1978 Peugeot 604 SL PRV V6 from North America
Would loved to have owned the turbo diesel GTI
From sitting in storage 2-3 years, front suspension toe/camber issues required parts replacement. Got parts easily online and found Peugeot mechanic in LA competent to complete the job.
An excellent well-executed touring sedan. Spacious and extremely comfortable for front and rear passengers. A cavernous trunk! V-6 very tight & torquey, but slow. Gas mileage 12-14 city and not much better on highways.
Above all it's Pinifarina's minimalist modern design that looks better today than in 1978!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 24th January, 2007
7th Aug 2009, 14:43
Your 604 Peugeot has GM-made 3speed automatic transmission, so it is certain that her torque and fair engine power are largely spoiled by slip of automatic.
18th Aug 2011, 23:57
Your Peugeot 604 V6 has the tranny 1 one notch down from the turbo 350.. that was used in low powered Novas of that era... high stall convertor. Put a 3.08 pump in from a TD automatic, and disconnect the linkage for the secondary carburetor, and you will get about 22 on the highway.