Peugeot in Retromobile and the history of the 4 series – News

Peugeot in Retromobile and the history of the 4 series – News


It will be present under the banner number 4, that of Peugeot in Retromobile. At the show event, scheduled from 1 to 5 February in Paris, the Simba brand will show, in addition to the new Peugeot 408, six iconic models from its 4 series.

The first model in the series, the Peugeot 401 sedan (1934-1935) is remembered for the innovation associated with its independent front wheels, while the 401 Eclipse (1935), the world’s first production coupé-cabriolet, has been shown as a trailblazer of the automotive trend of Unterò arrived later.
Also on display will be the Peugeot 402 (1938-1942) which at that time distinguished itself from the headlights placed behind the grille, to simplify the design and with the advantage of aerodynamics applied to the car, still in its dawn.
Noted in its cabriolet version by Inspector Colombo is the Peugeot 403 Cabriolet (1956-1961), one of the many models of the 403 family (saloon, station wagon, van and pick-up), which represented a great commercial success.
The design of the 404 Coupé (1962-1968) is instead signed by Pininfarina, while the 405 Mi16 Le Mans (1993) is a special edition of the 405 Mi16, created to celebrate Peugeot’s victory in the 1993 24 Hours of Le Mans. Special. The 405 has a 2-liter 16-valve 160 HP engine of the Mi16 standard and is characterized by leather and Alcantara upholstery, 15-inch alloy wheels and much more.

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