Peugeot Type 175

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Peugeot Type 175
Peugeot type 175.JPG
Manufacturer Peugeot
Production 1923-1924
303 produced
Body and chassis
Body style Torpedo Sport
Layout FR layout
Wheelbase 121.7 inches (3,090 mm)
Length 165.4 inches (4,200 mm)
Predecessor Peugeot Type 138
Successor Peugeot Type 176

The Peugeot Type 175 was a fairly large sports car from Peugeot produced in 1923 and 1924. This model was produced at the factory in Audincourt. The OHV engine, of the LA5 range, displaced 3.0 L (2951 cc, 180 cid) and it could reach 100 km/hr with a 4 speed gearbox. Only available with the "torpedo sport" or "torpedo grand sport" body at the price of 38000 old Francs. Colours: bleu, grey, green or red with black wings and chassis. Body was made of wooden frame with steel, as the bonnet was made of aluminium. Bleriot headlights and SEV magneto were fitted. In 1924, this sports car won the 1100 km race Paris-Nice, in the category 3 litres. The "Paris Nice" Peugeot 175 Torpedo Grand Sport

A total of only 303 were made and only 3 original and complete surviving cars are known. Besides this also a complete chassis with all the mechanics survived.

Peugeot 175
Engine Peugeot type 175
Peugeot type 175 Torpedo Sport (backside)