Peugeot proposed offered the all-new 208 in Europe this month as well as the primary signs have been promising, generally for the fully-electric e-208 variant.
The French automaker primarily approaching e-208 prolongation to have up you estimate 10 percent of the altogether prolongation of the latest 208 supermini. However, early direct for the electric car suggests the cut of the cake could be most bigger.
“Of the 40,000 competent leads you received, half were for the e-208. A entertain of the pre-orders you got have been for the e-208,” Peugeot CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato told Autonews Europe. While the senior manager pronounced it is as well shortly to expect most aloft sales for the Peugeot e-208, he certified the clever primary direct could be partly due to the tall commission of early adopters.
As things mount right now, he believes the electric indication could strech the stand in share of the 208 altogether brew than primarily expected. “My work is formed upon contribution as well as the usually actuality right right away is that you can take the e-208 up to twenty percent of the latest 208’s prolongation of about 300,000 units the year,” Imparato said.
That would be the vital feat given the e-208 will be essential even during the stream programmed 10 percent of altogether 208 sales, according to Peugeot’s boss. The Peugeot e-208 facilities the 50-kWh battery that offers the pushing operation of 211 miles (340 km) WLTP. A 100 kW (134 HP / 136 PS) electric engine that produces 192 lb-ft (260 Nm) of present hanging ornament enables the electric supermini to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 8.1 seconds.
The Peugeot e-208 starts during €32,100 (approximately $35,200) in France as well as £25,050 ($30,800) in the UK. To captivate buyers, the automaker is focusing upon the car’s sum price of ownership, that Peugeot says is the same as the 130 PS (128 HP) 1.2-liter turbo motor fuel indication versed with an 8-speed involuntary transmission.
For example, the Peugeot e-208 is estimated to price reduction than €400 ($440) the month opposite Europe, after the €3,500 ($3,800) deposit.