CC Outtake: Custom Peugeot 404 – Pininfarina Would Spin In His Grave

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Peugeotphile Dawid Botha sent me shots of this customized 404, from the Caribbean Island of Guadalupe. Breathtaking! It’s something I might expect to meet in a dream after reading too many Brougham CCs before bed. And I’ve saved the best for last, as the back end has received even more lavish attention than the front.

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Those high-mounted taillights on the C Pillar are lifted straight from a Citroen DS. But the primary taillights are also very different from the originals, and obviously borrowed from a donor mobile, whose name I cannot quite pin down at this late hour. But one of you will. They sure look familiar. Lancia?

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