Published on June 2nd, 2016 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Nasim Introduces Peugeot 408 e-THP – RM143,888
Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for Automobiles Peugeot in Malaysia, has launched the all-new Peugeot 408 e-THP. The sedan is said to have all the distinctive attributes of an executive sedan with D-segment qualities to compete in the C-segment.
Exterior-wise, the 408 e-THP comes with full LED headlamps with auto light functions, auto retractable side mirrors with LED indicators, LED tail lights, as well as a front chrome grille in the Peugeot Lion in the centre. 17-inch ‘Rubis’ alloy wheels finish the sedan’s look. Based on Peugeot’s Efficient Modular Platform 2 (EMP2), the 408 e-THP is 140 kg lighter and 20 mm lower than the previous model.
The award-winning i-Cockpit, meanwhile, features four integrated components: a sport leather compact steering, a high position head-up instrument panel, a high centre console and a 9.7-inch HD multifunction touchscreen for intuitive driving.
Other standard features include black leather seats (with electric lumbar and massage function in the driver seat), High Fidelity Arkamys sound system with six speakers, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, automatic electric parking brake, keyless entry with push start, reverse camera and automatic dual zone climate control.
The sedan is powered by a 1.6-litre twin scroll turbo high pressure (THP) engine that develops 167 PS and 245 Nm of torque. Fitted with a six-speed automatic gearbox with Quickshift technology, the 408 e-THP is capable of sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds, onward to a top speed of 215 km/h. The engine also returns a fuel efficiency of 6.5 litres per 100 km.
On the safety front, the 408 e-THP gets six airbags, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), ABS with EBD, Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Anti-Skid Regulation (ASR), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as well as Smart Park Assist II. Hill Start Assist, three sets of ISOFIX points for child seats, and Blind Spot Information System (BLISS) are also included.
The Peugeot 408 e-THP is available in six colours – Aluminium, Alpine White, Lucifer Red, Premium Black, Aster Grey and Bourrasque Blue. It is priced at RM143,888 (OTR with insurance) that includes a five-year warranty with unlimited mileage, Nasim’s 24-hour complimentary 3-year Peugeot Roadside Assistance service, complimentary access to the Peugeot Lounge at Subang Airport and Peugeot Privilege membership.