KLIMS’18: Peugeot 308 GTi spice things up

By CARSIFU | 25 November 2018

Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for Peugeot in Malaysia is displaying their dynamic range of SUVs and sporty hatchbacks that personify ‘Motion & Emotion’ at Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2018 (KLIMS’18), held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) till Dec 2.

Visitors to the Peugeot booth will get to try out a racing simulator and Virtual Reality experience, apart from being able to take advantage of their Autovaganza year-end promotions with rebates up to RM12,000 and free gifts with purchase.

Peugeot 308 GTi

Expressive, high quality, sporty and designed by speed enthusiasts, the Peugeot 308 GTi is a successful model that was engineered and designed by Peugeot Sport – Peugeot’s motorsport division devoted exclusively to developing the marque’s most high-performing models, consisting of a team of expert engineers sharing the same passion.

The compact sports car exudes an athletic allure for the ultimate driving pleasure, perfect for the adventurous souls with a desire for exhilarating driving experiences.

It has a 1.6-litre 270bhp/330Nm turbocharged engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

Other highlights include 19-inch "Carbone" lightweight wheels, a dual exhaust system, bucket seats with Peugeot Sport branding and a Torsen limited slip differential to maximise driver enjoyment.

Its estimated price without insurance is RM199,888.

Peugeot 3008
Peugeot 3008 (2)

As the most innovatively modern SUV in its class, the ‘European Car of the Year 2017’ Peugeot 3008 SUV was built on the principles of design, advanced technology and function.

The 3008 SUV is adorned with a powerful and refined style that provides convenient versatility unrivalled in its segment.

Safety features as standard are six airbags, hill start assist, electronic safety program, anti-lock braking system, electronic brakeforce distribution, emergency brake assist, anti-skid regulation, dynamic stability control and advanced grip control as well as hill assist descent control.

Under its hood lies a 1.6-litre twin scroll turbo high pressure (THP) engine with Variable Valve Timing mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic to manage the output of 167PS and 240Nm of torque.

It is priced on the road without insurance from RM141,888.

Peugeot 5008
Peugeot 5008 (2)

The Peugeot 5008 seven-seater SUV makes a smooth transition from its MPV predecessor and breaks new ground as a large, expressive 7-seater SUV in the C-segment.

As a new contender in this competitive segment, the 5008 SUV breathes new air in this segment with its blend of space and practicality of an MPV and the dynamic appeal of an SUV – combining the best of both worlds in one modern automobile, giving users the attractive combination of status, sophisticated technology, impressive practicality and driving emotions.

It also has the inline 4, 1.6 litre Twin Scroll Turbo High Pressure (THP) petrol engine with direct injection, 16 valve, variable valve timing (VVT) which produces 167PS at 6,000rpm.

It is mated to the six-speed auto transmission with Quickshift technology with a maximum torque of 240Nm from 1,400rpm.

The Peugeot 5008 is priced at RM172,888 (on-the-road without insurance).