Peugeot Type 4

The Peugeot Type 4 was a one-off car produced by Peugeot in 1892 for Ali III ibn al-Husayn, the Bey of Tunis,[1] in accordance with whose wishes the car was decorated.[2]

Peugeot Type 4
Peugeot Type 4.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerS. A. des Automobiles Peugeot
Production1892
1 produced[1]
Body and chassis
Body styleRunabout
LayoutRR layout
Powertrain
Engine1.0 L V-twin
Dimensions
Wheelbase1.63 metres (64 in)
Chronology
PredecessorPeugeot Type 3
SuccessorPeugeot Type 5

DetailsEdit

The Type 4 was made with a 1.0 L (1026 cc) 15-degree V-twin engine that produced 4 horsepower.[3] The 0.6 L (565 cc) engine in the Peugeot Type 3 was considered to be insufficient, and produced half as much power.[4] The elaborately decorated car survives and is kept at Sochaux, France.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2008-11-03.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Production figures for Peugeot, 1889-1909
  2. ^ Musée de l'Aventure Peugeot. The exhibit label (2012) states: «Peugeot Type 4 Vis à Vis …… Ce Vis-à-vis, baptise aussi « Marguerite », est unique a son genre. Il a été spécialement décoré selon les désirs de son propriétaire, le Bey de Tunis, gouverneur militaire de la ville. La carrosserie et la capote sont décorées de motifs de marguerite peint sur le bois et sur le cuir ou réalisé en métal martelé et gravé. »
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-04-15. Retrieved 2008-06-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Peugeot Type 4 specs
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-15. Retrieved 2008-05-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Peugeot Type 3 specs
  5. ^ http://www.cardatabase.net/static.main/Peugeot/Type%204%20Vis%20a%20vis/ Car photo search- Peugeot Type 4