Company Peugeot prepares the model of the new generation 308, which, according to preliminary data, will be released no earlier than 2022. Hatchback with the change of generation will move to a modernized version of the EMP2 platform.
In addition to the standard Peugeot 308 modifications with electrified powertrains, the model will appear “hot” hybrid option. Base for all-wheel drive hatchback will be a 1.6-liter turbo engine that will be paired with two electric motors, one for each axis. As the kindred 3008 PHEV, the power plant will be able to give more 304 forces.
Competition the new product will be “charged” Golf R, which will also get a hybrid powertrain.
In addition, the hybrid Peugeot 308, development which involved a new division, Peugeot Sport Engineered (PSE), will be equipped with stiffer suspension and powerful brakes. Likely, the model will not get the GTi nameplate – it will keep hot-hatch based on the new 208.
To date, the line 308 has a “hot” hatchback GTi, updated in 2017. The car is equipped with a 1.6-liter turbo engine capacity of 270 forces and six-speed mechanics. Acceleration from standstill to 100 kilometers per hour takes hot hatch six seconds.