The facelifted Peugeot 308, which was formally launched immediately, is being displayed at 1Utama Procuring Centre till October 28, and on present alongside it’s the scorching variant of the hatch, the 308 GTi, additionally in facelifted type. The automotive isn’t new, having been previewed again in July, but it surely’s pricing seems prefer it’s successfully confirmed, a stand on the show indicating that it’s anticipated to be priced at RM199,888 on-the-road with out insurance coverage, similar to the preliminary indication provided in July.
It’s powered by a Prince 1.6 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine providing 270 hp at 6,000 rpm and 330 Nm of torque at 1,900 rpm. Paired with a six-speed handbook transmission, with a Torsen limited-slip differential in tow, the 308 GTi will do the Zero-100 km/h run in six seconds flat and handle an electronically restricted 250 km/h prime pace.
Exterior-wise, a extra aggressive-looking entrance bumper, incorporating a gloss black chequered flag grille and a purple accent strip (or black on fashions with Final Pink paint), aspect skirts and a big rear diffuser with twin exhaust exits assist set the automotive other than the regulation 308. It sits on 19-inch light-weight Carbone alloy wheels wrapped with 235/35 Michelin Tremendous Sport tyres.
Inside, devoted equipment contains Peugeot Sport bucket seats with Alcantara upholstery and purple stitching, together with a GTi-badged steering wheel (with purple centre marking), chequered instrument gauges and aluminium door sills, pedals, foot relaxation and equipment knob.
The native variant comes geared up with a Driver Sport Pack, full LED entrance and rear lighting, keyless entry, push-button begin, a panoramic glass roof, a therapeutic massage operate for the entrance seats, dual-zone auto local weather management, a 9.7-inch interactive infotainment touchscreen, an Arkamys 3D sound system with six loudspeakers and a reverse digicam.
Mechanical upgrades over the usual automotive embrace uprated Peugeot Sport brakes with 380 mm entrance discs and four-piston calipers and a suspension tuned particularly for the automotive, with an 11 mm decrease trip peak in addition to distinctive spring charges and damper calibration on the entrance. Security equipment for the five-star Euro NCAP-rated providing embrace ESP, DSC and EBD, amongst different issues.
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