Nasim Sdn Bhd, official distributor of the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, has introduced the new Peugeot 208 GTi to the Malaysian market, priced at RM143,888 OTR with insurance.
“Since we first introduced the 208 GTi to the Malaysian market in 2013, it has been one of our top sellers hot hatch market in Malaysia.
“We strongly believe the new 208 GTi with its new upgraded engine to 208hp will reinvigorate the sporting passion in the performance hatch segment, said Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd group COO Dato’ Samson Anand George.
The new 208 GTi is powered by 1.6-litre THP (Turbo High Pressure) engine which produces 208hp and 300Nm of torque, 8hp and 25Nm more than its predecessor, mated to a six-speed mechanical gearbox.
It can go from 0 to 100km/h in 6.5 seconds – 3 seconds faster than the previous generation – to reach a top speed of 230km/h.
The company claims the new generation 208 GTi is more agile and precise with a finely adjusted undercarriage fitted with Pseudo McPherson at the front, torsion beam at the back.
The new bumper has sharper and more precise lines, with a wider front grille and thicker surround fully integrated into the bumper.
Its front face features Peugeot’s exclusive light signature consisting of LED daytime running lights and rear LED claw effect taillights.
On the inside, its seats are upholstered in Club Nappa leather with Caro weave fabric finish, and full-grain leather steering wheel with intuitive controls.
Safety-wise, it’s equipped with Stability Control, Traction Control, ABS, EBA and EBFD as well as the latest-generation Electronic Stability Program (ESP).
Passive safety features include six airbags, front pre-tensioning seatbelts, seatbelt fastening warning system and a collapsible steering column.
It’s available in Digital White and Rogue Red, and comes with Nasim’s Peace of Mind warranty which is valid for five years or up to 120,000km whichever comes first.
All Peugeot models come with five-year warranty together with Nasim’s three-year complimentary 24-hour Peugeot Roadside Assistance service, exclusive access to the Peugeot Lounge at Subang Airport and Peugeot Privilege membership.