Peugeot's investment to the hybrid technology is the company's commitment to further developing its vehicles and an answer to the call of decreasing harmful emissions in the planet. Lauren Blanchet, head of Peugeot's Product Planning Department, said that a scorching Peugeot 3008 Plug-in Hybrid will be a combination of the French automaker's 1.6-liter turbocharged petrol engine and the Hybrid system. The combo drive can produce to up to 220 kW of power.
The EMP2 platform under the Peugeot 3008 Plug-in Hybrid will considerably lessen its weight. Less weight means more power and speed to drive the vehicle. With the performance figures that Peugeot has for the hybrid, it is a favorite protagonist among rivals like Ford Escape with a power of 178Kw, The Volkswagen Tiguan firing at 162 kW, the Subaru Forester capping at 177 kW, the Seat Attica, and the Nissan Qashqai. These rivals are all depending on petrol alone for their power.
The Peugeot 3008 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle can whiff its passengers from 0 to 100 km in just 6 seconds. The EV's top speed will play around 241 kph. The rear axle depends on its power from electricity, being a four-wheel drive electric vehicle, as reported by Drive.
The interior of the Peugeot 3008 Plug-in Hybrid has all the amenities in the right places for an eloquent and rich design. Behind the EV's steering wheel is a virtual cockpit - the icockpit or the virtual dashboard. Excellent legroom and storage that could accommodate to up to 5 passengers.
Peugeot 3008 Plug-in Hybrid EV's test car came back with only 4 liters per 100 km. CO2 emission records the travel at a volume of 104g. The numbers are very economical and environment-friendly reports Independent.
The Peugeot Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle is set to invade the roads by the year 2019 along with 300 hybrid Horses, reports Car Scoops.