A return to the U.S. market is probably the last thing on the minds of Peugeot-Citroen and Renault. There have been no new French cars for sale here in almost 25 years. The companies are still on shaky financial ground. But the cars being pressed with saving them look good, and good enough for Americans. »
English farmer Andy Burton didn't just build an Alfa Romeo with a Ferrari engine where the rear seats used to go. He went on to build a Peugeot 306 with a touring car engine in the middle, then went and won a few championships with it. »
Welcome to Used Car Face Off, where we find two similar or similarly priced used cars and ask you which one you would buy. Choose wisely! »
That's right, it's a monoposto diesel record car. Back in 1965, diesels weren't the torquey mpg champions we have today. They were weak, noisy, and smokey. Still, I would take this Peugeot for a ride any day. »
Along with the 208 Hybrid FE
Look at that - the 260 horsepower Peugeot RCZ R. Isn't it lovely? Unfortunately, all you'll be able to do is look at it, because we Americans won't be getting it. »
Sometimes you're out, having fun, doing what you do, hooning a car around a gravel road right next to a lake. And then sometimes you hoon that car straight into the lake, even though that's not what you're supposed to do, but because hey things happen. »
Let's jump back in time for a moment. It's 1988, and rally champion Ari Vatanen is taking on the Pikes Peak Hillclimb in a Peugeot 405 T16 GR. »
Sébastien Loeb's Pikes Peak Peugeot is insane. As proof, I present you with these metrics:
0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 1.8 seconds.
0 to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 4.8 seconds.
And 0 to 240 km/h (149 mph) in 7(!) seconds.
The Peugeot 208 T16 is powered by a mid mounted twin turbo 3.2L V6 making 875HP and weighs 1929 lbs (875 kg -… »