2012 PEUGEOT 308 HATCHBACK
Peugeot will unveil its refreshed 308 range at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot enters the 2011 model year with some subtle styling changes, revised powertrains and the introduction of a fuel efficient micro-hybrid e-HDi variant with CO2 emissions under 100g/km.
The appeal of the three body shapes 308, including the hatchback, CC coupe-convertible and the SW station wagon, have been given a new face that subtly incorporates the latest stylistic codes of the Peugeot brand.
Thus acquires a more technological elegance, illustrated by the presence of LED front lights with light guide. Dynamism and emotion are present as ever in the genes of the 308, particularly with its more assertive look thanks to new Xenon headlamps with titanium coloured mask and the hatchback in its exclusive GTi finish.
The fresh alloy wheel designs, new brand logos and some trim changes on certain models complete the exterior makeover.
Interior revisions come in the form of new available colors and materials for the seats and dashboard trim. Without getting into any specific details, Peugeot said it has reduced the overall weight by an average of 25kg or 55 pounds across the range. Other improvements include the fitment of 16-inch wheels on ultra low rolling resistance tires on certain models, and the optimization of all available diesel and petrol engine options.
2012 ACURA TL
The 2012 Acura TL will be put on sale with a refined 3.5-liter V6 engine, featuring various friction-reduction technologies, while the 3.5-liter and 3.7-liter engines have received a new air inlet system. The 2012 Acura TL will be offered with an output of 280 hp and a front-wheel-drive system and a 305 hp version equipped with the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). The 2012 Acura TL SH-AWD will continue to be offered with the 6-speed manual transmission.
The 2012 Acura TL will come with an optional Technology Package which includes quite a large number of goodies. Navigation System with Voice Recognition, AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic with Traffic Rerouting and AcuraLink Real-Time Weather will all be offered with the new 2012 Acura TL. The equipment list of the 2012 Acura TL will also include ELS Surround 410-watt Premium Audio System, a 60 GB hard disk drive, USB connection, a full VGA monitor, ventilated front seats and a blind spot information (BSI) system.