The Goodwood Festival of Speed is one of the world’s largest motoring events – showcasing the best of automotive design past and present, from supercars to steam engines.
Peugeot’s stand for 2015 was every bit as exhilarating as it was last year, representing the great involvement of product development with the expertise of Peugeot Sport in road and racing products.
This year there was even more innovation and displays of expert engineering on the Peugeot stand, including the world premiere reveal of the eagerly-anticipated New 308 GTi by Peugeot Sport, which will be available from Autumn 2015. Other production vehicles on display were the 108 TOP! Roland Garros featuring our fuel-efficient PureTech three cylinder engine, the Peugeot 208 GT Line, and the Peugeot 308 GT.
Having made its debut earlier this year, at the Shanghai motor show, the Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Concept was also be on display, showcasing the very latest in hybrid technology.
And last, but not least, in celebration of all things Peugeot Sport, the Peugeot stand boasted several rally cars and limited edition models including the Peugeot 2008 DKR, the Peugeot 205 T16 rally car, the Peugeot 208 WRX, the Peugeot 309 GTi Goodwood Limited Edition, and the iconic Peugeot 404 endurance car.
There aren’t many motoring events that bring together as diverse an audience as the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Every year thousands of people - from motoring enthusiasts and collectors to motor sport legends and manufacturers, gather at the illustrious event to celebrate the very best in automotive design and technology.
It brings together collections of vintage vehicles and the latest Formula One cars as well as state-of-the art supercars, steam-powered engines and much more.
Held on the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, the first Goodwood Festival of Speed was held in 1993.
When was the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015?
The four-day event ran from 25th June to 28th June 2015, starting with the Moving Motor Show and the world famous Goodwood Hillclimb.
Where is the Goodwood Festival of Speed?
The Festival of Speed is held at Goodwood House, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PX.
What was the theme for 2015?
This year’s festival saw Valentino Rossi, Sterling Moss and Jackie Stewart making guest appearances, whilst the theme was “Flat out and Fearless: Racing on the Edge”. Formula One racing teams also made an appearance, as well as NASCAR stars Richard Petty and Kerry Earnhart. Bradley Wiggins and Chris Ingram made an appearance over the weekend as well.
Peugeot at Goodwood 2014
Last year’s event celebrated the theme ‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motor Sport,’ with a cavalcade of motor sport superstars wowing a capacity crowd.
Nine-time World Rally Championship winner Sébastien Loeb took the wheel of the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak car, attempting the Goodwood Hillclimb, whilst Formula One world champion Emerson Fittipaldi took the wheel of one of his race-winning M23s, in recognition of the 40 year anniversary of his 1974 Formula One World Championship title win.
Last year's event took place from 26th-29th June 2014, and Peugeot displayed a spectacular line-up, including the latest production models - 108, 208 GTi 30th Special Edition, 2008 and 308 - plus another thrill ride - the Peugeot Gravity Drop - and our stunning concept cars.
Most exciting of all, it included an appearance of our 208 T16 Pikes Peak car, which was driven by Sébastien Loeb looking to beat another Goodwood Hillclimb record.