Five interesting facts about Peugeot 0

Peugeot – without doubt one of the globe’s motoring thoroughbreds. But how much do you really know about Peugeot? The French carmaker has an interesting history. Peugeot started life as a coffee mill. Yes, when Peugeot first started out as a company it wasn’t cars they produced, but coffee. In 1810, brothers Jean-Pierre and Jean-Pierre(…)

Top tips for driving in towns and cities 0

Let’s not beat around the bush – driving in town is usually a slog. A true test of one’s self-discipline and restraint. For those fortunate/unfortunate to live in one of the UK’s major conurbations, the conditions we can expect to face on a daily basis are well known. For those not so familiar with grid-locked(…)

Peugeot advert is banned after encouraging dangerous driving 0

A Peugeot commercial has been banned after it was deemed to encourage dangerous driving. In the advert, the driver of the Peugeot 208 is seen reading a text message on the car’s built-in dashboard display and reacting to it with obvious pleasure. As he drives through the streets of a city, the driver reads the(…)

Peugeot’s Gran Turismo new concept takes performance to new levels 0

When it comes to eccentric concepts, Peugeot has an impressive track record. The latest example to emerge from the French car maker’s drawing board is this equally impressive/bonkers creation – the L750 R Hybrid Vision Gran Turismo. Sadly, the car pictured above with the lengthy name doesn’t actually exist in a physical form, but entirely(…)

100-year old Peugeot expected to start bidding war 0

A 100-year-old Peugeot race car is set to start a bidding war amongst classic collectors, and is expected to fetch a whopping £4 million when it goes under the hammer. The 1913 L45 was one of the great speedsters of its time, capable of 100 mph (faster than a modern day Peugeot 108). The hefty(…)

The story behind the Peugeot badge 0

Peugeot hasn’t always made cars, the French company started off in 1847 as a producer of saws and other blades. A lion was chosen as a logo to represent the strength and suppleness of its products. The lion underwent a variant of different stylings over the years until the final version was settled on in(…)

Peugeot 5008 takes cabin space to new levels 0

The major dilemma with Peugeot’s new seven seater 5008 is whereabouts exactly in the cavernous interior to store your stuff. You’re certainly spoiled for choice; space is something the 5008 has an abundance of. A third row of seats can be removed completely, boosting boot capacity from a spacious 720 litres to an extravagant 1,060.(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 104 (1972 – 1988) 0

Talk about longevity. The Peugeot 104 remained in production for a whopping 16 years, with over 2,000,000 built. And yet, it was never really considered a best seller. An early supermini challenger, it was without a hatchback rear that would have made sales success a certainty. The opening ‘72 edition was a four-door fastback saloon(…)

Celebrating the best French cars: The Peugeot 205 0

Time flies, doesn’t it? In some ways it’s hard to believe that production of the Peugeot 205 stopped back in the late 1990s, so many of them are still on our roads today. At the time of its initial production run, the 205 mostly competed against the Fiat Uno and Metro. Those rival superminis are(…)

Peugeot concept reveals brand’s vision for the future 0

Peugeot has revealed its vision of the car of the future and it more closely resembles a smartphone rather than a car. Even the name ‘car’ has been ditched for ‘device’, as the new Instinct concept is far more than just a method of transportation. The snazzy new concept revealed at the recent Frankfurt Motor(…)