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Old 08-19-2011, 04:07 AM   #317 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aporigine View Post
<edit> Wasn't it based on the smaller 205?
The 309 was based on the 205, or rather used the doors and centre section and suspension / steering.

It has an odd number (not ending '05') because it was not intended to be a Peugeot at all but a talbot - successor to the Horizon (also known as the Dodge Omni) when PSA bought Talbot from Chrysler for $1. PSA instead decided to just drop the Talbot name.

The 405 shared its underpinnings with the BX as has been tapped, but had conventional suspension instead of the Hydro setup of the Citroen.

None of this is relevant to this car though...
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