Peugeot 206 GT
To qualify for the World Rally Championships Peugeot must sell a limited 206 WRC road legal cars, and hence we have the 206 GT. There will be only 4000 manufactured each with it's own identity plaque:-
Performance is comparable with the 206 GTi with 137 bhp, 0-100km/h in 8.4 secs and a top speed of 130 mph (Peugeot test figures). 5 speed gear box, Multipoint 16 valve injection, double overhead camshaft, Pseudo McPherson suspension with coil springs and intergral independent hydrolic shocks all maufacturers spec.
Exterior styling is superb with extended front/rear bumpers, 9 spoke 16" alloy wheels with 195x45x16 Pirelli tyres, chrome exhaust tail pipe, bodyside coloured mouldings and door handles, body-coloured front wing extensions, double parabolic headlights, metallic paint, alluminium fuel filler cap and of course serial numbered GT badge.
Interior features include special sports instrument panel, alumunium styled gear knob, door handels, air vent buttons and drilled foot pedals. Leather trimmed sports steering wheel and electrically adjustable demisting and folding door mirrors. Alacantara suede/leather/zargos cloth covered seats and particial suede covered interior features. ICE is suppiled by a 2040 RDS stereo and boot mounted 6 disc changer. The usual refinements are all standard spec i.e remote locking, electric windows and power steering.
Safety features are exceptionally high with rear head restraints, immobilser, driver/passenger/side airbags, pressure limited pre-tensioning seat-belts, ABS, automatic rain sensor front wiper, front fog lights, 4 large diameter brake discs.
The 206 GT offers a dynamic blend of performance, style and safety and is a car that stands out from the rest. £15,995 on-the-raod in the UK.