THE Peugeot 308 was named ‘Car of the Year’ at launch and since then over one and a half million vehicles have been sold.

Now, the multi-award winning 308 is being updated for the 2020 collection.

A new Vertigo Blue colour and two new alloy wheels will be available, while inside, the dashboard is equipped with a 100 per cent digital Peugeot i-Cockpit as well as a capacitive central screen with a ‘gloss’ finish.

The new 308 offers the latest-generation internal combustion engines and aids worthy of the upper segments. and three main trim levels with an additional set of equipment.

The top-of-the-range versions provide access to the Black ‘pack’ option. This gives buyers the chance to change the majority of chrome trim to gloss black, including: front grille which incorporates the Peugeot lion emblem, the indicator and fog light surround and side window covers.

Also available are 18’’ diamond cut alloys in Sapphire Black with Black Mist varnish.

Connecting your smartphone in your vehicle is now a priority for many customers and the Peugeot 308 benefits from the Mirror Screen function, compatible with Mirrorlink, Android Auto and Apple CarplayTM.

The 3D navigation features voice recognition and is reactive and connected to TomTom Traffic, .

The new 308 offers driving assistance equipment worthy of the upper segments with adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function; Visiopark with 180 degree rear view camera and Park Assist function; ghfglatest-generation automatic emergency braking and collision risk warning; active lane departure warning with lane correction from 40mph (65 km/h) onwards; driver Attention Alert; automatic Smart Beam Assist; speed sign recognition and recommendation; and active blind spot monitoring.

The Peugeot 308 has efficient petrol and diesel engines on offer with CO2 emissions from 95 g/km.

Available petrol engines: 1.2 PureTech 110 S&S six-speed manual; 1.2 PureTech 130 S&S six- speed manual or eight-speed automatic.

Diesel engine options are a 1.5 BlueHDi 100 S&S six-speed manual and1.5 BlueHDi 130 S&S six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic.

The final UK spec and pricing is yet to be revealed but Peugeot are taking bookings from potential buyers.