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Peugeot 202-1938

Peugeot 202-1938

Peugeot is one of the oldest car makers in the world, with production beginning in 1890.  Peugeot was also a prosperous bicycle maker before going into the automobile industry.

Peugeot 205 GTi 1.6-1986

Peugeot 205 GTi 1.6-1986

The 205 is often heralded as the car that saved Peugeot. This small, front-drive platform was available in many varieties – 3-door hatch, 5-door hatch, cabrio, and even as a tall-body commercial vehicle.

Peugeot AE21 Hybrid Electric Bike-2011

Peugeot AE21 Hybrid Electric Bike-2011

The AE21 is a compact e-bike aimed at urban commuters with a design that integrates a lithium-ion battery into the bike’s aluminum frame. 

 

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot is considered to be the most prestigious French bicycle.  In the early 1920s, a Parisian company named SICAM (“Société Industrielle de Construction Automobile et Motocycliste”) began constructing engines for bicycles.

Peugeot PX-10 Racing Bike- 1974

Peugeot PX-10 Racing Bike- 1974

This is one of the classic racing bikes of the 1960s and 1970s, made from high-quality Reynolds 531 steel tubing. 

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (grey)-1996

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (grey)-1996

The Peugeot Scoot’elec is considered to be the first successful mass-market electric scooter. It was based on and shared many parts with Peugeot’s entry-level gas scooter, the Zenith.
Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (white)-1998

Peugeot Scoot'elect electric scooter (white)-1998

The Scoot’elec shared both body panels and suspension components with the Zenith, but differed greatly in the frame. The on-board charger, controller, and cord are stored beneath the seat, leaving only an irregularly-shaped cubby up front for storage.

Peugeot Triporteur- 1949

Peugeot Triporteur- 1949

In 1939, Peugeot introduced their first three-wheeled delivery motorcycle, the “Trimoteur.” It was advertised as “the more economic of the fast means of delivery.” 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • S.A. des Automobiles Peugeot
Peugeot VLV- 1942

Peugeot VLV- 1942

During the second World War, much of Europe suffered from the lack of gasoline. Peugeot, like many other manufacturers, made a few electric vehicles. 

 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • S.A. des Automobiles Peugeot
Piaggio VespaCar P501-1977

Piaggio VespaCar P501-1977

Known as the APE (ah-pay), Italian for “bee”, this little three-wheeled workhorse often found itself as busy as its namesake. 

Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

Pli-Solex 5000- 1974

The Pli-Solex is the folding version of the 5000. The frame folds in the center, and the handlebars, seat, and engine may be removed to allow for easier transport or storage.

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

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Poncet Velocipede

Poncet Velocipede "Boneshaker"- 1869

This Vélocipède, made by Laurent Poncet, is an early pedaled-powered bicycle. With wooden wheels, iron “tires”, and lack of springs, this style bicycle earned the nickname “boneshaker.”

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition- 2014

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition- 2014

The 2014 50th Anniversary Edition 911 was built by Porsche to commemorate the 911’s birthday, 50 years after its production launch in 1964. In homage to 1963, the year the 911 debuted at the 1963 Frankfurt Motor Show, production was limited to 1,963 units; the one seen here is #1480.

Porsche 911 SC- 1983

Porsche 911 SC- 1983

Prior to WWII, Ferdinand Porsche was selected by Hitler to design “the people’s car”–the Volkswagen. During the war, Porsche fled to Austria. It was during this time that he designed the 356. In1950, he returned to Germany. Porsche’s first post-war model was the 356 (named as the 356th project off his design desk). 

Porsche 914 - 1973

Porsche 914 - 1973

Volkswagen and Porsche have a shared history going back to the 1930s, beginning with Dr. Ferdinand Porsche and his design, the VW Beetle; it was the mechanical basis for the company’s first production sports car, the 356.

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