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Peugeot e-208 at Campbeltown Motor Company
The 100% electric Peugeot e-208 puts premium-segment technologies in a compact package. The 56kWh battery offers a WLTP combined range up to 217-miles with a 7.4kW onboard charger and support for DC charge speeds up to 100kW (15-80% charge in around 30 minutes). The brilliant 3D i-Cockpit with configurable 3D head-up instrument panel delivers an epic driving position, with a class-leading 10" capacitive colour touchscreen in GT models onwards delivering a truly high-tech drive. Active Premium, Allure, Allure Premium, GT and GT Premium trims are available. GT Premium models boast PEUGEOT Open & Go, tri-material grey Alcantara and 'Isabella' cloth seat trim, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go and lane positioning assist. Below this, GT models get full LED headlights, 8-colour ambient lighting, blind spot monitoring, a black bi-tone roof, front and rear parking sensors, a 10” touchscreen and Active Safety Brake.
The e-208 is the sportiest small electric car you can buy, with 17” alloy wheels from GT and gloss black exterior detailing. The 3-claw LED headlights and taillights give it a real sense of fluidity and prestige while the 3D i-Cockpit delivers an awesome vantage point.
The e-208 comes as standard with an electric parking brake, rear parking sensors, Lane Keeping Assist and cruise control. The 50 kWh (136hp) electric motor produces 260Nm of torque instantly, accelerating from 0-62mph in 8.1 seconds.
The e-208's boot is exactly the same size as the standard 208's with a 311-litre capacity, and you can drop the rear seats 60-40. GT Premium models have several useful features, including heated front seats and keyless entry and start.
Living with it
With near-silent performance and the fastest acceleration in the 208 range, the e-208 delivers an incredible driving experience. A full charge costs around £6 and with up to 217-miles of range, you won’t have to charge up frequently.