The new Peugeot 3008 GT has surfaced few weeks earlier, to represent the model’s most dynamic and exclusive SUV version yet. Exclusively equipped with the 2.0-liter BlueHDi 180 S&S (Stop&Start) 6-speed Automatic Transmission, the 3008 GT is all about sportiness and performance. The GT model is positioned as the top-of-the-range 3008 line-up, with the exclusive and resolutely dynamic proposition, while at the same time being perfectly usable on a day-to-day basis. Aimed at driving enthusiasts craving sophistication, the new 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.
The new Peugeot 3008 GT is complemented by the top-of-the-line GT Line; both can be specified in Active and Allure versions and with the distinctive ‘Coupe Franche’ paint option. As part of the Lion marque’s move upmarket, the range continues to comprise of well specified vehicles. The new sports variants of new 3008 SUV is no exception with GT Line versions including numerous standard features and safety equipment items: diesel and petrol engines, LED headlights with scrolling LED front indicators, smartphone charging plate, 3D satellite navigation and Safety Plus Pack.
In looks, the 3008 GT has an exterior design that’s clean, modern and identifiable, adopting all the traditional characteristics of the SUV and is expressive with a charming appearance. Viewed from the front, an exclusive sporty grille is surrounded by a bi-aspect ‘Sanded Chrome’ (other versions are chrome) and that unmistakable ‘Lion’ emblem. Meanwhile, 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. LED welcome lighting (located in the door mirror shells) proudly projects the Brand’s lion logo onto the floor, a sign of the designers’ care and attention to detail. From the rear, along with the ‘GT Line’ or ‘GT’ badging on the tailgate, double chrome exhaust pipes are located either side of the bumper. The ‘Coupe Franche’ dual color paint design, a distinctive visual signature, reserved for GT and GT Line versions can be specified for increased individuality.
In addition, GT versions feature widened wheel arches, 19-inch ‘Boston’ matt Haria two-tone finish diamond-cut 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 or even with the keys inside the pocket.
Inside, the 3008 GT has the plush factor and more thanks to sumptuous seating, trimmed in full grain Nappa Mistral leather with Aikinite copper double-stitch trim detail, driver seat multipoint massage function and auto adjustment, front seats with heating function & extendable cushion nose, panoramic roof, blue ambient lighting, ACC Stop (Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop function), smart electric tailgate, and of course, the Peugeot i-Cockpit. The Peugeot i-Cockpit is now a regular fixture for all current variants, and with the 3008 GT, 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 8.0-inch capacitive touch screen.
In addition, the interior of the hihline Peugeot SUV specifies fine Aikinite copper double-topstitching on the dashboard trim, door trim panels and the center armrest. The copper theme continues on the compact, flat-bottomed steering, floor mats, gear lever gaiter and also as the color of the virtual dials on the 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. Further highlights of the 3008 GT include aged-oak trim on the dashboard facia and door cards. 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 3008 SUV feature further style enhancements.
Finally, an efficient the 2.0-liter BlueHDi 180 S&S, mated to the EAT6 (Efficient Automatic Transmission six-speed) gearbox is added to the line-up, distinguishing it as the most powerful version, as well as providing a more intense driving experience.