Peugeot has introduced the new 208 GTI hot hatch in Malaysia where the model has been priced at RM139, 888 on the road, with insurance.
A new entry to the B-segment for hot hatches has been introduced to Malaysia, the Peugeot 208 GTI. The model in question has recently arrived in the Asian country, in its only available body style, three-door. In terms of safety, the vehicle is getting ABS, EBA, electronic brake force distribution, traction control, ESP, six airbags and pre-tensioning seatbelts. There is also a Smart Park Assist which is helping the driver to parallel park the model.
Power is being provided by a 1.6 liter turbocharged engine, which is producing a total output of 200 HP and 275 Nm of torque, available at 1,700 rpm. The unit is mated to a six-speed manual transmission, connected to the front wheels. The 1,160 kg hot hatch can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.8 seconds, with a top speed of 230 km/h. The Peugeot 208 GTI is available in two exterior colors, the Rogue Red and the Digital White and the car is coming with a 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage and a lifetime 24-hours Peugeot Assistance Service.