Peugeot

Peugeot considers return to Le Mans 0

Peugeot has announced its intentions to return to the top tier of prototype racing at Le Mans, but only if organisers of the race substantially reduce the cost of competing. The French manufacturer withdrew from the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship back in 2012, when its road car division was posting significant losses.(…)

Peugeot 3008 wins European Car of the Year 0

The already much lauded Peugeot 3008 has added perhaps the most prestigious award yet to its already cluttered trophy cabinet, scooping 2017 European Car of the Year. 2017 has started as a good year for Peugeot, whose parent company PSA have just announced the acquisition of the General Motors subsidiary Vauxhall/Opel. The award was bestowed(…)

Revisiting the Peugeot 205GTI – The best hot hatchback of the 1980s 0

Many enthusiasts consider the 205GTI to be the best hot hatchback of the 1980s.  Although the VW Golf GTI is more complete in its overall abilities and had a build quality that very few cars of the time could compete with. VW were the ones truly responsible for the GTI craze that began in 1976,(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 305 (1977 – 1988) 0

Today’s healthy dose of nostalgia comes in the form of one of the real workhorses of the late seventies and majority of the eighties. Despite being a regular sight, not just on the continent, but in the UK too, it’s easy to forget the… Peugeot 305 (1977 – 1988) The first thing you have to(…)

Facts about Peugeot you probably didn’t know 0

The Peugeot Company started out as a coffee mill Although Peugeot is the world’s oldest manufacturer of cars, when the company first got started, it didn’t even make them. Originally, it was founded as a coffee mill in 1810. French brothers Jean Pierre and Jean-Pierre II converted their father’s old grain mill into a steel foundry,(…)