Peugeot 1007 Review, Wintonsworld – 2005

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Peugeot 1007

High Roof, Flexible Equals Versatile City-Car

Drive, Stodgy Gearbox Won#146;t Hurt Target

The city centre is buzzing, is in 5 minutes, and you#146;re desperate for a space in the multi-storey. Round and you go. Suddenly, yes, there#146;s

It#146;s a bit tight but you just in with inches to spare, and you yourself on the skill of your

Unfortunately, the space is so skinny you actually open the doors. determined motorists might about climbing out of the sun-roof, but you ditch that idea. You are to face reality, reverse out and your search, muttering about the thoughtlessness of other who might have left a little more space, and the upcoming embarrassment of trying to into the show late, and the family in the dark.

That aggravating scenario is to become history.

The Peugeot , a little 2-door 4-seater carrier from France, is the small car to boast electric front doors. With a plip of the remote control, the will slide themselves providing unrestricted access. there#146;s a button to open the

The 2 doors add less width to the car the wing mirrors, and remain the car#146;s length. There#146;s a device to make sure the doors are shutting they trap your fingers. in the tightest of spaces should be a

Easier Access, Stronger

The doors, as well as giving strength to the car#146;s structure, access to the rear much although when you are in the back, you find that width is because of the door mechanism.

The of the car, 1.62 metres, and the wider access provided by the doors #150; the 1007 is a mini-Multi Purpose Vehicle means that the car will be in by senior citizens. The fact its performance is less then won#146;t worry this target market.

Peugeot also claims the car has class-leading carrying flexibility. The can carry 4 people with not luggage, two with plenty of space, or one person and maximum of 416 litres. The rear seats forward individually and fold in or double up to rest upright the two front seats. The front seat folds in half.

there are four passengers and luggage, the rear seats backwards to allow maximum leg

Another idea, which might not be welcomed, is a mix-and-match interior. 1007 will have two of swappable velcro trim so that the look, mood and can be changed in minutes.

There will be two new trim available every year. will make an ideal present, says Peugeot, so you who to blame when you don#146;t get socks. Peugeot says the interior can be switched within 15 without the use of any tools, if you can be bothered.

will be 12 trim kit choices, of replacement trims for the seats, rear side panels, air and the fascia.

The entry-level model is by a 1.4 litre 75 bhp petrol, with a automatic gearbox option. start at £10,850 – euros. There#146;s a 1.6 litre 110 bhp which only comes 2-Tronic, and a 1.4 litre 70 bhp diesel, 2-Tronic.

The 2-Tronic gearbox allows an mode, or you can choose a clutch-less manual controlled by a stick, or wheel control paddles, like Michael Schumacher in his 1 Ferrari.

Stodgy, Vague

On the the car#146;s performance is a bit stodgy, a vague manual gear The auto box doesn#146;t change quickly enough. The driving is high and commanding; the steering is

The overall performance is very like. The company has a reputation for sharp steering and performing cars. I#146;ve just a week with the little 107 car, and that was brisk, an exciting performer.

But I suppose that given are really three city #150; the 107, 206 and 1007, this one doesn#146;t need to be a

So the next time you slide what would have an impossible parking spot Peugeot 1007, you will every right to fell and think of that poor Mr who has to jump out of the roof of his car every Neil Winton #150; 20, 2005

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