The new Peugeot 408 sedan is equipped with a new Focal Premium Hi-Fi System (as standard or optional depending on the model). A dozen Focal speakers are positioned throughout the interior to ensure a homogeneous music distribution. In addition, the new Front Optimized setting improves the sound experience for the driver and front passenger. Focal and Peugeot are long-time partners and have worked together on many of the car manufacturer’s models*. Once again, the two French brands demonstrate a fruitful collaboration combining stylistic audacity and musical pleasure. This new sedan will be offered in an electric hybrid (81 kWh electric motor + 150 or 180 hp PureTech engine) or gasoline version (PureTech 130 EAT8). It has a unique design characterized by its dynamic “Fastback” inspired silhouette.
*See the article Peugeot 508 SPORT ENGINEERED: a unique audio system from Focal
It was in 2014 that Focal became the new Premium Hi-Fi partner of the PSA Group. This is reflected in a number of collaborations on innovative concept cars with custom-made high-fidelity systems. 2016 then marked an important turning point. Focal and Peugeot combined their expertise on series production vehicles by developing the Focal Premium Hi-Fi system. It can be found in the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs, the 4008 SUV in China and the Peugeot 508 sedan.
For the new Peugeot 408, Focal engineers have designed a state-of-the-art Premium Hi-Fi System. The latter offers optimal aesthetics and acoustic integration. In particular, the companies have made additional adjustments to achieve an ever wider and more immersive soundstage.
The Focal Premium Hi-Fi System of the Peugeot 408 has 10 speakers with exclusive technologies. The center channel featers a Polyglass cone while the four hi-fi midrange drivers are equipped with TMD surrounds. There are also four TNF aluminum inverted dome tweeters. A high excursion Focal subwoofer with triple coil Power Flower technology accompanies these drivers. The system is powered by a full active 12-way amplifier of 690 watts (Class D boosted technology).
Particularly effective, this Premium Focal Hi-Fi System for the Peugeot 408 offers a precise, dynamic and powerful sound. All occupants of the vehicle enjoy clear, detailed vocals and deep, well-controlled bass.
Focal Front Optimized
For the Peugeot 408, the introduction of the new Front Optimized mode provides a very stable soundstage for front passengers. No matter what style of music is being played, the melody is precisely distributed throughout the interior. The sound is worthy of a live concert. The passengers enjoy this sound experience and share it together. This inclusive experience reinforces the intensity of each listening experience and, consequently, of each emotion.
Focal Car Audio: world-renowned expertise
Since its creation in 1979, Focal-JMLab has grown to become one of the leading manufacturers of high-fidelity, integration and multimedia systems. Based in Saint-Etienne, France, it is recognized as a world leader in many fields. Design and production of high-fidelity speakers, car speakers, studio monitors and headphones.
The company’s main strength is that it manages each step of the manufacturing process whilst carrying out rigorous quality checks. From the design of the drivers, cabinets and crossovers to the assembly of the finished product. This offers a consistency of performance that is far superior to that of its rivals. Focal maintains an intense and continuous technological research and development program. This is reflected in the regular filing of numerous patents.
This rigor and know-how can be found in every product of the Focal Car Audio catalog: Focal car amplifiers, Focal car speakers, Focal subwoofers, Focal car audio cables and Focal car audio accessories.