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.
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go function and adjustable inter-vehicle distance setpoint.
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