Peugeot 203


Compared to the scores of upright postwar sedans that looked like church pews, Peugeot’s 203 was a breath of fresh air. In addition to being one of the French carmaker’s most successful products, the 203’s monocoque body and revolutionary engine set it apart. In its day, the 1290cc OHV power plant was state-of-the-art, with an … [Read more…]

Peugeot Moovie


It was nothing to do with Hollywood films, or cows, or films featuring cows. No, the Moovie was the winner of the Peugeot Design Competition in 2005 and appeared out of left field like some renegade escape pod from a passing spaceship.

Peugeot 406 – 1995


As big family cars go, the Peugeot 406 with its smooth lines was pretty impressive. The most popular version was a four-door saloon that shared a platform with the Citroen Xantia, but this was complemented by a five-door estate car and a sporty two-door coupe designed and built near Turin by Italian performance specialist Pininfarina. … [Read more…]

Peugeot 205 GTi – 1984

Peugeot 205 GTi - 1984

The launch of the Peugeot 205 supermini in 1983 changed perception of the company and saved its fortunes; but it was the Peugeot 205 GTi version of 1984 that captured international hearts as the most popular hot hatch of its day.