New Peugeot 308 SW 2021 – The Lion is once again relying on a station wagon to compete with the SUVs. The new generation of 308 is already available in SW and has some serious arguments. How does it do better than its predecessor?
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If the previous Peugeot 308 SW opus shone with its elegance, the one that replaces it gains in ferocity and comes close to the canons of beauty distilled by the big sister 508 SW. Its features were already familiar to us since the sedan was revealed at the start of the year. Therefore, we focus more on his profile, 6 cm longer, which established its rating at 4,64 m, while his plate is lowered by 2 cm (1,44 m), in favor of an even more slender line. For their part, the chrome is more discreet, giving way to a black lacquered paint, both at the level of the roof bars and the window frames.
This additional dynamism is accentuated by the specific treatment of the stern incorporating a clever spoiler at the base of the bezel. Nothing to do with the old station wagon with the domed trunk, which was afforded the luxury of dedicated lights, compared to the sedan. The 2021 vintage saves it and renews the optics of the 5-door variant, but frees from the central smoke strip, thus giving more leeway to the new Peugeot logo to express itself. The latter was asked to migrate up the tailgate to give the license plate more leeway, although it does lower by a few millimeters, compared to the previous 308 SW.
At the shield level, the pseudo-diffuser turns out to be more prominent than in the past to match the shape of the loading threshold. It encompasses the … See more pictures on Auto moto: magazine auto et moto