First up is the new 108, a small four-seater car which the manufacturer says takes driving versatility to a new level.
With affordable quality a key consideration, the new Peugeot 108 is priced from €13,290 plus dealer delivery related charges, for a 1.0 litre petrol 5-door Active model or from €129 per month through Peugeot Passport PCP finance. It comes to market with an extended warranty peace of mind motoring for five years.
Available in Ireland in a 5-door body style, with a choice of Active or Allure trims and up to 11 different personalisation themes, the new 108 is powered by a feisty 1.0 litre 68 bhp or 1.2 litre 82 bhp PureTech petrol engine, matched to manual or ‘ecomatique’ gearboxes. A cabrio model with an electric fabric roof is also on offer. A level one Access model and 3-door body style will be marketed in Ireland at a future date.
Commenting on the new car Colin Sheridan, Sales and Marketing Director at Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland said: “The Peugeot 108 is an exceptionally practical vehicle pitched at an affordable price, designed to meet the needs of today’s small car buyer who expect a quality product with premium features.”
The new Peugeot 508 range, on the other hand, is said to be a clear illustration of the lion-brand’s move upmarket.
Both saloon and SW versions benefit from new equipment, new exterior and interior styling and the latest economical engines. They join the Peugeot stable at a time when the company is enjoying its youngest ever range in its 125-year history and come to market with a five year extended warranty.
Retailing from €26,750, plus dealer delivery related charges, or from €270 per month with Peugeot Passport PCP finance.
Des Cannon, Managing Director at Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot Importers in Ireland said the 508 was the epitome of style and quality.
“Demand for the new Peugeot 508 range has been very positive already and with a five year warranty guaranteeing peace of mind motoring, significant equipment upgrades and a range of extremely competitive, low cost finance packages to suit every pocket, the new 508 range is resonating very well with customers,” he commented.
We will be driving both cars soon, so watch this space.
Peugeot are making a push upmarket with the release of the new 508 model (above); while the 108 (right) is a small four seater which will start at €13,290 for a 1-litre petrol model.
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