Peugeot to unveil 308 GT THP
Peugeot will unveil two new 308 models at Geneva, the 308 GT THP 175 and 308 SW. The GT will top the 308 range, powered by the 1.6-litre turbo-charged THP 175bhp petrol engine, previously in the 207 GTi. Peak torque of 180lb ft is available from 1,600rpm and maximum power at 6,000rpm. This time it will be paired with a new six-speed manual gearbox. It will be recognizable by subtle exterior design features including reduced ride height and rear spoiler. Inside the 308 GT gets an aluminium gear knob and foot pedals and a new steering wheel design. The 308 GT THP 175 will go on sale in the UK in April.