Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, has launched the New Peugeot 3008 SUV in Peugeot Kuching for customers in East Malaysia.
The New 3008 SUV builds on its strengths with elegant, contemporary style and intuitive technology to create a brand new driving experience. The New 3008 SUV was first showcased at the 65th Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany last September.
“As the most innovatively modern SUV in its class, the New 3008 SUV stands as a new benchmark in its segment of the market. We are targeting sales of 100 units per month for the New 3008 SUV which contributes 18% to our overall target nationwide,” said Dato’ Samson Anand George, Chief Operating Officer of Nasim Sdn Bhd.
The New 3008 SUV will be pivotal in boosting Nasim’s sales target of 7,000 units in 2014. The New 3008 SUV will be targeted to discerning customers between the ages of 30 to 50, especially those who are seeking a vehicle with superior aesthetics, premium features and uncompromising safety standards, he added.
The New 3008 SUV’s reduced dimensions at 4,365mm long and 1,837mm wide is adorned with a powerful and refined style complemented by the Dynamic Bi-Xenon Advanced Lighting System. The character of the front face has been completely redesigned by incorporating a stylish new grille and fog lamps. The dynamic bi-xenon headlights with LED are surrounded by chrome with automatic height and directional adjustment. The new LED tail lights feature the signature three floating claws.
Beyond the considerable developments in its occupant protection, the New 3008 SUV comes with a wide-ranging set of technological equipment for improved safety such as Peugeot Park Assist that comes with 10 sensors at the front, front-sides and rear, Available Space Measurement (ASM), reverse camera, 6 safety airbags, Hill Start Assist, Electronic Safety Program (ESP), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Anti-Skid Regulation (ASR) and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC). As a result, the New 3008 SUV achieved a full five-star rating from EURO NCAP.
Other features include the high resolution 7” Multi-Function Folding Colour Screen with Navigation retractable colour screen, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, auto electric parking brake, automatic dual zone air-conditioning, six-speaker system, panoramic glass roof, premium luxury leather seats, driver seat lumbar and height adjustment, flexible 8 way electric driver seat and ergonomic high-seating position.
The spacious 512 litres boot size can be further enlarged with the Smart One touch 60/40 foldable rear seat bench that gives 1,604 litres of flat fold space. The five modes of Multiflex Interior serve as this SUV’s best utility feature in its segment. The New 3008 SUV rides on new lightweight 17” diamond cut alloy rims.
Under the hood, the New 3008 SUV comes equipped with a 1.6 Turbo with Variable Valve Timing that produces 165 ps and 240 Nm of torque. It can accelerate from 0-100 kph in 9.5 seconds and has a top speed of 202 km/h. The fuel efficiency of the New 3008 SUV on a combined drive cycle is rated at an impressive 7.7 litres per 100 km.
Available in five exciting colours – Pearl White, Nera Black, Aluminium, Rouge Red and Bourrasque Blue, the on-the-road price with insurance for the New 3008 SUV is RM155,888 in Sarawak only.
At the same time, Nasim Sdn Bhd will also be launching the 2008 Urban SUV. First previewed at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2013 (KLIMS), the 2008 Urban SUV is set to continue the same success as enjoyed in Europe by offering Malaysians an exciting vehicle with its dynamic styling and innovative features.
“We have set a sales target of 100 units a month for the 2008 Urban SUV, which has received critical acclaim in Europe. With ever-changing expectations in the market, the 2008 Urban SUV was designed to appeal to a wide demographic audience,” said Dato’ Samson.
Available in four exciting colours – Digital White, Virtual Blue, Dakota Brown and Artense Grey, the on-the-road price with insurance for the 2008 Urban SUV is RM121,588 in Sarawak only.
All Peugeot models come with five-year warranty with unlimited mileage together with Nasim’s existing 24-hours Peugeot Assistance service, complimentary access to the Peugeot Lounge at Subang Airport and Peugeot Privilege membership, all to provide the best ownership experience for its customers.
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