Peugeot goes tech

with new 308

Peugeot 308 Tech Edition, 2018, front
Peugeot 308 Tech Edition, 2018, interior

PEUGEOT is updating its 308 hatchback models with the introduction of a new Tech Edition range with the latest connected technology and driver assistance systems.

Priced at £1,450 above Allure specification versions of the 308, the Tech Edition cars cost from £22,400 and include active cruise control, automatic parking and lane keeping systems.

Other upgrades are automatic emergency braking and a Safety Pack which includes driver attention alert, so-called Smartbeam headlamps, speed limit information and blind spot detectors.

Comfort and convenience is improved with the addition of LED front interior light with reading spotlights and rear interior light with timer, front and rear parking sensors, a colour reversing camera, power folding door mirrors with courtesy approach lighting, a rear central armrest with ski flap and two cup-holders and automatic dual zone climate control.

The Tech Edition 308s also have aluminium style pedals and door sill, front passenger seat lumbar adjustment and sports style front seats with elongated cushion bases and increased side support.

On the outside, Tech Edition brings chrome side window trim and radiator grille, aluminium door sill finishers, a panoramic fixed glass roof with electric blind, halogen fog lights, 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and aluminium longitudinal roof bars for the SW estate model.

The 308 Tech Edition is available in hatch and SW form with 1.2-litre PureTech 130 S&S or 1.5-litre BlueHDi 130 S&S engines twinned with either six-speed manual or EAT8 automatic gearboxes.


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