latest car in Coventrys 102 year manufacturing history is being simultaneously
unveiled at the British International Motor Show and at Coventrys Museum of British
Road Transport this week.
Peugeots all new 206 which is being built at the companys Ryton plant in
Coventry where right hand drive versions for sale not only in the UK but also Japan
and Australasia will be produced.
The stunning car has already received outstanding reviews in the motoring press and on
top of that it looks set to become one of the largest selling cars ever produced in
Coventry, if the 35,000 advance enquiries received by Peugeot are anything to go by.
Coventrys Museum has a long tradition of displaying the very latest models
alongside its collections of cars, cycles and motorcycles. The new Peugeot will take pride
of place in the main foyer of the Museum.
Colin Lewis, Public Affairs Manager for Peugeot and also the companys
representative on the Museums joint Advisory board comments:
"We are particularly delighted to display our latest car in the Museum as it will
take pride of place alongside cars which represent Coventrys proud motoring
heritage. This will be a great opportunity for local people to get a first hand look at
The Museum is open 7 days a week from 10.00am until 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm) and
admission is free.