Or at least the e-208 version has.

Peugeot’s e-208 is the latest compact EV to join our fleet. Audi S8 review: the most boring 560bhp car (in a good way), Range Rover review: new straight-six diesel driven, VW T-Cross R-Line 1.5 TSI review: 148bhp crossover tested, Rocketeer Mazda MX-5 review: modified V6 roadster driven, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 review: classic café racer tested, Speed Week 2020: the Ferrari F8 Tributo on track, City, slicker: Honda City Turbo vs Honda e, Chris Harris on… the new BMW M4 and M3 Touring. Other practical gubbins include the ability to manage the heating of the car from an app, so that it warms up in the most efficient way on chilly mornings. The maximum power of the Peugeot e-208 is 100 kW (134 hp). Or at least the e-208 version has.Fully electric, too; a 100kW (134bhp) motor teams up … We think you will agree with its incredible styling, ultra-rapid charging capabilities, and 217 mile range (WLTP) it is a great addition to the EV world. The Peugeot e-208 on the road review including ride and handling information.

The maximum torque is 192 lb-ft. An electric hot hatch? The time it takes for a wee’n’tea, essentially. Your information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy. Like what you see? The e-208 version is equipped with a 100 kW (136 hp), 260 Nm of torque, electric motor and a 50 kWh battery pack, which Peugeot claims is good for 340 km of range … The Peugeot e-208 is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 8.1 seconds. It’ll take over 20 hours to fully charge on a traditional domestic socket, but eight hours from a dedicated fast charger, with the ability to gain 80 per cent of charge in just 30 minutes if you can find a vacant rapid charger at motorway services. The old 208 GTI PS was one of the hardest cored hot hatches of recent times, but there’ll be nothing to directly replace it this time.

This website is made by BBC Studios Distribution. While a snickety little manual gearbox feels right in a tiddly little car, choosing the auto brings semi-autonomous driving in traffic jams and full self-parking, amongst a bunch of other de rigueur active safety systems.

Logos © 1996. The e-208’s immediate reactivity (136hp and torque of 260 Nm available from 0mph) offers a serene* driving experience. Those petrol or diesel 208s are around 30kg lighter than the cars they replace, and comprise various tunes of 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol – possessing up to 128bhp, and available optionally with an eight-speed auto – and one 99bhp 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel, which we suspect very few people will buy in Britain. Get Top Gear news and reviews in your inbox, Enter your email address to receive regular Top Gear newsletters. Though not as quick to refuel, of course. All details and specs of the Peugeot e-208 (2020). Pick the best engine and compare performance with similar cars. This is the new Peugeot 208, and the big news is it’s gone electric. BBC is a trademark of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Dinky new Peugeot gets bold 508-esque looks and optional electric power. Peugeot e-208 GT Line Book now for delivery mid-November! The electric version of 208 is powered by a 100 kW (136 hp) engine with a torque of 260 Nm and a 50 kWh battery, which Peugeot claims will allow the electric vehicle to run up to 340 km per charge (WLTP standard). We should discover more when the 208 is shown (alongside that Peugeot Sport 508) at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Fully electric, too; a 100kW (134bhp) motor teams up with a 50kWh battery to deliver over 200 miles of real world range, not to mention an 8.5sec 0-62mph time, making it quicker than any of the petrol or diesel options currently available. This service is provided by Disqus and is subject to their privacy policy and terms of use. DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4x4 review: a worthy X3/Q5 rival? BBC Studios is a commercial company that is owned by the BBC (and just the BBC). Peugeot Sport’s new direction is electrified (and heralded by this 400bhp 508 saloon), so any hot hatch iteration of this 208 will possess some flavour of motor/battery combination. Let us know which side of the fence you fall on below, but there’s no arguing it’s distinctive.

The electric version of 208 is powered by a 100 kW (136 hp) engine with a torque of 260 Nm and a 50 kWh battery, which Peugeot claims will allow the electric vehicle to run up to 340 km per charge (WLTP standard). Peugeot e-208 electric range and charging. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting. The profits we make from it go back to BBC programme-makers to help fund great new BBC programmes.

The top speed is 93 mph. It’s possible.