The 406 V6 TS6 is a seriously under-estimated car, at least in Denmark. It comes with all the toys, including half-leather seats and automatic climate control.
The V6 24v electronic valve timing unit is a true gem. It feels very smooth through the entire rev range and never lacks torque or power.
Handling is just right. The car is lowered 40mm in the front and 30mm in the back, sitting on 17" alloys with 225/15 Continential Sport 2 tires. There's NO body roll what so ever, and the car just does everything you ask it too. Make no mistake, you can certainly feel that this is a rather heavy FWD 4-door sedan, but the only times I hear the tires squeal is between gearchanges, putting down the power. There's just UNLIMITED grip.
Only downside to the handling is the very overpowered electronic power assisted steering. It certaintly lacks feel at lower speeds, but it is speed-variable and will tighten up at higher speeds. Never the less, it's only a matter of getting used to it!
The performance is just excellent, with a stated 0-60 figure of 8,1 seconds, although I feel it is closer to 7, maybe even slighty sub 7.
The car will do 245 km/h with ease, it just keeps on pulling and pulling with that Porsche-like V6 sound - that would make sense since Porsche actually helped PSA design this very engine!
What can I say? This car is the perfect succesor to the 405 MI16, only with more power!
It looks great, drives great and sounds great!
Everything you would expect from a Peugeot, same goes for reliability where as always the electrics and brakes are failing.