OCT 00] PEUGEOT NEWS
206 Coupe Scoops Top Award
bosses are celebrating after the latest model of the
Coventry-made 206 was named car of the show at the British
International Motor Show.
prestigious award was made by senior design engineers from the
motor industry shortly before the NEC show was thrown open to
206 Coupe cabriolet was picked out as the vehicle which
demonstrated the most significant breakthrough in engineering.
£16,000 two-litre 16 valve engine car has broken new ground by
having a folding hard-top roof.
Corus IvehE “Car of the Show” award was presented at a gala
dinner attended by 500 personalities from the motor world.
Jon King, director of Corus Automotive Engineering, said:
has successfully challenged the norm, which could lead to many
more people being able to enjoy the pleasure of open-top
Peugeot’s folding metal roof performs an effortless
mechanism ballet as it transforms the chic coupe into a
pursuit of design engineering excellence combines the security
and safety of a hard-top with the fun of open top motoring –
all at the touch of a button.”