About Peugeot
Peugeot Lion

Peugeot has an incredible story, one of the longest and most interesting in the automotive industry.

Peugeot began life as an industrial manufacturer way back in 1810 – a steel foundry producing products such as band saws, umbrella frames and coffee grinders.

The first car to carry the Peugeot name was unveiled in 1889, making Peugeot the world’s second oldest car manufacturer and the oldest continuous car brand.

Since 1850, Peugeot has been represented by the Lion symbol. Originally appearing on the company’s saw blades, the Lion symbolised the toughness of the saw’s teeth, the flexibility of blade like the lion’s spine, the strength of the steel and the speed of the cut, like a bounding lion.

In this section you can immerse yourself into the world of Peugeot.



peugeot history


Over 200 years of innovation

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peugeot model names

Model Naming Convention

What's in a name?

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peugeot safety


People come first with us - discover some of our safety features

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peugeot motorsport

Motorsport Heritage

We've been passionately involved with motorsport since day one

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peugeot quality, durability and reliability

Quality, durability and reliability

An ongoing commitment to quality, durability and reliability

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