New Peugeot 308 Sedan Launched On The Chengdu Auto Show
Published on September 3, 2016 by W.E. Ning
The production version of the new Peugeot 308 sedan launched today at the Chengdu Auto Show and it will be launched on the Chinese car market on September 25; price will start at 108.000 and ens at 160.000 yuan.
Note blocks in front of the front wheels, they were apparently afraid of a handbrake failure. Note model. Poor her. She looked so unhappy there, angry face and all, being ultra unattractive. I stayed around the car for about ten minutes. At one moment a Chinese photographer just asked her get lost, and she did, walking off stage. I found that kinda cruel, but such is life!
The Peugeot 308 is a China-only sedan manufactured by the Dongfeng-PSA joint venture.
There will be two engines: a 1.2 turbo ‘Pure Tech’ with 136hp and 230nm, and a 1.6 with 117hp and 150nm. The 1.2 turbo will be designated ‘230THP’, the 1.6 ‘150THP’. The 1.2 turbo will be mated to a five-speed manual or a six-speed automatic, the 1.6 will be five-speed manual only.
The 308 is based on the PSA EMP2 platform.
Size: 4590/1820/1488, and wheelbase is 2675.
Dash is hip with an instrument panel located high up, a mid-sized touch screen, and a busy center tunnel with a clearly marked, in red!, cigarette lighter.
Best Peugeot interior since ages.
Probably the best looking Peugeot since ages.
Best rear lights for a Peugeot…ever? Just beautiful.
Much better without that babe! Love the line from mid headlight to the lower bumper. Nice car. Will compete in a very crowded segment, but surely has a chance.