ALL-NEW PEUGEOT e-208 TO FEATURE AT FULLY CHARGED LIVE AT SILVERSTONE

Thursday, 6 June 2019

  • Prototype of the all-new PEUGEOT e-208 to feature at the Fully Charged Live event from 7th to 9th June at Silverstone 
  • Fully Charged Live showcases the latest in electric vehicles and charging technology
  • The all-new PEUGEOT e-208 is powered by a 100kW electric motor and 50kWh battery, capable of 211 miles of electric range (WLTP)
  • PEUGEOT is committed to providing an electrified variant across its model range by 2023

A prototype version of the all-new PEUGEOT e-208 will be shown at the Fully Charged Live 2019 electric vehicle event, held at Silverstone. The pre-production e-208 will be one of the key attractions at the Fully Charged Live event, which takes place from the 7th to 9th June. Visitors will be able to find the supermini EV at the PEUGEOT stand in Wing, Hall 1.

As part of PEUGEOT’s ambitions to provide electrified variants across its model range by 2023, the 100% electric e-208 is powered by a 100kW motor and a 50kWh battery, delivering a zero-emission range of up to 211 miles (WLTP) from a full charge.

Built on the new e-CMP electrified modular platform, the all-new PEUGEOT e-208 is capable of supporting 100kW rapid charging, achieving an 80% charge in 30 minutes. A full charge, using a 7kWh Wallbox charger at home, will take eight hours.

David Peel, Managing Director of PEUGEOT UK said: “With order books opening later this year, the Fully Charged Live event at Silverstone is the perfect opportunity for PEUGEOT to introduce the all-new e-208 to the British public.”

On Friday, as part of the Fully Charged Live event, PEUGEOT Marketing Director, Steven Wass will participate in a live panel discussion on the ‘Importance of Cool Concept Cars’ alongside leading industry figures, hosted by automotive journalist and television presenter Jonny Smith.

The e-208 comes with the latest version of the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® featuring a 3D instrument panel and touchscreen display. All e-208 models will come standard with MirrorLink®, featuring Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto. Drivers can also choose from three driving modes, Eco, Normal and Sport. Reservations are now being taken for all-new PEUGEOT e-208.

To find out more about the all-new PEUGEOT e-208 and to discover how to place a reservation, visit: https://www.peugeot.co.uk/showroom/new-208/e-208/

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PEUGEOT
Since 1810 PEUGEOT has been producing durable products of excellence, since 1858 all are branded with the Lion logo – chosen to demonstrate strength, suppleness and swiftness to personify the durability of its products. As one of the earliest automotive producers, the PEUGEOT brand can trace its roots back to 1889 when it began producing automobiles and since then over 65 million vehicles have been produced, advancing technology with style and efficiency to enhance the customer experience. PEUGEOT is present in 160 countries, has 10,000 franchised Dealerships and is recognised the world over for the quality and design excellence of its products.

PEUGEOT UK
The UK is the third largest market for PEUGEOT with its UK Headquarters located in Coventry. The UK car line-up includes the 108, 208, all-new 208, 308, 2008 SUV, 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV and all-new 508 supplemented by people-carriers and a van range that includes the all-new Partner, Expert and Boxer. The standard car and van line-up is supported by Electric Vehicles. The range includes the iOn and the Electric version of their most popular small van, the Partner Electric.

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PEUGEOT UK COMMUNICATIONS Contacts

Jeremy Townsend, Director of Communications
M: +44 (0)7827 896480 | E: jeremy.townsend@mpsa.com

James Parfett, Head of Communications
M: +44 (0)7802 268743 | E: james.parfett@peugeot.com

Kerry Livesey, PR Manager
T: +44 (0)2476 884212 | M: +44 (0) 7940 078848 | E: kerry.livesey.@peugeot.com

Mason Finney, Media Relations Executive
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Craig Morrow, Press Fleet Officer
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