Range-topping ‘dynamic flagship’ of the 308 range has landed, set for Paris show debut.
It’s a step in the direction of a full-blooded GTI or even ‘R’ hot hatch which we spoke to Peugeot about late last year, but we’ll come to that shortly. First up, this new GT gets a swathe of upgrades to better justify that badge. Let’s start on the outside.
The Peugeot ‘Lion’ emblem has moved from the bonnet to… the grille. There are headlights comprised of 62 LEDs. There are new indicators and functional air scoops for the engine. [x]
Happiness is: Knitting and Top Gear.
He keeps getting high-fives today by random people because of the shirt.
Jag’s ‘baby’ saloon is officially here, and is aiming a very British two fingered salute at the German competition.
This evening at a glittering ceremony in London, with the help of a helicopter, Jaguar officially revealed its BMW 3-Series fighter. People of the Internet, please be upstanding for the brand new ‘XE’, the most important car Jaguar has launched in a very long time.
It’s the company’s new much-vaunted small sports saloon, and will wade into the deep waters against the Beemer, Audi A4 and Mercedes C Class. Serious competition indeed, and much more than just a scaled-down XF.
The basics are thus: you’re looking at five seats, a big boot and a range of engines and trims that’ll spin your head. [x]
Keeping Top Gear fresh in Series 8
Don’t say that!