ARROS EDITION- After the Roland Garros special edition is introduced in the 208, it arrives at the Peugeot 108. It will be available with a 1.2-liter PureTech 82 hp engine and two body colors. Its price in the UK, where it is being launched in the first place, is 12,495 pounds, something around 59,800 reais.Lovers of the popular tennis tournament are in luck. The Peugeot 108 Roland Garros arrives at the market, a special edition that follows the footsteps of the Peugeot 208 Roland Garros, presented some time agoThe Peugeot 108 Roland Garros features a PureTech 1.2-liter 82 hp engine and 99 g / km CO2 emissions. It will be available in two body colors, ‘Diamond White’ and ‘Raven Black’ metallic, and incorporates the brand Roland Garros, as well as external mirrors in orange. The equipment also includes automatic air conditioning and 15-inch Thorren alloy wheels. The interior is decorated in the tone ‘GrayRayura’ with orange accents and Roland Garros rugs. In the UK orders are already accepted with the price quoted at 12,495 pounds (59,800 reais)2015 – PEUGEOT 2008 DKR DAKAR RALLY Peugeot officially unveiled its 2008 DKR, with which it will participate in the Dakar in 2015.

The car will have the French drivers Stéphane Peterhansel, Cyril Despres and Spaniard Carlos Sainz at the wheel and will be equipped with a V6 3.0 biturbo diesel engine with 340 hp and 800 Nm of torque. “It’s much more aggressive with these colors,” Cyril Despres noted, while Stéphane Peterhansel preferred to highlight the practical side of the drawing. “The fact that the part around the cockpit is painted in white is a great way to protect us from the heat.” “I’ve run in a car with a black roof and I can say that makes a big difference,” explained the Frenchman.It is no secret, and Bruno Famin, the director of Peugeot Motorsport himself, admitted that the project suffered a setback after a problem with the car chassis was detected, which had to be redesigned. Peugeot never officially confirmed it, but the truth is that the tests were stopped in July: “we have problems, but nothing serious, just a few points that we must solve,” Famin said at the time. “It’s not a big engine or gearbox problem, it works very well,” he said. These are the normal setbacks of a project of this magnitude and ambition. ” Carlos Sainz admitted at the 2008 DKR presentation that “the testing program has shown that it is a very fast machine, although it is obviously difficult to be 100% certain about its reliability at this early stage.” Therefore, for Peugeot the next few weeks will be a race against time to evolve the project in order to achieve a level of development that allows it to face the Dakar with aspirations of victory.

2015 – PEUGEOT 2008 URBAN CROSS eugeot presented this week in the UK a special series of 2008. Called Urban Cross, the model is based on the Active finish and differs from the other versions by having a number of unique elements in the visual. Two engine options are offered: 1.2 turbo PureTech 110 hp and 1.6 BlueHDi 100 hp. The price disclosed in the UK is 16,495 pounds, something around R $ 81,000 Other new features at the 2008 Urban Cross include an emerald-painted body, 17-inch alloy wheels with black trim and mirrors with black piano covers. The interior features a leather-trimmed steering wheel with special seams, silver accents on the sides of the seats, door panels and console, as well as special appliqués on the door sills with the version logo.The standard equipment list includes Grip Control – a system that uses the ESP as a sort of electronic differential lock – parking aid, electrically heated rear-view mirrors, among others.015 – PEUGEOT 208 URBSharing the international trend of mobility in large urban centers, which proposes the use of different types of transport simultaneously, PEUGEOT presents the Peugeot 208 Urb at the Salão das Automóveis de São Paulo, a vehicle perfectly integrated to this concept. The vehicle, developed by the PSA Latin America Style Center, combines the attributes hatchback 208 such as style, safety and high technology, an electric bicycle (model AE21) and very practical accessories aimed at the comfort of the driver in his day to day.Electric bicycle: elegance and practicalityThe elegance of the AE21 is undeniable. Agile and compact, the bike has an original frame that offers a space to carry a laptop bag and an anti-theft security lock. It is equipped with electric motor located on the front wheel. The lithium-ion battery can be recharged with the AE21 in motion or withdrawn for charging in a conventional outlet. Innovative and versatile, the bike has the folding pedals and handlebars to better accommodate it next to a wall or in more restricted spaces. The AE21 provides a new mobility experience in any urban displacement that the driver is willing to do.

A range of custom accessories 

In order to offer exclusive customization, the interior of the 208 Urb has been fitted with accessories to make the driver’s life easier, such as a chromed hanger in the passenger seat, a frame in the trunk with an aluminum partition to adapt the volume of several types of cargo and a suspended storage rack installed at the height of the lid, in addition to aluminum pedals.Inside the model, the highlight is the unprecedented color of the decorative pieces, Dark Brown Carmin, the same as the car. In addition, the seats received changes in the central fabric, such as details in wine tonality and sewing with the yarn also in the color of the vehicle, bringing even more charm to this concept. On the floor, the unique set of rugs, with the “Urb” graphic embroidered in the same color, translate the level of attention applied by the designers of the Style Center. Abroad, the design of the vehicle maintained the consistency of the project by adopting the Dark Carmim Brown in both the body and the electric bicycle. The 208 Urb grid was painted in satin aluminumgray, making the front even more differentiated. Revealing a refined finish, a unique graphic signature was developed on the basis of a chromed sticker, highlighting the name Urb with an urban design. This sticker was applied to the panoramic glass ceiling, giving a particular setting for those looking inside the car for the transparency of the ceiling.The AE21 logos received the same treatment, thus combining the details of the color of the vehicle and the bicycle brake. To maximize the level of refinement, the handles and the saddle are in line with the set of seats of the 208 Urb.

Personalization of accessories does not stop there. Side impact protection beams, airfoil, chrome rearview mirror covers and roof rack with anti-theft locking system are part of the range of equipment available on the brand’s dealer network. To further enhance the sophistication of the vehicle, the 208 Urb features unfinished 17-inch wheels with a unique finish that blends machining to dark varnish and metallization. 208 URB: a complete vehicle As if the extensive use of accessories and the sophisticated design of this concept were not enough, the vehicle’s development base was based on the Griffe version, the top of the standard car. This means a privileged ergonomics, since the 208 was created around the driving seat of the driver. The compact multifunction steering wheel has a flat base and is in the lowest position. This puts the driver in a position different from the one usually known, because the raised instrument panel allows the information to be read over the steering wheel. Another highlight is the central multimedia touchscreen, which allows intuitive connectivity and integrates GPS navigation system. In addition to the basic commands for entering address and route calculation, you can view the 3D perspective map, set up points of interest, set route calculation criteria and view the route. The 208 Urb also has fog lights, daytime running lights with LEDs, bi-zone air conditioning, power steering, leather steering wheel, trip computer and cruise control / speed limiter, rear parking sensor, electric glass with sequential command and anti-smash function for the driver, electric locks with control in the key of the car, automatic locking with the vehicle in movement, among others. In terms of safety, the concept has two front airbgs, ABS braking system with electronic brake distribution (REF), five safety belts with three fixing points and with pretensioners and loosening lock, audible and visual alert of driver belt buckling. The model is equipped with 1.6 16V Flex engine, which develops 122 hp at 5,800 rpm when fueled with ethanol, and maximum torque from 16.4 mkgf to 4000 rpm. When using gasoline, the power is 115 hp at 6,000 rpm and 15.5 mkgf of torque. This propeller has a system that eliminates the gas tank located in the engine compartment, known as “tanquinho”, ruling out the need for this fuel to start cold. The engine is coupled to a sequential automatic transmission that allows shifting of gears on the gearshift lever itself or by means of paddle shifts on the steering column, both adapted to a proper driving style.2015 – PEUGEOT 208 BLUE HDIThe new Peugeot 208, in its version 1.6 BlueHDi 100 S & S, set a new record of long distance consumption, being the same homologated by UTAC. A total of 2,152 km were covered with 43 liters of diesel fuel, with an average consumption of only 50 km / l.

The record confirms the technological excellence of the Euro 6 BlueHDi diesel engines and their contribution to reducing CO2 emissions. This performance was performed at the Peugeot test track in Belchamp, France, at the end of April under the control of the French homologation body UTAC (Union Technique de l’Automobile, du Motocycle et du Cycle).A strictly standard Peugeot 208, equipped with the 1.6 BlueHDi 100 S & S engine and equipped with a five-speed manual transmission, ran for 38 hours and over 2,152 km, consuming no more than 43 liters of fuel. The new Peugeot 208 has set an absolute record of consumption for a large production vehicle in long distance. To achieve this result were several drivers taking turns at the wheel every 3 or 4 hours during the test.


The Peugeot 208 tested was a version of “Very Low Consumption” available in the network of Peugeot Dealers. With an average mixed fuel consumption of 33 km / l and emissions limited to 79 g / km CO2, it is the world reference for a series model equipped with a thermal engine. This version is characterized by the presence of a rear aerodynamic spoiler and the adoption of Michelin Energy Saver + tires of Ultra Low Rolling Resistance (UBRR). These values ​​are already exceptional, but the dynamic qualities of the new Peugeot 208 – compactness, agility, driving pleasure – offer the potential to do even better. Combining exclusively the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system and the particulate filter (FAP), BlueHDi technology has proven once again why it is the most effective and highest performance diesel anti-pollution system on the market.Marketed in Europe in June, the new Peugeot 208 features a range of exceptionally sober and performance Euro 6 petrol and diesel engines. As far as CO2 emissions are concerned, the petrol range exhibits values ​​remarkably contained at 97 g / km, while in diesel the BlueHDi range is totally below the 95 g / km range.

Peugeot has reduced the CO2 emissions of all its vehicles in a tangible and fast way. The accelerated implementation of PureTech and Diesel BlueHDi 3-cylinder gasoline engines as well as the new 1.6 THP gasoline engines and EAT6 gearboxes now place no less than 20 Peugeot vehicles at the best level of their power and emissions class of CO2 (five PureTech, three 1.6 THP and twelve BlueHDi).These engines meet Peugeot’s demands for environmentally friendly development, specifically with ever-cleaner engines and less CO2 emissions. Peugeot’s environmental performance allowed the PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN group to be the leader in Europe in 2014, with an average of 110.3 g / km of CO2 in a European market where the average recorded is 123.7 g / km. This result was achieved without changes in the segment mix.

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What Are the Benefits of Car Covers?

To many people, a vehicle is considered an investment. This is because there are those that get one on a loan while others use theirs as part of their business. For reasons like these, you will most definitely want to protect them from non-accident related elements like acid rain, corrosion, tree sap, bird droppings, excess dirt, and other factors. As much as you may be a careful driver, you have had someone hit it with an open door, or brushed against it with a shopping cart and many other situations that could cause some damage to your car. Getting good quality car covers will ensure that your car does not suffer any damages from such situations. Another benefit of getting these covers is protection from natural forces. It is not easy to tell the difference between regular and acid rain. However, constant acid rain begins to corrode or eat away at the car paint job and even the body itself. It is then advised to get a heavy duty and waterproof cover that will protect your vehicle from this. Snow and hailstorms can also cause some damage to the car after long periods of time and it then advised that you take precautionary measures like using car covers. UV rays from the sun are also known to damage the car’s new look and getting the appropriate cover can handle that problem for you. Past the dents and the damage from weather elements, there are other kinds of threats to the car that you can protect your car from using best car covers for outdoor storage. These can cause some stains or dents to your car. Trees can cause scratches on the car especially if you are used to parking under a tree. When choosing a car cover, you need to choose one based on the area you live in. This means that those that live in humid and warm areas need to use lighter fabrics and colors than those in cooler areas. The material you choose should also be easy to clean and store. Quality covers can be cleaned while still on the car which is also an advantage to you. When it comes to storage, choose car covers that can be easily rolled and stored without any hassle. As you can see, getting a car cover is very beneficial to keep the condition of your vehicle in top shape. Do not worry about the cost as you can easily find deals like used covers and also those on sale.

It is always good to look for companies that have been in the business for a long time. This indicates that they have competitive skills and that is why they have managed to remain in the market. 10 years and above is a good duration. Put into consideration the amount of money you can afford. Car covers have a wide range of price tags on them. They are dependent on the type of cars to be fitted with the covers. The material used to make covers is also essential since it is used to determine the total cost of the covers. Other factors used to determine the cost of the covers include quality of fabric and the place where they are used; either indoor or outdoor. The cover that will be used to make your customized cover will be determined by the kind of covers you want. Indoor covers are made with a different material from an external cover. Indoor covers are used by people who keep their vehicles indoors for most of the time. If your car is in the open for most of the time and you want to protect it from sun, dirt, water and dust among other things, you should consider an outdoor cover. If you are specifically looking for cover to protect a certain element, there is always an alternative. If you want your car to be protected specifically from the sun, there are car covers tailored for this purpose. Other covers are meant for general protection of the car body and are more expensive than those that are meant for specific purposes. When you are buying this bag, make a consideration of extra gadgets you may require. For instance, you may have purchased a new gadget like an antenna. It is advisable you include storage bags. Most of car covers are incorporated with some bags that are meant for storing some items. The storage bags facilitate storage for some essential gadgets that are often required in the car. Let the color that will be used to make the car cover you will use be part of the fun. There are numerous colors available that can be chosen from. Choosing colors that please you can be part of the fun. Most manufacturers have an option of solid and two panels to their clients to choose from.

Place an order and make the payments to ensure that the covers are delivered fast. Manufacturers who have been in the industry for some time take very short time to make your customized cover since they have the manpower and experience. When you are purchasing car covers, avoid those that are marked as water resistant. Waterproof covers will enhance growth of molds that will in turn cause rusting and mold growth. All of them are characterized by unique characteristics that are suitable for some purposes and unsuitable for others. Here is a description of the different kinds of car covers used. Before you decide to buy a car cover, you will require determining whether you really require it. Car covers are essential to all cars that are exposed to elements of weather and other chemical elements. Chemicals like bird droppings and acid rains corrode the external finish of the car making it wear off fast. The cost of repairing damaged finish does cost a depending on various factors like the extent of the damage. In general, all cars including those that are stored in garages are supposed to be fitted with car covers. The covers do prevent the car accumulating a lot of dirt. The fabrics used on cars that are stored in garages will provide protection of the car against abrasion that might be caused by particles that are flying in the air. For better protection of cars, covers that are made from cotton are recommended. Flimsy garments are essential for the protection of the car against dirt and other components but are not effective like cotton to reduce the impact of air blown pebbles that accelerate the rate at which the exterior of the car will get destroyed. There are some materials that are popular in the market other than the three basic materials.  These materials are classified into three main categories. Here is a brief description of the common materials used.

Woven car covers are the strongest and popular. They are made with threads that cross each other vertically and horizontally. The material used to make these covers can either be man-made or natural. They are also made such that they cannot get affected by mildew, UV rays, and water. There is another kind of fabric that is non-woven. This fabric is thicker than the woven type. However, it is less durable than the latter.  Since this fabric is denser than the other kind of fabric, its storage is more troublesome but it offers better car coverage to the car. Just like the woven material kind, this cover is best suited for protecting cars against mildew, water, and UV rays. Last but not least, there are warp knit fabrics. The material used to make this covers do resemble material that is used to make ordinary clothing. These covers are tough and do not tear easily. Polyester and nylon yarns are used to make this cover. These covers are easy to fold and store. All these car covers can be washed using the ordinary home washing machines.  The water used is supposed to be cold. Use a mild soap too. Hot water does make the covers to shrink while on the other hand hot water and powerful detergents stand a chance to spoil the covers. Let the covers dry in the sun as drying them with home dryers and other mechanical methods can result in these covers getting destroyed. Cars are at risk year-round from outdoor hazards but not as much as they are during winter. Snow, sleet, harsh winds, and ice can wreak havoc on a car’s exterior including the paint job, soft top convertible roofs and front and rear bumpers and lights. If you don’t want winter to ruin the look of your sports car, sedan or station wagon, make sure you protect your auto with a high quality, durable and weather-resistant car cover. Many car covers are made for lightweight use during spring and summer. Therefore these covers are not as strong as a car owner might need if they are storing their car outside in harsh winter climates such as the northeast and midwest. If you have to keep your automobile parked outside during winter give it the protection it needs to stay in mint condition year round.

Multiple layer car covers are your best bet for keeping cars safe from extreme cold weather conditions. An elite premium waterproof car cover features three layers of high-quality waterproof protection that will any make or model car well protected from snow, sleet, and ice. With an elasticized hem in the front and rear, this cover offers a snug fit and reinforced grommets to secure your cover against high winds. Shield protectors are another model of outdoor car cover that is best used during foul weather that often accompanies December, January, and February up north. Made from water-repellant DuPont 3-layer material, the shield protector covers feature an inside and outside layer of spun-bonded polypropylene with a layer of microporous film in the center for superior protection against moisture.Lightweight for easy storage with breathable materials that won’t pilfer or cause mildew shield protector car covers is excellent covers for cars that have to be kept outside during harsh winters. For maximum protection during any weather conditions, a Bock-It evolution series cover is the way to go. Made from 4-layer polypropylene that is naturally moisture resistant and will dry quickly due to the breathable nature of the fabric. Breathable fabrics also help when installing the cover since it won’t pilfer or trap air underneath when covering your vehicle. Available in a wide variety of sizes to accommodate small compact cars and large station wagons the Block-It series of car covers are unmatched when it comes to providing high-quality storage for your cars. For a superior selection of high-quality car, truck and motorcycle covers visit Any Covers where you’ll find a tremendous variety of universal fit, ready-fit and disposable car covers to protect any vehicle you own.

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