1987 Peugeot 505 GTI: A Real Sporting Appeal Car

Looking for a car with stepless fan blower speed? The '87 Peugeot 505 GTI has you covered! The well-dressed gentleman in this ad (which seems intended for the Canadian market, judging from the "zed" pronunciation of ZF) appears to be a somewhat bewildered car thief who just grabs any parked car that appeals to him.… » 4/11/08 11:00am 4/11/08 11:00am

Live a Life of Dangel With a Peugeot 4X4!

Inspired by yesterday's Peugeot Econoscope post, French Project Car Hell Poster Child Franzouse figured we might be interested in the 4x4 conversions performed by the French company Dangel on Peugeot 504 pickups. So take a look here,here, here, and here for some four-wheelin' tough Peugeot truck action. » 2/05/08 11:45am 2/05/08 11:45am

Save Gas The French Way: Econoscope!

When scavenging the local self-service junkyard for parts to put on our 24 Hours of LeMons car, I spotted this '84 Peugeot 505. Because you always see entertainingly weird stuff in French cars, I took a look inside this one... and, sure enough, there it was: the Econoscope! At first I figured it was just a clever name… » 2/04/08 10:00am 2/04/08 10:00am

PCH, Turbodiesel Edition: Peugeot 505 or Toyota Camry?

We see the Omni GLH has pulled ahead of the Porsche 924 Turbo by a 60-40 margin in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll, but what we aren't seeing is the big picture. As in, holy crap, the oil is running out! Yes, the wells were pumping, pumping, all thatcha like, but now we need to start thinking about what we'll… » 11/15/07 5:30pm 11/15/07 5:30pm

1985 Peugeot 505 STI

While we love us some crazy French cars (the Matra Bagheera and Citröen SM spring to mind), we still can't help but wonder what incomprehensible motivations led any American to purchase a brand-new 505 as a transportation car back in 1985. Sure, they were nice cars to drive, but... well, we all know the rest of this… » 10/30/07 9:00am 10/30/07 9:00am