The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept car has made its public debut at the 2012 Geneva motor show, and the luxury 208 could go on sale later this year. Before the exhibition was held, the automaker has released the official teaser of the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept on the internet. The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept from this French automaker offer personalized and individual trim for both on the outside and inside.
The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept is designed to be something very different from the concept that the Peugeot 208 GTi also present in Geneva. The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept is designed for city dwellers who like the distinction and sophistication while the concept GTi re-creates iconic legend. Basically, the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept takes the urban appeal of the all-new 208 to a new level.
The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept has a similar makeover to the 208 GTI concept car that also makes its debut at the Geneva show. There are extended wheel arches and sills and a chunky front bumper, but the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept exhaust is hidden, and the alloy wheels and front grille are more classically styled. The bespoke colors available for the accent on the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept exterior are more upscale in variants.
The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept carries its occupants in a refined, with a color treatment applied to the Crimson exterior body and interior decoration. Paint ‘Pulsion’ Special XY means the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept seems to change constantly, depending on distance and location from which it is viewed; this ability to turn is the result of an exclusive system, based on very precise sixteen layers of paint and lacquer.
The crimson theme extends to the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept interior, with a neatly stitched leather dashboard, armrests, steering wheel rings, gear lever gaiter, and stripes on the seat inserts and floor mats. The black leather accent is implemented on the panoramic glass roof while the ambient lighting located on the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept dashboard completes the harmony.
Peugeot says the beauty of the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept is all in the detail, and the panoramic sunroof allows in maximum natural light to appreciate every stitch and surface. The final touches to the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept interior is to add a treatment of ‘Bronze’ crosses the aesthetic of the doors, steering wheel decorations and the fixtures and vent. The first sensations are completely visual and obvious as soon as the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept is revealed.
While the 208 GTi Concept will almost certainly head into production in the short term, Peugeot’s plans for the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept release date are less clear. At the very least, the premium character and materials of the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept should influence future high-grade models in the 208 line-up.
The 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept has a 1.6-litre diesel engine, but a production version is likely to be offered with a range of petrol and diesel engines. Mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, the 1.6 liter THP puts the 2012 Peugeot 208 XY Concept driver at the controls of a machine that fascinates the potential for a great driving experience.
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