Peugeot 308S – Auto China 2016
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Is basically the Peugeot 308 hatchback with a suffix.
The Peugeot 308S showcased at Auto China 2016 was unveiled at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor Show, and is basically the Peugeot 308 hatchback with a the letter ‘S’ added in the name, which stands for “Supreme, Sport and Smart”. The 308 name is reserved for the previous generation 308 Sedan which is still on sale in the country.
The Peugeot 308S measures 4,255 mm in length, 1,820 mm in width and 1,480 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 4,255 mm.
308S customers can choose from three available engines: a 1.6-litre CVVT naturally aspirated petrol unit producing 86 kW (115 hp) and 150 Nm of torque, a 1.2-litre THP turbocharged petrol unit producing 100 kW (134 hp) and 230 Nm of torque and a 1.6-litre THP turbocharged petrol unit producing 123 kW (165 hp) and 245 Nm of torque. Transmission choices include 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.
The equipment highlights of the Peugeot 308S are LED headlamps, LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels, 1.444m² panoramic glass roof, dual chrome exhaust tailpipes, 9.7-inch touchscreen display for the infotainment system, electronic parking brake and 8-way power adjustment and massage function for the driver’s seat.
Noteworthy Safety and assistance technology features include tyre pressure monitoring system, blind spot detection, 6 airbags, parking sensors and reverse camera.