• Short Summary

    THE BIG FRENCH CAR COMPANY PEUGEOT INVITED NEWSMEN YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO SEE THE NEW PEUGEOT 204 FOUR-SEATER SALOON.

  • Description

    THE BIG FRENCH CAR COMPANY PEUGEOT INVITED NEWSMEN YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TO SEE THE NEW PEUGEOT 204 FOUR-SEATER SALOON.THE CAR WILL NOT BE OFFICIALLY PRESENTED UNTIL APRIL 23, AND THE FILM IS NOT FOR RELEASE BEFORE APRIL 20.

    THE MODEL IS THE RESULT OF FIVE YEARS' RESEARCH AND TEST TRIALS OVER SOME 3 MILLION KILOMETRES (OVER 1,860,000 MILES).

    FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE IS PROVIDED BY A TRANSVERSE 1100cc ENGINE OF ALUMINUM DESIGN WITH AN OVERHEAD CAMSHAFT.THE CLUTCH HAS HYDRAULIC CONTROL.OTHER FEATURES ARE ALL-ROUND INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION, FRONT DISC BRAKES, AND DRUMS AT THE BACK.THE CAR HAS DISTINGUISHABLE LARGE HEADLAMPS.

    PERFORMANCE CLAIMS ARE A TOP SPEED AROUND 80 MILES (NEARLY 130 KMS) AN HOUR AND A FUEL CONSUMPTION OF 35 MILES A GALLON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1X5X8JIW6YYI7K156HTSHFR5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA1X5X8JIW6YYI7K156HTSHFR5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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