Performance PHEV claims 4.3-second 0-100 sprint and 50km electric range, previews upcoming electrified go-fast line-up. Peugeot Sport has revealed a high-performance version of the 508 Hybrid, ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next month.Dubbed the 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered, the concept car teams a ‘PureTech 200’ 150kW turbocharged petrol engine with a 110bhp (82kW) electric motor on the front axle, while an additional 200bhp (150kW) electric motor drives the rear wheels, giving the performance sedan all-wheel drive.The French company claims the electrified concept can dash from 0-100km/h in just 4.3 seconds, on its way to a limited top speed of 155mph (250km/h).Electric power is drawn from an 11.8kWh battery pack, allowing for a zero-emissions driving range of up to 31 miles (50km) on the WLTP test cycle.As for the design, the 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered concept gets numerous special appointments, including redesigned bumpers incorporating 3D-printed elements, a rear diffuser, winglets on the quarter panels, carbon-fibre side mirrors, special ‘Selenium Grey’ paint, and an anodised finish for the lion badge first seen on the e-Legend concept. Inside, there’s ‘comfort fit’ seats trimmed in leather and Alcantara with Kryptonite green and Onyx Black top-stitching, extended Alcantara trim on the… Read full this story
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