Thanks to PEUGEOT's great passion and innovations, its cycles and motorcycles have emerged as world leaders – both in competition and in the public eye. PEUGEOT is one of the rare manufacturers to be on a par for its 2, 3 and 4 wheelers.
LAUNCH OF SERIES-MANUFACTURED BICYCLES AND TRICYCLES
With Armand Peugeot at the helm and following tests on the Grand Bi, PEUGEOT launched its first series-manufactured, chain-driven bikes and trikes at its Beaulieu plant.
INTRODUCTION OF THE FIRST PEUGEOT 1.5 HP MOTORBIKE
Following its 1898 motorised trike launch, PEUGEOT presented its first 198 cc, 1.5 hp motorbike.
LAUNCH OF THE 500, 350 AND 175 CC MOTORBIKES AND 100 CC MOPEDS
Between 1901 and 1939, PEUGEOT showcased 61 models that ranged from 100 to 745 cc.
In 1934, its P515 (495 cc) broke an incredible nine world records, including the 3,000 km race where it clocked an average of 118 km/h.
VICTORY AT THE BOL D'OR AND LE MANS MOTORBIKE RACES P176
PEUGEOT now offered a 100 to 250 cc range of mopeds and motorbikes.
LAUNCH OF THE S55 SCOOTER
PEUGEOT launched the production of its S55 and S57 scooters with a design that was reminiscent of their 4-wheeled sister, the 203.
RECORD-BREAKING SALES WITH THE P103 AND P104 SERIES
Record-breaking sales occurred with the P103 and P104 series in the moped market (limited to 50 cc), where PEUGEOT had been at the forefront since 1949.
LAUNCH OF THE SC AND SX SERIES
Scooters were back in fashion and as a result, PEUGEOT launched its SC and SX series, the first scooters designed with plastic bodywork.
PY10 – THE FIRST CARBON COMPOSITE BIKE
The PY10 FC revolutionised racing bikes with its carbon-composite frame. It gained a great reputation from both professionals and amateurs.
VTT1 – THE FIRST BIKE COMMERCIALISED IN FRANCE
Anticipating its customers’ wishes, PEUGEOT Cycles launched the first commercialised off-road bike in France.
PARTNERSHIP WITH CYCLEUROPE
Cycleurope became responsible for both manufacturing and marketing, and eventually became the owners of the entire production process.
LAUNCH OF THE SATELIS, PEUGEOT'S FIRST BIG 125 CC SCOOTER
Following on from the success of the Elystar, PEUGEOT's first ABS series-equipped 125 cc scooter, the brand launched its Satelis and Geopolis GT scooters, inspired by the automotive world.
PEUGEOT's first electrically assisted pedal bicycle (EAPC) is unveiled as part of an overarching vision of mobility.
MAHINDRA JOINS THE TEAM
PSA sold 51% of PEUGEOT Scooters to Indian manufacturer Mahindra, while retaining a 49% stake and the use of the brand image. This collaboration favoured greater international relations and paved the way for new products.
DJANGO ADVENTURE, 60 YEARS ON!
As a nod to history, two adventurers succeeded in completing the journey from Paris to Ho Chi Minh City on Django scooters, in tribute to Serge Gracium and Michel Vaslin who made the reverse journey in 1956 on the PEUGEOT S57.
e-KICK AND eF01: INNOVATIVE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS
In a world where access to major city centres is increasingly restricted, in 2017 PEUGEOT became the first car brand to market new multi-mode mobility solutions. The e-Kick electrically assisted scooter and the eF01 electrically assisted folding cycle complemented the latest car models and allowed greater freedom in urban travel.