ALL-NEW PEUGEOT e-208
The Geneva 2019 motor show is bound to be jammed packed with all sort of concept cars and long awaited cars, that many of us have been waiting for. Admittedly e-208 might not be highly anticipated car to hit our roads, but since not everyone can afford a Tesla or a Audi e-TRON, we shouldn’t simply ignore it either.
The e-208 houses a 100kW electric motor and a 50kWh battery producing a range of up to 211 miles. It comes with three driving modes: Eco, to optimise range, Normal, optimising comfort, and Sport, allowing the driver to prioritise performance.
The battery pack is distributed under the floor plan to allow maximum interior space and boot space to be maintained, matching the capacities of the petrol and diesel versions.
There are other tech goodies included to entice you even more, the MyPeugeot smartphone app can also be used to pre-programme the car’s heating, air conditioning and windscreen defrosting.
Charging it Up
Three charging methods are available for the all-new PEUGEOT e-208:
• Charging from a domestic plug: The e-208 charges using a classic domestic plug in 20+ hours for a complete charge
• Accelerated charge at home: The e-208 can be charged more quickly and safely from a dedicated charging point which takes approximately 8 hours for a full charge. Government subsidies in the UK are available to support this
• Rapid recharging at a public terminal: 80% of the vehicle charge can be obtained in 30 minutes, from a 100kW charging station.