Peugeot 404

Peugeot 404 (1960-1975)

The Peugeot 404 came out in May 1960. Like its predecessor the 404 was designed by Pininfarina. Its angular styling was similar to that of the BMC A55 and Fiat 1800.

In all, Peugeot manufactured 2,779,926 404s. It was available in a number of body styles, including a coupé, cabriolet, break (station wagon), familiale (7-seater) and numerous commercial vehicle versions.

Production lasted until 1975 in Europe. It continued to be produced in Kenya until 1991!


1961 Peugeot 404

Specification 1971 Peugeot 404 76 hp
Engine 1618 cc 4-cylinder
Power 72 hp @5400 rpm
Transmission 4 speed manual
Chassis Unitary
Suspension Independent front, rigid rear
Brakes Disc brakes front, drum brakes rear
Top speed 148
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 17,8 sec
Dimensions LxWxH 4,45×1,62×1,45 m