Jonny Smith checks out the Peugeot e208 electric car at the Geneva Motor Show 2019.
Peugeot are on a roll making beautiful cars, but by far the most crucial is the 208 supermini. It is being launched with piston engines and pure. EV from the start, and the e208 is set to outgun Renault’s Zoe and share underpinnings with Vauxhall’s forthcoming E-Corsa. Just one power variant of the e-208 will be available. A 50kWh battery is mated to a 100kW electric motor (134bhp and 192lbft. Peugeot claims a 211-mile range WLTP (280 miles according to NEDC). Fast charging at 100kW is available via CCS, with a 0-80% charge capable in just half an hour. You can reserve an e208 now and production begins this Autumn.
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