Peugeot has continued to prepare for the launch of its new 208 model with a special event in one of the carnival capitals of the world - Rio de Janeiro.

Having announced initial details of the car back in early November, the special Motion and Emotion show marked the second stage of the journey towards the launch of the new supermini - the successor to the successful 207 model - next year.

The spectacular show was held at Cinelandia Square, the iconic cultural and social site of the Carioca city, in front of thousands of spectators, with the decision to hold the event in Brazil being taken to tie in with the 208's "Let Your Body Drive" signature.

Spectators were given the chance to help bring the show to life by interacting with the rhythms and pulsations of the event, a video of which can be seen below...

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