1989 Peugeot 205

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1989
  • Mileage 
    27 815 mi / 44 764 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    VF320CB6223335307
  • Engine number 
    1CT62053095
  • Lot number 
    403
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

27,815 miles from new and in simply exceptional conditionFinished in silver this is a superb example of the 113bhp, 1.6-litre facelift carUK-supplied.First registered on 13/09/1989. Original order form and bill of sale presentA comprehensive history with 22MOTs warranting the mileage of 27,815 milesNine recorded servicesbetween 1,192 miles and 27,810 milesLightly refreshed in February 2013 (3,711). Most recent service was in October 2019Supplied with its original service book, supporting invoices andMOT(30/08/2020)In many people's eyes, the Peugeot 205 was the definitive Eighties hatchback and the most perfect, practical design for a small car ever. Launched in 1983, it was a brilliant rival to the Renault 5 and the Ford Fiesta with its wheelateach corner' design andweighing only875kg. No wonder it won What Cars magazineCar of the Yearin 1983 and was declared Car of the Decadeby CAR Magazine in 1990. The1.6-litreGTi was blessed with brilliant handling and a revvy and eager 105bhp engine, and even today is the benchmark by which modern performance hatchbacks are judged.Supplied new by Grove of Rugby and first registered on 13/09/1989, this 1.6GTi is in exceptional condition having only covered 27,815 miles from new with a comprehensive service history.The first service was at 1,192 miles in 1989 and a further eight are recorded, with supporting invoices in the file. The original service book shows eight stamps in total and has been diligently stamped up to 31/10/2019 and in addition, there are 22 MOT certificates present from 1992 till 2019, supporting the indicated mileage.We understand that between 2009 and 2013 the car was in dry storage and prior to being returned to the road was prepared byPeugeotSpecialists Limited in October 2012 when 1,109 was spent, which included the timing kit, inlet manifold gasket, starter motor, battery, water pump, alternator belt, reversing light switch, hand brake cable, brake shoes, wheel cylinder, stainless steel inner wing pipe,Peugeotoil filter, sump gasket, engine oil and brake fluid. In February 2013 a further 3,711 was spent including paint and details of this are in the file with a photographic record and are duplicatedon the accompanying USB.The most recent service was carried out in October 2019 and the MOT is valid until 30th August 2020. The car is supplied with a bulging history file which in addition to the service records, contains 22 MOT certificates, sheaves of invoices, USB pen drive stick, spare key on its original supplying dealer key fob, original order form and Grove Peugeot invoice.Low mileage 205 GTis are hard to come by, as most have now been modified, making this an extra special opportunity for the next owner.