Peugeot is a subsidiary company that works under its parent company PSA Peugeot Citroen. French auto company was found in year 1810 by Armand Peugeot and has its operational headquarters in Sochaux and legal administrative base in Paris. It deals in various automobiles like commercial vehicles, sports cars, luxury cars and cars.
Over the years Peugeot has earned many awards of international varieties for its outstanding vehicles. It is the winner of European Car of the Year four times. Peugeot Sport won Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in a row twice, World Rally Championship for an impressive five times and three times Intercontinental Rally Challenge Championship.
Peugeot started as coffee-mill Company and graduated towards manufacturing of bicycle in year 1830. Armand became involved in automobile industry very early as he was convinced of its future. Peugeot started manufacturing of automobiles and later production for motorcycle was started. First brand Peugeot automobile was released in 1889 and only four units were made. More vehicles followed as 29 units were constructed in 1892 and in year 1894 number of units were 40. It gradually increased to three hundred units in year 1899. Early models had Type numbers to distinguish them. Peugeot was first to use rubber tyres for a car that was running on petrol. In year 1896, company produced its own engine and with time started improvisation on them.
During World-War I, brand started manufacturing of military vehicles including shells, bicycles and armoured cars. After war it started manufacturing in earnest and later introduced Peugeot 202, 302 and 402 versions. In year 1955, Peugeot 403 was launched with an engine of 1.5 liter. Company tasted huge success as it sold nearly one million units.
Peugeot 108 is one of the smallest models of this brand and ideally suited for new drivers. It has option of 1.2 and 1.0 litre petrol engine and also an option of folding and unfolding sunroof.
Peugeot Bipper is low-priced vehicle of this brand. Its components include spacious internal cabin, accessibility of rear-seats through sliding doors, diesel engine and an option of auto or manual gearbox.
Peugeot 208 is an eye-catching supermini that is replacement for 207 models. Its features include spacious cabin, roomy cargo space and improved fuel economy and emissions. It has efficient diesel and petrol engines with a new and fresh interior and is available in five and three door variants.
Peugeot 2008 is a crossover supermini with distinctive looks. It has large internal space, panoramic sunroof and large windows. Turbo engines of diesel and petrol variety provides necessary power and it has 99g/km emissions.
Peugeot Expert Tepee provides comfortable ride. It has sliding rear-doors and option of both 1.6 litre and 2.0 litre engines.
Peugeot ion is electrically powered and fitted with rear and front bumpers and ESP system to enhance its safety measures. It has 64 horsepower and a simple gearbox along with a powerful and strong battery pack.
Peugeot is a reliable brand as its vehicles from 1950s and 1960s are still active in consumer market of Cuba and Africa where its brand is referred as The Lion. It has an impressive automobile history that has helped the brand to retain its position in hearts and minds of consumers.