Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Peugeot to reclaim glory at the world's toughest rally scene

By Nic_low on 05 Apr 2014

Attached Image
Peugeot has had commendable success in the field of motorsports - most recent being the record breaking run at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Now, the French automaker will contest in yet another arena - the Dakar rally.

Attached Image
Unknown to many, Peugeot has a very impressive track record at Dakar, claiming four victories out of four entries at the cross country rally between 1987 and 1990. 
 
Attached Image
The marque has hired top rally aces - Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres - to pilot its return. Sainz was the event's winner in 2010, while Despres won it five times on his motorcycle. Both of them will take part in the 10,000km rally in the 2008 DKR - a car specially commissioned for the race.
 
Attached Image
The return to Dakar, no doubt, will further enhance the brand's exposure, after it successfully broke the Pikes Peak Hill Climb record with Sebastien Loeb at the helm of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak. 
 

dakar, rally, dakar rally and 3 more...

Viewed: 2,359 times

Related Blog Posts
Nic_low
Written by Nic_low
Nicholas is in the path where his passion and career are closely knitted. And no way is he screwing that up. Not even if a Porsche looks like a Beetle.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Driving an old car with almost no modern features in it? Or just love adding new accessories for...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
The Toyota Levin, China's version of our popular Corolla Altis, gains a brand new 1.2 litre t...
Photo
Kah Chuan Hoong claims to be the first person in the world to drive any kind of supercar to the b...
Photo
Lennart Ribring at the age of 97-year old, has bought a brand new Ford Mustang V8 in Sweden. He i...
Photo
With a bit of quick thinking, this man hid his E30 BMW M3 in his living room when he heard Hurric...
Photo
A journalist in Taiwan is said to have crashed a Honda NSX during a test drive. The driver blames...
   Lifestyle Articles