The Peugeot 403 convertible made its debut at the 1956 Paris Motor Show.Visitors were overwhelmed by its marriage of Italian class with French elegance. The body styling was done by the legendary experts at Pininfarina. Typical for the pontoon form were the bulge on the hood and the suggestion of fins at the rear with the vertical rear lights. In total some 1.2 million Peugeot 403s were built --- although only 2,000 of them were convertibles. Probably the most famous one was the car driven by Peter Falk in his role as lieutenant Columbo.
Vintage: Hebmüller Convertibles - Borgward Hansa 1500 and VW Beetle | drive it
The Borgward Hansa 1500 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1949. It
blew away the German competition from the likes of Opel and Mercedes. They
only had models based on old, pre-war models from the 30s in their sales
lots.The Hansa was produced as a sedan, station wagon, box van and even a
four-door luxury convertible, with a Hebmüller car body. The same
manufacturer also transformed the VW Beetle into an iconic convertible. We
take a look at the two heavenly creations from the 50s.
Vintage. The Borgward Isabella Cabriolet | drive it
In 1954 carmaker Borgward launched its most popular model: the Isabella.
Founder Carl Borgward had the sedan converted into a slick coupe specially
for his wife. The latter caused such a commotion that the Borgward Isabella
Coupé went into volume production in 1957. There was also another
version.Body supplier Karl Deutsch was a popular choice at the time for
converting regular sedans into flashy convertibles - and Borgward's
Isabella was no exception. The result was a very exclusive affair, as only
two dozen convertibles based on the Isabella coupé were built. Drive it!
discovered one of these rare specimens.
vintage! BMW 507 | drive it
At its premiere in the New York Waldorf-Astoria in 1955, the BMW 507 was an
instant success.The sleek roadster designed by Albrecht von Goertz caused
an even bigger sensation when it was presented at the Frankfurt car show
that year. Many automobile enthusiasts consider it the most beautiful
sports car of all times. Only 252 exemplars of the exclusive car were
present it! The Audi A7 | drive it
Audi's trying to conquer a new market territory with its A7. The luxury
sport coupe is an elegant four-door that combines the sportiness usually
found in a two-door, the comfort of a sedan and the cargo capacity of a
station wagon.Visually, the A7 is dynamic, with a long hood, flowing lines
on the sides and a powerful tail. It also features the latest in assistance
systems for the drivers. In Germany, the basic model of the A7 sells for
51,650 euros. drive it! also presents its competitors from Mercedes and
403 peugeot V8
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I stole Terry's Renault 4CV
Just for a little while.....He doesn't even know it yet. I just wanted some
french fries and a beniet......Oui ! Oui ! I'm a bad boy.... Oooh la la.
Spank me harder ! I stole it ! Terry's 1960 Renault 4cv is at large,
driven like it's been stolen...
Peugeot 403 camionnette
This is a film about the first trip I did with Napoleon, a Peugeot 403
camionnette. After I had taken some great tours around the garage , I
filmed when Claes, who has restored the car for me, did the same and how he
sets the fuel supply for each turn around the garage.
Peugeot 403 Convertible
The model 403 was Peugeot´s crucial step in becoming one of the
world´s biggest car manufacturers. Produced from 1955 to 1967, it was
Peugeot´s first model that was produced more than one million times.
In the 1970s it gathered even more prestige by being the Co-Star in the
famous TV-series "Columbo".
PEUGEOT 403 de 1956 - Restoration Part I
Peugeot 403 de 1956 - 1.468 cc 58 CV - Restoration car Peugeot 403 Part I
- Restauración Parte I - Primer video que muestra el estado del vehículo
antes de iniciar la restauración. Se trata de una buena base, pues está
completo y funcionando, la chapa está sana y durante sus 55 años de vida
sólo ha recibido una mano de pintura. El motor se encuentra en perfecto
estado, así como todos los componentes mecánicos, frenos, suspensiones,
etc. Su primera matriculación fue en Marsella en 1956, posteriormente se
matriculó en Toulouse y en el año 2.000 se importó a España.
Restoration car Peugeot 403 Part I
The first video that shows the condition of the car before initiating the
restoration. It is a question of a good base, since it is complete and
working, the sheet is healthy and for his 55 years of life only it has
received a lick of paint. The engine is in mint condition, as well as all
the mechanical components, brakes, suspensions, etc. His first
matriculation was in Marseilles in 1956, later it registered in Toulouse
and in the year 2.000 imported to Spain.