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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. 

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

Polski Fiat 126 Bis- 1990

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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). 

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Dr. Ing h.c. F. Porsche AG
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.

Porsche 928-S-1985

Porsche 928-S-1985

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Praga Baby- 1936

Praga Baby- 1936

Dating back to 1907, Praga is one of the most important Czech makes. The first car to carry the Praga name appeared in 1910 with the slogan “cars which last for hundreds of thousands of kilometers.” In 1929, Praga produced 7,500 vehicles–more than all other Czech companies combined. 

  • Country of Origin: Czechoslovakia
  • Auto Praga
PTV- 1956

PTV- 1956

PTV was a line of cars produced by Automóviles Utilitarios S.A., a Spanish company based near Barcelona. While it was much closer to being a “real” car than the (French) Voisin-designed Biscuter, it always played second fiddle as far as sales were concerned.

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