Peugeot 208 GTI – The presence of a new family of Peugeot seems to come out soon. 208 hatchback will be launched late October parted from behind the ‘mask’ while undergoing testing.
The dimensions are quite small this will be coupled with its rivals, Ford Fiesta and Renault Clio latest. By design, the pull of a line that looks like inspired by the SR-1 and HR-1 Concept. Sporty impression presented by a rather large rear wing.
Cabin space provides a new breakthrough in the form of a similar gadget which was introduced with the name iPad removable touchscreen-control cabin. From there it can be uploaded as maps, music and other features. To add an aura of sport in the cockpit, racing-style seats are prepared to embrace the body perfectly.
Peugeot 208, both model 3 door or 5 door has a choice of petrol or diesel engines. The new breakthrough is used in gasoline engines with type 3 cylinder turbocharged plus which is claimed to have a fuel consumption 29 km / liter with a reliable acceleration performance. This result is an achievement that was created by a technology start / stop is often called semi-hybrid.

Peugeot 508 Sedan and Sports Kupe RCZ – The only French car manufacturers that still exist in Indonesia today, Peugeot, Indonesia tried to take advantage of the growing market by launching its newest product, 508 sedan, at the opening of IIMS 2011, Friday, July 22, 2011 yesterday. Medium sedan with distinctive appearance is sold at Rp 696 million (on the road). According to Constantine Herlijoso, CEO of PT Astra International Tbk-Peugeot Sales Operation (AI-PSO), are now ordered 12 units.

Other Peugeot models are also interesting and showcased the sport kupe RCZ two-door, 2 +2. This car is sold at Rp 753 million. Both use the same gasoline engine equipped with a turbocharged 1.6-liter. The ability of both the car engine produces power 156 PS@5.800 Nm@1.400 rpm and 240 rpm.

Both also use a 6-speed Tiptronic transmission, ESP, ABS and EBD. Special RCZ, the front seat can be adjusted via buttons and use the skin, front and rear parking sensors, active rear spoiler, automatic headlamps and 18-inch rims. While the 508 uses 17-inch rim. Another special feature of the sedan dimensions, ie length of 4792 mm, width 1853 mm (from body to body), 2068 mm (if the two mirrors is opened), and wheelbase 2817 mm.

Other features in this sedan is a paddle shift allows the driver to manually move the teeth. Apart from the two models, the Peugeot 207 sedan also showcased imported from Malaysia, 3008 Crossover, and MPV 5008.

According to the salesperson Peugeot on the first day, of all the models on display, 3008 and 5008 are the most desirable. In fact, the most widely taken of to serve as the background picture taken is RCZ. On the first day alone, kupe already received three orders. Hence, the Peugeot salesman who had encountered Kompas.com sure that their targets at IIMS 2011, ie 30 units, can be reached!

Russia is now a target market of car manufacturers. One of them, the French carmaker, PSA Peugeot Citroen states will assemble four products, namely Peugeot 308, Peugeot 4007, Citroen C4 and Citroen C-Cross in Russia. The launch is scheduled in mid April, so the production process has to be done.

The location of a factory in Kaluga who also produce a brand new Mitsubishi and will be held in September. This year, the plant capacity is expected to reach 25,000 units with a maximum capacity of 100,000 units per year.

Of the two manufacturers, the total investment that has been implanted in Kaluga reached U.S. $ 641 million. PSA Peugeot Citroen to donate 70 percent of investment of around U.S. $ 450 million, while the Mitsubishi U.S. $ 191 million.

“We are very ambitious in Russia. We have to boost sales and increase our presence. Russia is the main market for us,” said Director of Peugeot Russia Francois Poirier.