Friday, August 16, 2013

Peugeot 504 Coupé V6- 1975

PEUGEOT 504 COUPE V6 ....



" Peugeot "is a French automobile manufacturing company that needs no introduction. This powerful company starts its business by manufacturing all kinds of tools and objects (the famous coffee grinders), before turning to bicycles and motorcycles. The very first automobile brand chains out in 1889 and foreshadows a long line of models that will ensure the success of the brand and one of the few old sector. After the war, in 1947, " Peugeot "begins production of one of its most iconic models that will be his first commercial success, 203. Primarily focused on family four-door sedans and four economical and robust places, the production of " Peugeot "is to be growing over the years. The success helping the Sochaux brand will start to diversify its range with coupes, convertibles and even some sports and even hugged a precursor of the diesel engine in France. With a recognized technical sophistication and body using renowned designers, " Peugeot "will cut the lion's share even abroad all his success in competition will help to increase this craze ....

At the Paris Salon in 1974, Peugeot unveiled a V6 with a new angle of 90 °. For brand new, the lion moved under the hood of his most prestigious model, the Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe , and so does the first Peugeot rivaling the prestigious foreign competition long. After several years without major changes, 1975 is the year of big facelift. The V6 engine carburetor, developed in cooperation with Renault and Volvo, replaces 4-cylinder injection engine. For the first time in the history of the automobile, electronic ignition without contact (Schlumberger Altronic) is mounted in a standard vehicle. If the technology is highly appealing to the press, it is mostly on the side of the car design that will surprise and pack customer ....

For Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe , designer Pininfarina went even further in his stylistic approach. If there is still no question of eccentricity or even originality, the designer offers a line 504 to the coupe and convertible, which no longer have any relationship with the sedan from which they derive. The general overall design exudes classic of good quality, elegance and style that emerged seem at odds with the stylistic heaviness on the sedan. To achieve this, engineers shortened the wheelbase by 19 cm and rear tracks have been widened by 5 cm. In total, the overall length of 504 coupe and convertible is 13 cm shorter than the sedan, but their weight is higher. Finally the chapter style Pininfarina knew spread here and there stylistic details such charmers four flagship AV amounts custodes fine and graceful, slender chrome door handles and taillights especially oblique very elegant. In addition to its online Vintage Classic must also insist on keeping his royal road extremely well supported by a strong and durable braking. In fact, the philosophy of the Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe is exactly the same as 406 today off. Very beautiful, but classic cars, maintenance of Royal and safe road and whose target audience is not the sport, but the middle class ....

The Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe has everything a modern car, while not being quite one, and this contributes to its charm. An improved braking system, a suitable frame and the new steering complement sochalienne propulsion. The exterior is also subject to various changes with two separate long distance lights that are grouped into a single lighthouse and bitter fires are replaced by lights in a plastic part. A more modern look fluid is provided through the door handles pressed, the writings of the emblem Pininfarina displaced before and most elegant new hubcaps. The grille and bumper sounds also subject to some cosmetic changes and a sign V6 adorns the tailgate. Inside, there is now a leather upholstery, headrests and automatic seat belts for the front seats. Power windows and air conditioning complete the comfort side. The speedometer reaches 220km / h and is framed in silver again. The stunning Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe is available with a gearbox 3 speed automatic brand General Motors Type 407 ....

On the unusual Peugeot 504 V6 Coupe , engine, designed by Peugeot in GRP, is quite modern. It is characterized by its aluminum block cast, trees overhead cam, and its original feeding two carburetors, a body double and one single body. This V6 engine with a displacement of 2664 cc finally gives us a power of 144 hp at 5750 rev / min for a couple of 21.1 mkg, which with a weight of 1295 kg content offers decent performances as the kilometer standing start in shot less than 32 seconds or a top speed of 190 km / h. At the time these benefits put the example in competition with the Mercedes C 250 more expensive, a Ford Capri less modern Renault 17 or less noble, the Citroen SM remaining much more elitist. Finally, the conduct of the 504 Coupé V6 is really nice because the belt low enough cash, fine amounts, large glass surfaces and easy to identify contours provide visibility and ease of operation that are no longer found today ....


Specifications :

    Engine: V6
    Capacity: 2664 cm ³
    Power: 144 hp at 5750 r / min
    Torque: 21.1 kgm at 3800 t / mn
    Speed: 190 km / h
    Performance: 1000 m DA 31'' 4

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