Illustration for article titled From The World Rally Championship To Your Driveway: 1987 Peugeot 505 Turbo

Back in 1986, car shoppers looking to buy a hot European sedan didn't necessarily head straight to their nearest BMW dealership for a 325i. No, some of them bought Peugeot 505 Turbos!


I've learned from my searches for French Project Car Hell candidates that the 505 is by far the most numerous French car available in North America. Is that because the 505's reliability has been so appalling that none of them can wear out, or because they're that good? And what happened to all those 504s?

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