Peugeot has recently pulled the wraps off its latest creation, a compact four-door sedan named the 301, which will be sold in emerging markets.
After the Peugeot 408 has been recently launched in Malaysia, the French based automaker is once again entering our news, this time with a new vehicle which will be named the 301. According to the car manufacturer, the Peugeot 301 is a compact four-door sedan which will be sold in emerging markets with an interesting list of safety equipment including the ABS, ESP, emergency brake-assist system and four airbags, which are expected to be offered in higher levels.
The all-new Peugeot 301 will adopt the 1.2 liter VTi petrol engine, which is also shared by the 208 hatchback, but in the larger vehicle, the unit will come with 70 BHP and a manual or an automatic transmission. Besides the 1.2 liter VTi, the 1.6 liter VTi petrol with 114 BHP and the 1.6 liter HDi diesel with 91 BHP will also be offered, along with the same choice of manual or automatic transmissions. The Peugeot 301 will also get USB, Bluetooth, MP3, hands-free phone kit, rear parking assistance and automatic air conditioning. The model will be made in Spain, at the company’s Vigo plant and it will go on sale on the 1st of November in Turkey, followed by Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa and Russia. The Peugeot 301 will be officially presented to the public at the Paris Motor Show in September.