2024 Peugeot 408 GT Fastback Price and Specs: New French Plug-In Hybrid with 60km of Range

Jacob Brooke
January 15, 2024
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PEUGEOT Australia has recently announced the commencement of pre-orders for its new model, the 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid. The vehicle, with a Manufacturers List Price of $67,990, is scheduled for delivery to customers in the third quarter of 2024. This marks the vehicle's debut in the Australian market as a plug-in hybrid variant.

The 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid features a design consistent with the PEUGEOT family, including full LED matrix headlights and three-claw LED lights at the rear. It comes equipped with 20" Monolithe diamond cut alloy wheels. The car's design has been optimized for aerodynamics, a collaboration between PEUGEOT's stylists and aerodynamic engineers.

PEUGEOT offers a range of color options for the 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid, including a new Obsession Blue. The car also has an optional sunroof available for an additional $2,000. Inside, the vehicle includes the latest generation of the PEUGEOT i-CockpitTM, focusing on driver-centric ergonomics and technology.

In terms of performance, the 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid combines a 132kW PureTech engine with an 81kW electric motor, providing a total power output of 165kW and 360Nm of torque. The car is fitted with a 12.4kWh lithium-ion battery, offering a range of 60km on electric power alone, according to the WLTP test.

The vehicle is supplied with a mode two charging cable, with various charging options including single-phase and three-phase wallboxes and a standard domestic electric plug. The charging times vary based on the method used.

Safety and convenience features in the PEUGEOT 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid include Adaptive Cruise Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Lane Departure Warning. The car also offers connected services for navigation and other in-car functions.

For those interested in purchasing, PEUGEOT has made the 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid available for pre-order through its website and authorized dealers. The vehicle comes with a five-year/unlimited kilometre warranty, an 8-year/160,000km battery warranty, and five-year roadside assistance.

PEUGEOT Financial Services offers various finance options, including a Guaranteed Future Value program. The company also provides an Assured Service Price Promise and Pre-Paid Service Plans for vehicle maintenance.

The PEUGEOT 408 GT Fastback Plug-in Hybrid comes standard with the following equipment:

  • Dynamic fastback silhouette and feline stance.
  • Full LED matrix headlights with three-claw LED lights at the rear.
  • 20" Monolithe diamond cut alloy wheels.
  • Configurable 10" digital driving cockpit.
  • Personalised color theme for the digital display.
  • 10" High-Definition capacitive central touchscreen with customizable virtual i-toggle shortcuts.
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ connectivity.
  • Bluetooth® phone connectivity.
  • Proximity locking & unlocking.
  • Keyless entry and push button start.
  • Motorized electric tailgate with foot sensor & pedestrian detection.
  • 8-colour personalisable ambient lighting.
  • 8-way electronically adjustable driver's seat and 6-way electronic adjustable front passenger seat, both with lumbar adjustment.
  • Heated driver and front passenger seat with multi-point massage function.
  • Multi-function full grain leather steering wheel with 'Adamite' green stitching & GT badging.
  • Nappa 'MISTRAL' full grain leather seat trim with "Tramontane" charcoal grey top stitch.
  • e-Toggle automatic gear selector switch on centre-console.
  • Automatic dual-zone climate control air conditioning with Air Quality System monitoring & clean cabin filtration technology, and rear center console air vents.
  • Frameless auto-dimming rear-view mirror.
  • Heated steering wheel.
  • AM, FM & DAB Radio.
  • PEUGEOT i-Connect Advanced.

Unique Electrified Vehicle Features:

  • Mode 2 cable for vehicle battery charging with storage bag.
  • Exclusive 'Hybrid' badging on the rear.
  • Hybrid, Electric & Sport drive modes.
  • Accessory: Mode 3 Type 2 wallbox/public station charging cable available for purchase.

Safety:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go function and adjustable inter-vehicle distance setpoint.
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with low light pedestrian & cyclist detection.
  • Driver Attention Alert.
  • Forward Collision Warning.
  • In-crash braking (multi-collision braking).
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System.
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS).
  • Emergency Braking Assistance (EBA).
  • Electronic Braking Distribution (EBD).
  • Electronic Stability Programme (ESP).
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) with unmarked road edge detection.
  • Active Lane Following Assist.
  • Front and rear parking sensors.
  • Long-range blind spot detection (75 meters).
  • Rear cross-traffic alert.
  • Tyre under-inflation detection.

Drivetrain Specifications:

  • Engine: 1.6L Turbocharged PureTech Petrol, 132kW @ 6,000rpm, 250Nm @ 1,750rpm.
  • Battery & Electric Motor: Lithium-ion, 12.4kWh capacity, 81kW power, 320Nm torque, 60km electric WLTP test range.
  • Combined Output: 165kW power, 360Nm torque.
  • Charging: Onboard Charger 3.7kW, various charging time options.
  • Transmission: Electronic 8-speed Efficient Automatic Transmission (eEAT8).
  • Consumption and Emissions: Combined Cycle 1.5L/100km, CO2 Emissions 30.2 g/km.
  • Capacities: Fuel Tank 40 L.
  • Wheels & Tyres: 20" Monolithe diamond cut alloy wheels - 245/40 R20, Tyre repair kit.
Jacob Brooke
Jacob Brooke, a respected voice in the world of automotive journalism, brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to his reviews at CarSauce. His keen eye for detail and passion for all things cars shine through in his in-depth analysis and honest evaluations of the latest models of cars. Join him as he guides readers through the car-buying process and explores the exciting world of motoring.

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