Peugeot introduces the 1967 240BD

By Jonathan Spira on 23 November 2009
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In 1967, Peugeot introduced the world’s first compact, high-speed diesel car, the Peugeot 240BD. 1959 peugeotIts 1.3L XL4D engine produced 46 horsepower (34 kW) at 5,000 rpm.