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


Autocar is reporting that the Peugeot e-308, the all-electric model of its new C-segment providing, will go on sale someday in 2023. Production is scheduled to start in July of subsequent 12 months, however quite a bit can occur between every now and then. The publication has extra information than that, detailing the powertrain and the way the brand new EV will differ from the e-208 already provided within the automaker’s lineup.

The e-308 will sport a 54-kilowatt-hour battery, which is 4 kWh bigger than the e-208’s battery, with 50-kWh of usable capability. However, improved battery know-how will permit the mannequin to supply as much as practically 250 miles (400 kilometers) of vary, which we suspect was achieved on Europe’s forgiving WLTP cycle. Autocar additionally reviews that the EV will supply 154 horsepower (114 kilowatts) and 199 pound-feet (269 Newton-meters) of torque, which is able to path to the entrance wheels.

The all-electric powertrain will arrive in each the 308 hatch and SW wagon variants. Peugeot will bundle the batteries beneath the seats and within the ground, with the remainder of the powertrain {hardware} hiding below the hood. Inside, rear cargo house will equal that of the 308 plug-in hybrid, and Peugeot ought to deal with clients to the identical modern and tech-packaged cabin provided within the mannequin, which ought to embody 100-kilowatt fast-charging.

E-308 deliveries will start after manufacturing begins subsequent July, and Peugeot will launch pricing info for the brand new mannequin nearer to its on-sale date. It might be attention-grabbing to see the place it falls in comparison with the plug-in hybrid and inner combustion variants. Agnès Tesson-Faget, Peugeot’s 308 model challenge supervisor, instructed the publication that the comapny expects the e-308 to account for a minimum of 20 p.c of the mannequin’s gross sales when it reaches sellers. The 308 plug-in hybrid already accounts for greater than 20 p.c of 308 gross sales, however we should wait greater than a 12 months to see if this turns into a actuality.

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