First revealed in 2005, the Peugeot 407 Coupe receives two new engines for the 2009MY: a V6 3.0 litre HDi PEF 241 bhp and 2.0 litre HDi PEF 163 bhp.
The new V6 HDi PEF 3.0-litre engine, coupled with a 6-speed sequential automatic gearbox, develops a maximum power output of 241 bhp at 3,800 rpm supplemented by maximum torque of 450 Nm from 1,600 rpm - a value which remains unchanged up to 3,600 rpm. With this engine, the 407 Coupé becomes the most powerful production vehicle ever constructed by Peugeot in its 120 years history as a car manufacturer.
The new 2.0-litre HDi PEF 163 bhp at 3,750 rpm is coupled with a 6-speed manual gearbox. With this power and a maximum torque of 340 Nm (constant between 2,000 and 3,000 rpm), this 4 cylinder engine is the perfect counterpart to the V6 HDi PEF and brings genuine appeal for its combined attributes in terms of purchase price, running costs and a top-of-the-range specification.
The 407 has an elegance that truly stands out in its segment, in keeping with the 207 and 308. Its excellent resale value and reliability are combined with competitive running costs, as confi rmed by surveys carried out recently in Germany. In terms of handling it excels, combining active safety, driving involvement and comfort of a high level. Incorporating the very best technical solutions, this recognised expertise will be referred to as Peugeot Road Touch Tech in communications to the general public.
Subtle visual improvements updating a design that is just as dynamic and bold as before but now features more in terms of elegance, robustness and high quality, both externally and internally. New enhanced comfort equipment increasing the appeal of the different versions by offering even greater specification and well-being to its occupants, particularly onboard temperature control and new telematics systems.
It is available with a choice of four- and six-cylinder engines featuring the latest technology, particularly on the HDi diesel versions, the most popular engine specifi ed in the 407. These include an uprated 2.0-litre HDi engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox which develops a power of 103 kW (140bhp), an increase of 3 kW (4bhp). It also benefi ts from a fuel consumption of 5.6 litres/100km (42.0mpg) and CO2 emissions reduced to 150g/km.
No, it’s not a mistake! The well-known German tuner Irmscher specialized in customizing Opel vehicles has recently broadened its horizons. The tuning company made a partnership with Peugeot in order to apply its tuning experience also on the French manufacturer’s vehicles. The first vehicle which benefited from these new horizons was the Peugeot 4007 SUV, first shown at 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Then in order to support Peugeot’s 2008 Le Mans entry with the 908 HDI FAP the new partnership produced the RC Line for the entire Peugeot model range. Now the German tuning company is showing a special kit for the Peugeot 407SW which includes: special chrome grill, front spoiler extension, side skirts, roof spoiler and 18” alloy wheels.
Peugeot’s distinctive 407 SW is soon to be available in a new ‘Sport XS’ trim level for those wanting highly-distinctive, versatile transportation. Available from £23,995 OTR, the 407 SW Sport XS enhances its class-leading feature specification, combining the acclaimed 2.2-litre HDi 170 diesel engine with a stylish exterior. Designed to provide owners with a more distinctive visual treatment, the 407 SW Sport XS features, in addition to the high-standard Sport specification; 18” Soleil alloy wheels (already standard on V6 HDi versions), front bumper spoilers, rear tailgate spoiler, a sports mesh front grille and twin sports exhaust.
Peugeot’s in-car telematics range has now been extended with the introduction of the new RT4 system which will be launched in the Peugeot 407.The main innovation of the new RT4 system is the integration of an «automotive» specification computer hard disk (i.e. a disk designed to operate in an automobile environment) with a capacity of 30 Gigabytes. This still relatively new technology is a big step forward over systems available today.
In a rapidly changing market influenced by ever more demanding consumers, Peugeot launched the 407, its saloon in the “middle to upper” segment.
The 407 saloon, which was rapidly followed by an SW model, is the first member of the new 407 family responsible for carrying forward Peugeot’s key values – Dynamism,Value for Money,Visual Appeal – and Innovation.
Peugeot presented the RC-Line for the 407 SW his large family car.Sportyness, luxury and individuality - the Peugeot 407 SW RC LINE offers these attributes in perfect combination. This special edition 407 SW gets more than a sporty dress-pack.
The 407 Coupe is the descendant of a famous grantourismo dynasty that included cars such as the 404, 504 and 406, all famous symbols of their times. The new Coupe mixes the exclusive and elegant style with enough space for accommodating comfortably four passengers and their luggage. The technology employed within the power plant and ride-train ensures sharp road-holding, advanced active safety, on top of handiness, comfort and driving enjoyment at all times.