Peugeot e-308 and e-308 SW: the electric compact that promises more than 400 km of autonomy

The new ones Peugeot e-308 and e-308 SW have already been disclosed. The electric versions of the two bodies of the French compact will hit the roads in mid-2023 and will do so with the same style as their combustion variants, but with new mechanics that promise great efficiency and performance.

With these models, peugeot adds another mechanic to its newcomer 308, which was just released a new generation. Thus, those who opt for this model will be able to choose between diesel and gasoline engines, as well as between plug-in hybrid and electric alternatives.

It is the latter that is of interest now, more than anything on a mechanical level, since the design of the electric version of the peugeot 308 and its family variant does not differ practically from the rest of the range. They are offered in Allure and GT finishes and the only novelty is found in the 18” wheels, which show a specific design focused on improving aerodynamics, with the idea of ​​prolonging autonomy.

In the same way, inside these electric cars we don’t see big changes either, although the French brand has underlined the presence of the latest generation of the Peugeot i-Cockpit. Thus, we see elements in the passenger compartment such as a three-dimensional instrument panel, as well as a 10-inch central touch screen.

156 CV and more than 400 km of autonomy

Now, the main feature worth mentioning in these new configurations of this compact is the mechanics they use. The Peugeot e-308 and e-308 SW engine It is an electric drive 156 hp, with 260 Nm of torque. It is also associated with a new 54 kWh battery made with 80% nickel, 10% manganese and 10% cobalt.

In this way, announcing WLTP autonomy of more than 400 kilometers in this electric car, with an average consumption of about 12.7 kWh per 100 kilometers. Now, this will depend on various factors, such as the driving mode that we select. Three have been differentiated: Eco, Normal and Sport. In addition, with the additional Brake mode, it can be driven with a pedal.

In addition to this, for battery recharging, an 11 kW three-phase charger that accepts all charging modes is included as standard. Thus, from a public point of 100 kW, the French brand indicates that it is possible to go from 20 to 80% of capacity in less than 25 minutes.

However, very soon they will be on sale new Peugeot e-308 and e-308 SW, which can also be purchased online through the brand’s website. His arrival on the roads, yes, is not scheduled until the middle of next year.

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