Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor and custodian for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia introduced the New 308 THP to the Malaysian public at Peugeot’s Motion & Emotion Roadshow at 1 Utama Shopping Mall. Built for people inspired by stylish design, engineering excellence and pure driving pleasure, Peugeot’s latest model will most certainly bring Ultimate Thrills to its driver and passengers.
“The New 308 THP exudes European flair and function, and is an upgraded variant of the best- selling Peugeot model in Malaysia. It was designed for the charismatic Malaysian with a passion for speed and being in control with its state-of-the-art technology and exemplary road handling. With that, we believe that the New 308 THP will become one of our best-selling models alongside the impeccable 3008 SUV,” said Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group CEO, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings.
An evolved icon of refinement, the New 308 THP displays the latest Peugeot design language and dons a dynamic new look with a re-profiled front bumper, bonnet and radiator grille, incorporated with the iconic Peugeot Lion emblem. Inside, the stylish new car features the signature Peugeot i- Cockpit ergonomically designed to ensure safety and comfort with its compact steering wheel and 9.7-inch HD touchscreen, as well as a heads-up display positioned at the driver’s optimum eye level and raised centre console. The New 308 THP also offers advanced connectivity features such as Mirrorlink, Android Auto and Apple Carplay for seamless pairing with smart devices.
Additionally, the 180° Reverse Camera with auto zoom enables easier parking and reversing. Compared to the pre-facelift model, the New 308 THP is edgier and more responsive thanks to the proven award-winning 1.6 litre THP engine mated to a 6-speed auto transmission with Quickshift Technology. With a more efficient and powerful engine that is 15 PS more than the pre-facelift model, the New Peugeot 308 THP achieves an output of 167 PS at 6,000 rpm and 240 Nm at 1,400 rpm of peak torque. The sporty car also has a top speed of 211 km/h while keeping fuel efficiency in check with a range-topping 800 km on a single tank. Peugeot’s latest model is also perfect for thrill-seekers, installed with a Sport mode which allows the driver a spirited drive.
Crafted with safety and comfort in mind, the Peugeot 308 THP is 140 kg lighter, more compact and sturdy with a lower centre of gravity as compared to its predecessor, for added stability. The car is also packed with safety systems including Peugeot Hill Start Assist, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) which makes it the ultimate road companion for manoeuvring through the congested Malaysian city traffic.
Available in five elegant colours Pearl White, Ultimate Red, Artense Grey, Magnetic Blue and Nera Black, the New Peugeot 308 THP is available for viewing from today until 28 th October 2018 at the 1 Utama New Wing alongside award-winning Peugeot models – New 308 GTi, 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV and 208 Puretech.
Concurrently, Peugeot’s Motion & Emotion Roadshow is featuring the on-going Year-End Autovaganza Campaign with exciting deals and great savings of up to RM 12,000. Limited-time deals include the New Peugeot 308 THP at a starting price of RM 129,888 and Peugeot 3008 SUV from RM 141,888. Meanwhile, the Peugeot 5008 SUV retails for RM 172,888 and Peugeot 208 Puretech goes for RM86,888.
Peugeot fans can experience Peugeot’s Motion & Emotion Roadshow at Ground Floor, High Street, 1 Utama Shopping Centre. Get exclusive deals only at the roadshow and test drive your favourite Peugeot model; choose the 208 Puretech, 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV or New 308 THP. All Peugeot models include a Five-year Peace-of-mind or 120,000 km warranty, together with Nasim’s existing 24-hour Peugeot Assistance service and complimentary access to ‘SkyLounge by Naza’ at Subang Skypark.