Image: Peugeot via

Yesterday we wrote about how Peugeot is trying to get back in on the U.S. Market, so here’s an advertisement from around 1987 showing a beautiful Peugeot 505 Turbo S. The car’s 2.2-liter boosted “Simca” inline-four made 150 horsepower and could apparently hit 60 MPH in 8.1 seconds—that’s actually not bad for the ’80s.


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David Tracy

Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio