The 308 R Concept is intended for incisive handling due to its compactness, its reduced overhangs and its lightness. To take full advantage of this, the driving position is ideal due to the new Peugeot i-Cockpit. Courtesy: Peugeot
“The new Peugeot 308, with its pure and sleek style, is a hatchback which carries the Marque’s upmarket ambitions. The 308 R Concept radicalises this boldness and enriches the expertise of PEUGEOT Sport to obtain extreme sensations,” Maxime Picat, Director General, Automobiles Peugeot.
Developing 270 bhp, this 4-cylinder 1.6-litre engine has a record specific power of nearly 170bhp/litre, and CO2 emissions of just 145g/km.
The temperament of the 308 R Concept is clear. Its low posture, its wide track, its toned bodywork indicate simply its sports vocation while clearly linked with the new Peugeot 308.
Its bodywork bears the hallmarks of sportiness and innovates with a two-tone treatment, combining red and black, with a clean line of separation.
Solidly planted on the ground, the 308 R Concept is powered by the engine of the new RCZ R, a real powerhouse of energy.
Pure and sleek, the new Peugeot 308 is transformed into an ultra-sporty concept car with refined design of the highest quality.
The Peugeot 308 R Concept is a radical sports show car which puts a new and exciting spin on the stylistic purity and identity of the new 308 production car.