Peugeot 308 R Hybrid at Shanghai Motor Show
30 Avril 2015 - IndianAutosBlog
French car maker Peugeot has unveiled the 308 R Hybrid at Auto Shanghai 2015. According to the company, it is the “ultimate 308? and a high performance hatchback with a hybrid heart.
Design wise, the 308 R HYbrid features quite a few elements that are common to the current Peugeot range. This being an ‘R’ version it sports wider fenders, large air intakes a dual-tone paint job and massive 19-inch alloy wheels.
The Peugeot 308 R Hybrid derives its power from a four-cylinder petrol engine coupled with two electric motors. The 1.6-liter THP engine is boosted by electric motors generating 115 PS each.
According to Peugeot, the 308 R Hybrid is a family hatchback with a combined output of 500 PS and 730 Nm of torque. That is supercar levels of performance thanks to a clever and potent plug-in hybrid powertrain.
The super-hatch can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.0 sec while top speed peaks out at 250 km/h and in the process emits just 70 g/km of CO2. Furthermore, the car comes with four driving modes including a “Hot Lap” mode which shuffles the power between the front and rear axles to provide optimum grip at all times.