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Peugeot 207 GTI news - Gentleman's relish - 2007
Thousands of young men will sigh with relief at the
start of next month.
But before you panic buy tissues, it’s the launch of
the Peugeot 207 GTi, one of the most eagerly anticipated hot hatches.
The covers will be pulled back at the Geneva motor
show to reveal a 175bhp GTi.
No word on performance or pricing yet from Peugeot,
but the engine is shared with the Mini Cooper S, so expect it to perform
Peugeot also has a couple of other 207-based delights
for Geneva showgoers.
There’s the 207 CC, which arrives in showrooms in May
alongside the GTi, while the third 207 model on show is a vehicle called the SW
There are no prizes for guessing this is an estate
version of the 207 and, while titled a concept, will probably result in a small
wagon model in the line-up.
With butched-up exterior styling, the 207 SW has a split
rear tailgate and bootspace covered with ribbed plastic runners to protect the
Expect to see the 207 SW become a showroom reality
around the end of this year.