As of September 1, all Peugeot cars are compliant with the new WLTP protocol. However, some models are not available for order just yet.
The turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine has welcomed a few upgrades, including a particulate filter, which helps it meet the Euro6C emissions regulations. The downside is that it has lost 7 PS (7 hp / 5 kW) from its total output, which now sits at 263 PS (259 hp / 193 kW), while its CO2 emissions are 9 g/km higher, at 148 g/km.
Surprisingly, the French publication’s numbers disclose a 10 Nm (7 lb-ft) of torque gain. Moreover, despite having less horses to play with, the 2019 308 GTi’s 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) and standing kilometer (0.62 miles) times are identical, at 6 and 25.3 seconds respectively.
For the 2019MY, the Peugeot 308 GTi, whose four-banger now makes , has also welcomed two new color options, called .
The starting price of the car locally will reportedly go up by €200 ($235), to €38,900 ($45,724), while customers will get to choose between two new colors named White Frost Pearl and Black Perla.
H/T to Sebastien Dupuis