Peugeot celebrates 50th birthday of the Peugeot 504 and Nigerians’ reactions

01/26/2018

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The Peugeot 504 is such a great classic car!

It has already been 50 years since the day the Peugeot 504 came to the auto industry and foreshadowed series of stylish and high-quality models of the car marque which have brought a great fame for Peugeot.

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Angular front of a Peugeot 504

Peugeot celebrates 50th birthday of the Peugeot 504 

The Peugeot 504 was born to be a mid-size, rear-wheel-drive and front-engine car. It was also debuted to be the 1968-1983 model year with only one generation and a plenty of variants including wagon, four-door sedan, pickup truck, convertible and two-door coupe.

The 504 was well-known for its torque tube drive shaft, long suspension travel and solid body structure. The torque tube drive shaft is attached to a rigid tube mounted at each end to transmission and differential shell, reducing the torque response of the drive.

The 504 eventually won enormous popularity in rough-terrain and far-flung countries including Nigeria, Argentina, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Australia, Cameroon, Benin, Ghana and Kenya.

Over 3 million units of the Peugeot 504 were built in Europe, with continued global production under diverse licensing arrangements consisting of 425,000 units assembled in Nigeria using a knock-down set with the production was prolonged into 2006 and 27,000 units assembled in Kenya.

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The 504 was launched as a flagship of Peugeot at the Paris Salon 1968. After that, it forthwith won a special award - the 1969 European Car of the Year. Especially, in 2013, it was named as “Africa’s workhorse” by the LA Times.

On this festive occasion, Nigerians also have great reactions to give this famous car a happy 50th birthday. Follow Naijauto.com to know!

Nigerian's reactions

Peugeot 504 is said to be built for Nigerian road!

Nigerian's reactions

It was also a dream car of some Nigerian boys!

Nigerian's reactions

Such a good-armed Peugeot 504!

Nigerian's reactions

Great loves for the 504

Nigerian's reactions

Legendary!

Nigerian's reactions

It is a favorite car of many grandpas

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