16 June 2016
Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008

Peugeot unveils 3008 GT

16 June 2016 | A few weeks after its debut, the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV is unveiled as a GT version. A expression of driving pleasure, aimed at individuals who are looking for a new driving experience, the GT version crowns the brand's new SUV range. Equipped with the 2.0-litre BlueHDi 180 S&S (Stop&Start) EAT6 (Efficient Automatic Transmission with 6-speed transmission) providing a high level of performance.

To complement the GT, a 'GT Line' trim-level is offered on alternative engine versions, with a 'sporty' and 'top-of-the-range' appearance. The new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV, GT Line and GT versions, are a key part of the Brand's move up-market and will be available to order from November 2016, with UK deliveries commencing from January 2017. Both GT Line and GT trim levels can be specified with the distinctive 'Coupe Franche' paint option - a characteristic PEUGEOT visual signature.

The GT model is positioned as the top-of-the-range 3008 SUV model, with its dynamic proposition, while at the same time being perfectly usable on a day-to-day basis. Aimed at driving enthusiasts craving sophistication, the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV GT offers to combine all the qualities of the range's new SUV with an assertive style, an impressive interior that includes the innovative new PEUGEOT i-Cockpit, with configurable 12.3 inch digital instrument panel.

As part of the brand's move upmarket, the PEUGEOT range continues to comprise of specified vehicles. The new sports variants of new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV is no exception with GT Line versions including numerous standard features and safety equipment items:

  • A choice of BlueHDi diesel, PureTech and e-THP petrol engines
  • Full LED headlamps including sequential scrolling LED front indicators
  • Smartphone charging plate
  • 3D satellite navigation including 3 year subscription to TomTom Live updates
  • Safety Plus Pack comprises the 'Active Blind Spot Detection' (ABSD), 'Lane Keeping Assistance' (LKA), advanced 'Driver Attention Alert' system (DAA3) and PEUGEOT 'Smartbeam Assistance'.
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The GT letters are emblematic in the history of PEUGEOT cars and reference them as a special product of desire, identified with distinction and in recent times has greatly helped to drive the Brand upmarket, enhancing the status of the driver.

In addition to GT Line models, the GT version of the new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV features the following equipment:

  • A highly-efficient engine: the 2.0-litre BlueHDi 180 S&S, mated to the EAT6 (Efficient Automatic Transmission six-speed) gearbox - the most powerful version in the range, providing a more intense driving experience
  • A more sporty appearance, with integrated wheel arch protective extensions combined with 19" 'Boston' matt Haria two-tone finish diamond-cut alloy wheels
  • Sumptuous seating, trimmed in full grain Nappa Mistral leather with Aikinite copper double-stitch trim detail, driver seat multipoint massage function, electric adjustment and memory
  • Panoramic opening glass roof with electric interior blind and blue ambient lighting
  • ACC Stop (Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop function)
  • Smart electric tailgate (includes foot movement operation) with PEUGEOT Open and Go system

The new digital PEUGEOT i-Cockpit is a standard feature on all 3008 SUVs with its spectacular, advanced dashboard. Active trim level, the on-board experience is enhanced by the rich interior and the modern, futuristic appearance of the driver's compartment. This is achieved through the configurable 12.3 inch digital instrument panel and 8 inch capacitive touch screen. The choice of materials and the precision of the adjustments make a significant contribution to the high-level of perceived quality in the passenger compartment. Sports versions of new PEUGEOT 3008 SUV feature further style enhancements.

The interior specifies fine Aikinite copper double-topstitching on the dashboard trim, door trim panels and the centre armrest. The copper theme continues on the steering wheel, floor mats, gear lever gaiter and also as the colour of the virtual dials on the configurable 12.3 inch digital instrument panel. GT Line models feature sports style seats trimmed in Mistral 'Imila' leather effect and 'Brumeo' cloth materials. 'Brumeo' fabric also adorns the door panels and fascia.

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Once behind the wheel, a GT driver can benefit from the multi-point massage function, 8-way electric adjustment and 2-position memory function. Both front seats feature a heating function and extendable cushion nose adjustment for extra comfort on long journeys. To better appreciate the world outside on the journey, GT models also benefit from a panoramic opening glass roof with electric blind and blue ambient lighting.

Viewed from the front, an exclusive sporty grille is surrounded by a bi-aspect 'Sanded Chrome' (other versions are chrome), proudly framing the Brand's lion logo in the centre of a chequered chrome radiator grille.

The overall effect is rounded off by the exclusive bumper design, with more prominent features, combined with the full LED headlights that are more efficient and reduce driver eye fatigue. An elegant profile is highlighted by the line of the stainless steel rear quarter light and window trim finisher. Along with the stainless steel trim which runs along the roof to the rear spoiler, they frame the glazed surfaces with streamlined elegance. The proportions to give it a lower and more dynamic look than the majority of its competitors. GT Line models feature 18 inch Detroit matt Haria alloy wheels to further enhance the sporting theme.

LED welcome lighting (located in the door mirror shells) projects the Brand's lion logo onto the floor, a sign of the designers' care and attention to detail. At the rear, in addition to the 'GT Line' or 'GT' badging on the tailgate, double chrome exhaust pipes are located either side of the bumper. These stylistic elements are perfectly integrated, giving an air of chic and elegant sportiness. The 'Coupe Franche' dual colour paint design, a distinctive visual PEUGEOT signature, reserved for GT and GT Line versions can be specified for increased individuality.

Peugeot 3008

In addition to GT Line models, GT versions feature widened wheel arches, 19 inch'Boston' alloy wheels, slender streamlined aluminium roof bars, chrome door mirror shells and copper GT monogram badging on the front wings. For added convenience GT models feature a smart electric operated tailgate with a foot-movement operation system, allowing the tailgate to be operated while the operatives hands are full (with keys on the person).

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