Peugeot E-308 Electric Powertrain Details Emerge, On Sale In 2023

Autocar is reporting that the Peugeot e-308, the all-electric variation of its brand-new C-segment offering, will certainly take place sale sometime in 2023. Manufacturing is set up to begin in July of following year, yet a whole lot can occur in between now and then. The magazine has more info than that, outlining the powertrain and how the new EV will differ from the e-208 already offered in the car manufacturer’s lineup.

The e-308 will certainly sporting activity a 54-kilowatt-hour battery, which is 4 kWh larger than the e-208’s battery, with 50-kWh of useful capability. Nevertheless, boosted battery modern technology will certainly enable the model to provide to virtually 250 miles (400 kilometers) of variety, which we think was achieved on Europe’s flexible WLTP cycle. Autocar also reports that the EV will offer 154 horse power (114 kilowatts) and also 199 pound-feet (269 Newton-meters) of torque, which will certainly route to the front wheels.

The all-electric powertrain will arrive in both the 308 hatch and also SW wagon variations. Peugeot will certainly package the batteries under the seats and in the floor, with the rest of the powertrain hardware concealing under the hood. Inside, rear cargo space will equate to that of the 308 plug-in crossbreed, as well as Peugeot should deal with consumers to the same smooth as well as tech-packaged cabin used in the design, which need to include 100-kilowatt fast-charging.

E-308 deliveries will certainly start after production starts next July, and Peugeot will launch rates information for the brand-new version better to its on-sale date. It will interest see where it falls compared to the plug-in crossbreed and also interior combustion versions. Agnès Tesson-Faget, Peugeot’s 308 brand job supervisor, told the magazine that the comapny anticipates the e-308 to represent a minimum of 20 percent of the design’s sales when it gets to dealers. The 308 plug-in crossbreed already makes up more than 20 percent of 308 sales, yet we will certainly have to wait more than a year to see if this comes true.