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Little Classics News: 2 July 2015

Peugeot Celebrates Historic Cars at Goodwood

Peugeot 404 Diesel at Goodwood

For Peugeot, being at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed presented an opportunity for the brand to mark the past, the present and the future. However, we must be honest, we only really care about the past.

Peugeot 404 Diesel at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Peugeot celebrated producing 65-million cars over 125 years, light commercial vehicles over 120 years and winning what is believed to be the first ever motor competition 121 years ago. The 404 Diesel (above) was driven up the Goodwood hill climb exactly 50 years ago to the month since it achieved 40 endurance records, 22 of which were gained during a 3 day, 7,300-mile marathon.

See the 404 Diesel in action

Peugeot 405 T16 GR Pikes Peak car

Also in action was the 405 T16 GR Pikes Peak car (above) – with its more famous smaller sibling, the 205 T16 (below) on static display, which recognises the success in winning the World Rally Championship 30 years ago.

Pug 205 T16

See the 405 T16 GR Pikes Peak car in action


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