As well as making sensible cars,
Peugeot also make the Peugeot P4 4×4
for the French Army. These two are helping to guard Sante Chapelle
in Paris. If you notice a resemblance to the Mercedes Benz
it is not surprising because it is indeed a version of that
vehicle derived in the 1980, although fitted with a Peugeot engine.
- c1997 Peugeot P4, soft top, 2 seats;
- loa 4145mm, width 1705mm, height 1990mm,
wheelbase 2400mm, approach 45°, departure 45°;
- transmission 4m, part-time four wheel drive, 2-speed transfer case;
- suspension live-coil/live-coil, brakes disc/drum;
- tyres 7.00R16.
PSA Peugeot Citroen experienced hard times,
announcing (18 Jan.) its withdrawal from endurance racing,
including Le Mans, for financial reasons,
forming an alliance with GM (29 Feb.),
and realising big losses (25 July).