Who doesn’t want an armoured Peugeot 205 GTI?

Who doesn’t want an armoured Peugeot 205 GTI? | …

This is an armoured Peugeot 205 GTI, and it makes sense on very few levels. For starters, the GTI’s a car famed for its lithe kerbweight. As a 130bhp 1.9-litre, it weighs a mere 910kg, endowing it with a power-to-weight …

The father of the Peugeot 205 GTI has passed away | Top Gear

Welter led Peugeot design for a decade until he retired in 2007. Truly a career Peugeotist, he’d actually joined the company at age 18. Among his first high-profile projects were turning the pretty but mild Pininfarina 205 into the sharp 205 GTI, and then into the full-on-crazy 205 T16 Group B car.

Armored Peugeot 205 GTI Is Not Your Typical Hot Hatch

As you might expect, such armor adds weight to what otherwise is a rather delightful hot hatchback. The ad says the 205 GTI now weighs in at nearly 1,400 kilograms (3,086 pounds) which is why the suspension and brakes were upgraded as well. There’s no mention on whether the 1.9-liter engine was tweaked, but the inside was festooned …

Who Needs An Armored Peugeot 205 GTI? The World’s …

The Peugeot 205 GTI you see pictured was ordered new in 1990 by Bernard Arnault, president of LVMH (that’s LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE for you), the world’s largest luxury goods company. Mr. Arnault wanted a car he could drive anonymously on a daily basis without a chauffeur, so he ordered specialist company Labbé to fit the small …

French Billionaire’s Armored Commuter: 1990 Peugeot 205

This 1990 Peugeot 205 GTI could very well be the only one of its kind in existence. Ordered from new as standard by French billionaire Bernard Arnault , immediately after delivery the car was stripped and rebuilt with “level two” armor plating throughout.

Coccoon yourself in this Armored Peugeot 205 GTI Hot …

This is the exact train of thought French Billionaire Bernard Arnault had when he had this Peugeot 205 GTI worked for his personal use back in 1990. Having long since sold it to a private collector, the hot hatch is now posted on Art & Revs for a sizeable sum of €37,500 (Php 2,412,420).

Armored Peugeot 205 GTI On Sale – VW GTI Club

Armored 205 GTI Arnault has for years been the primary selection for driving by which needs to stay unnoticed, nevertheless it doesn’t imply that on driving. On the opposite, the automotive is in improbable situation, moved solely 14,700 km.

Armoured Peugeot 205 GTI: Spotted | PistonHeads

There’s no word on extra power, so we’re guessing that the 1.9-litre engine still puts out the same 132hp as it left the factory with, although the original 0-60 time of 7.6 seconds now seems a tad optimistic Should you want a more authentic 205 GTI experience, however, help is at hand.

This armored Peugeot 205 is the safest hot hatch in the …

The Peugeot 205 GTI never arrived to battle the Volkswagen Golf GTI on our shores. That’s a shame because the ensuing hot hatch shootouts could’ve been the stuff of legend. Were it our money, we’d track down the 205 …

Here’s an interesting car. Armoured Peugeot 205.

This amazing Peugeot 205 GTI 1.9l was ordered new in 1990 by Bernard Arnault, the LVMH President and world leader of luxury market. He wanted a car he could drive anonymously everyday without chauffeur and instructed the specialized company Labbé to custom build for him an armoured car.