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The Peugeot RCZ facelift has arrived quietly at local showrooms, as revealed in a photo below. The revealing shot was originally posted on the Peugeot Club Malaysia Facebook page by user Layfon Chian, along with a short specifications list of the automatic THP 163 model with a RM243,888 pricetag. No mention of the THP 200 manual version yet, but we’d be very surprised if Nasim is dropping that model for this routine mid-life update.

The sole price so far is a significant increase from the equivalent model in the outgoing RCZ range (RM218,888), though to be fair it does offer more power and equipment. Power for the auto variant sees a bump to 163 PS, up slightly from the previous 156 PS. No change to its 0 to 100 km/h time, though, which is still set at 8.4 seconds.

There’s also mention of standard World in Peugeot Sound with a new 7-inch folding high-definition colour screen. That’s a major upgrade from the current car’s monochrome central display unit that’s identical to the one found in every 308. The new screen, controls and media player will work with the existing 240W JBL six-speaker sound system.

Elsewhere, there’s the new less-smiley corporate face, darkened head and tail lamps and new design 19-inch wheels (same as the ones pictured above, but without the black highlights). We’ll post up more details and photos as soon as we get confirmation from Nasim, so stay tuned.