Peugeot, now part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group, was established in France in the early 19th century. The Peugeot family owned various manufactures since the 18th century, and on November 20, 1858 the famous lion was registered - a symbol and mascot of the company. In 1889, the first Peugeot steam car appeared, and a year later, in collaboration with Daimler, a gasoline engine.
Six years later, the company mastered the production of its own engines and ceased to depend on Daimler units. So began the story of future glory.
Peugeot (Peugeot) 307
Peugeot 307 is a small winner. Getting off the assembly line in 2001, a year later he became the car of the year. This is a small, convenient hatchback - five-door, created by the French company PSA Peugeot Citroën, which is visually different from cars from Germany.
Initially, the design of this model was as follows:
Four years later, the designers decided to somewhat “modernize” the people’s car, and in 2005 the modernized “307” was released.
Peugeot 307 after restyling:
The 307 model, in its history, was produced with 10 types of engines and 3 types of transmission.
The following modifications of this model were produced:
- Five-door five-seat hatchback;
- Three-door quadruple hatchback;
- Five-door wagon for five seats;
- Two-door four-seater convertible;
- Four-door five-seater sedan.
The cabriolet received a marking of 307 SS and was released in 2003. Great car with small and fast enough, consumes little gasoline and very nimble. A good enough option for driving through a busy city.
Peugeot 307 SW
Great wagon, one of the best cars in its class. Able to carry up to seven passengers at a time.Recommended article: Chinese SUV-crossovers are completed with automatic
The car turned out roomy. The option for seven seats is made to order. To do this, the luggage compartment is mounted comfortable sofa. Basic equipment Peugeot 307 SW 1.6 MT has a four-cylinder gasoline engine, the volume of 1587 cubic centimeters. Power unit - 100 horsepower. In this modification is a five-speed manual gearbox. This is a front wheel drive car with independent suspension.
Peugeot 307 SW 2.0 MT
In this configuration, the machine is equipped with an engine volume of 1997 cc, which has a capacity of 143 hp. The gearbox is still the same five-speed manual. The car has power steering. The maximum speed of 200 km. \ H. Fuel consumption in the city - 11 liters per 100 km.
Peugeot 308 car
Peugeot 308 company "Peugeot-Citroen" began to produce in 2007. It was a natural evolution of the Peugeot 307 model. The hatchback, wagon and convertible in the class “C” are produced.
When it is necessary to describe this car, the first word that comes to mind is “elegance”. The car has its own style, in which there is little from American car brands. It is definitely more original than its predecessor in design. In addition, the car has become stronger and more reliable, thanks to the use of body parts of high-strength steels. This model has become one of the best cars in its segment.
Modern Peugeot 308 produced with 3 types of gasoline engines, it is:
- Type VTi engine
- Motor type THP
- Motor type THP-200
Peugeot 8 with diesel engines:
- 1.6HDi II
- 1.6HDi III
- 2.0HDi II
- 2.0HDi III
Also offers five different gearboxes. From four-stage automation, which was developed jointly with Renault for gasoline engines, to modern 6-speed robotic boxes, such as EGS, which PSA created independently in 2007. Assisted in the development of the company Borg Warner (shafts and gears) and Magnetti Marelli (control electronics).Recommended article: Choose a cheap SUV is not easy
For developing countries, there are two versions of the sedans - 408 and 308 - sedans. Both models are equipped with engines from Peugeot 307, 1.6 and 2.0 volumes.
Also appeared modification Coupe RCZ. The design of the sports coupe is made more "rapid." Some believe that it has some elements that resemble the Audi TT. For the first time the model was presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
The car received a 218 hp engine that accelerates to a hundred in 7 seconds. The maximum speed of the sports version is 235 km. \ H.
New cars Peugeot, although built on the basis of 2001, but have more modern power plants, brake systems and comply with environmental standards "Euro-4".