and decided to officially present the car the this year’s Paris Motor Show in September.

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2008 Peugeot 107 Street Racing edition

2008 Peugeot 107 Street Racing edition
2008 Peugeot 107 Street Racing

In the time of looming gas prices and blah-blah-blah, consumers turn away from big SUVs and to smaller cars to zip around town. While there are people that prefer to go on their home-office-home daily routine in style by buying a Smart ForTwo, there are guys and gals that want their tiny hatches to make a kind of sporty, rebellious statement.

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2008 Peugeot 207 Le Mans special edition

2008 Peugeot 207 Le Mans spec. ed.
2008 Peugeot 207 Le Mans

Peugeot is getting ready to bring its 2008 Peugeot 207 Le Mans special edition hatchback to a car dealership near you. Although there will be no changes under the vehicle’s hood and, despite its loud name, it probably won’t qualify for a shot at Le Mans 24-hour endurance race, the vehicle still looks nice and will almost surely allow the French manufacturer to sell an extra bunch of compact hatches.

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Irmscher Peugeot RC Line 407SW station wagon

Irmscher Peugeot RC Line 407SW
Irmscher Peugeot RC Line 407SW

German tuning company Irmscher and Peugeot have joined their forces to develop an exclusive RC Line of body kits for the French company’s entire model range. Looking like it was inspired by Luc Besson’s Taxi movie, the car gets its standard exterior plastic replaced in favor of a more aggressive-looking parts. Meet the Irmscher Peugeot RC Line 407SW station wagon!

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Peugeot 207 SW RC performance wagon

Peugeot 207 SW RC: focusing on looks
Peugeot 207 SW RC

Peugeot will add another member to its growing 207 family at the upcoming 2007 IAA motor show in Frankfurt. While the new station wagon doesn’t look as handsome as the hatchback, I must admit that the 2008 Peugeot 207 SW RC is a more practical vehicle if the idea of bringing home a month’s supply of groceries at an average speed of 180 kilometers per hour fits into your understanding of the practical vehicle, that’s it.

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2010 Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi

2010 Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi easily trumps Toyota Prius
2010 Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi

The upcoming diesel-powered 2010 Peugeot 308 Hybrid HDi hatchback will feature an outstanding fuel economy of 83 mpg (just 2.83 l/100km) on the combined cycle and will emit only 90g/km of CO2. For comparison’s sake, the same Peugeot 308 HDi that lacks an auxiliary electric motor consumes whole 6.8 liters of diesel fuel per 100 kilometers (34.5 mpg) combined and exhales around 120 grams of CO2 for every kilometer it travels.

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2008 Peugeot 308

2008 Peugeot 308
2008 Peugeot 308

2008 Peugeot 308 will be officially presented only in September during the 2007 IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany. Designed to stand its ground against such fierce competitors as the new Ford Focus, Mazda3 and, of course, the German Volkswagen Golf, until now, the new compact hatchback was the most secret weapon of the French car maker.

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