We’ve had 3/01 so now we’ve arrived at 30/1 and time for another Peugeot 301, a contemporary one this time.
Time for a Peugeot!
There’s an 0 in the middle so we should have a Peugeot called after today.
Your correspondent is in Paris and has visited the Peugeot showroom on the Champs Élysées.
1975 Peugeot 504 with a 505 drivetrain and interior swap:
Well the car finally “broke down”..
We’ve had the Messerchmitt 109 and 209 so we can proceed to the 309 today.
Trying to sort the Pug’s turn signal issue, and then I find the following..
Seriously, try it.
No power steering, lively V6, and an LSD holding the rear tires together. lovely.
Took a trip to the local bay/boat launch as well as historic site with the Peugeot. Took some photos (56K beware!!!).
Meet the new brain child of the engineers over at Peugeot Sport, the 308 Racing Cup. It comes with a 1.6l turbocharged engine developping, at least, 308hp. The turbo was sourced rom the recent 208 T16. It also weighs only 1000 kg (or 2200 lbs). And obviously it is FWD. Also the rear wing is actually up to par with…
it’s going places. And in a sea of American iron.
Since Kanata505 doesn’t seem to have all the time to post on Oppo, I’ll post our recent misadventures with the Five-Oh over the past week or maybe more.
We’re back in Europe for this week’s Used Car Face Off with three Craigslist beauties that have fallen a bit since their apogee in the 80s and 90s...all are performance four seaters, with two based off of the Italian Type Four platform while the other is just weird...which is right for you? The options:
Keeping Oppo Peugeot with 203 Darl’mat which kind of looks like something American of the era.
It was 11 AM on a lovely Friday morning, 7th of August, resting from a week of planning, and I get a call from my Peugeot owner-to be, slash, friend. Here is the story of how we rescued a 505, from 1987, with the splendid PRV V6 also found in so many cars, including the famous DeLorean DMC-12, Volvo 960 and Renault 25.
1987 Peugeot 505 V6 fresh from the barn, with a $500 Mercury Cougar 5.0, and then an IS300 showed up. Shots taken a variety of exposures at ISO 100 with my Canon 20D, with a Sigma EX 70-200mm lens