Exhibitor: Doug Fernie
Engine: 1290cc, 4 cylinders
Gearbox: 4 speed, 3 synchro, column change. The prop shaft drives the rear wheels through a worm and wheel gear-set at the differential.
This model won the 1953 Redex Around Australia Trial (6500 miles), an event that kick started big time motorsport in Australia. Everywhere the cars went, the crowds came, over 100,000 people in Sydney. Ken Tubman and John Marshall won
This car competed in the 2008 Red Centre to Gold Coast Rally (7,200km) and Redex Rerun 10000 Km rally.
It was also used in a documentary for APIA “moments in time.”
Story from the Maitland Mercury in 2013:
An old beat-up Peugeot, Ken Tubman and Redex rally fame