Hammond's icons: Peugeot 205 GTi
Fast, fun and fearsome - the Peugeot 205 GTi is a reminder of all that was good about the Eighties. And we want one
Posted: 19 Jul 2012
There are more clichés associated with this car than probably any other I’ve mentioned here before. And I shall try to avoid them all.
If there follows any nods toward Maggie, dodgy bands, greed is good, red braces or any other Eighties nonsense, I ask that somebody kick me in the face please. Because this page is all about legends, the cars that really stand out for what they are, what they could do, what they do to your soul. Or your trousers.
Words: Richard Hammond
Photography: Justin Leighton
This article originally appeared in the July 2012 edition of Top Gear magazine