Peugeot 208 Sedan: would it be a good Vios/City rival?

Any one right here with fond memories of the Peugeot 207 Sedan? If that’s you, then this a person may possibly tickle your extravagant. Say hi to Theophilus Chin’s newest generation, the Peugeot 208 Sedan.

Pointless to say, this automobile – completed in the 208‘s new Elixir Pink pearlescent paint – doesn’t officially exist. But if it did, the B-segment sedan would rival the likes of the Toyota Vios, Honda City, Mazda 2 Sedan and the Proton Persona.

To start off, Theo applied the rear half of the Fiat Cronos, tweaked the window line and door shutlines, and produced sure to keep the hatch’s first sculpted rear fenders. He also altered the rear windscreen rake and shoulder lines, although maintaining the full-width gloss black panel on the tailgate.

The LED mix taillights have a pleasant sharper profile below compared to the curvy types on the hatch, and the rear bumper is based mainly on the Cronos. It sits on the very same dual-tone 17-inch alloy wheels, finish with screw-in aero shrouds.

To quickly recap, the 208 is run by a 1.2 litre PureTech three-cylinder mill that makes between 75 PS to 130 PS, depending on the variant. A five- or 6-speed handbook is out there, however array-topping versions get an eight-pace auto as an alternative. A six-speed vehicle can also be specified in other markets.

Extravagant the whole electric e-208 alternatively? That product is driven by a one electric powered motor making 136 PS and 260 Nm of torque, very good enough for a century sprint time of 8.1 seconds. A 50 kWh battery sits underneath the floor (no compromises to cabin and boot place), supplying a healthier assortment of up to 340 km. It can consider a utmost of 11 kW AC charging, or 100 kW DC fast charging.