Find out as Mark Pedder’s talks about his new Peugeot


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International Rally of Queensland, 2015
International Rally of Queensland, 2015

One of the absolute crowd favourites at the International Rally of Queensland was Mark Pedder’s Peugeot 208 Maxi. A new car to Australia in a class that returns 4WD to Australian rally for a new age of car.

It was a successful outing for the Peugeot – taking the 4WD win in its only its second rally (its first was truncated by some mechanical issues). Pedder has, in the past rallied Mitsubishi Evo and a Honda Jazz and as a result, he has experience of both the 2WD and front wheel drive in his recent and top line rally career.

As we find out in this interview he rates this car as one of the best he has driven, though it has a way to go in its development and reliability in this country.

But what it does, is bring a new affordable rally solution to the country – one of the key facts is that it uses a lot of common parts and as Mark explains in the interview, no matter if you want to run a Peugeot, Ford or any other car, they use common parts. This controls the cost and brings an important element back to Australian rallying – a common marketplace. This is important as parts become easier to come by and price is controlled.

Needless to say, he enjoyed IROQ and is looking forward to the future with the car -and will be running up against his brother – Scott Pedder in WRC Rally Australia in the WRC2 category – so it will be exciting to see how this Maxi Peugeot goes when up against a WRC2 Ford Fiesta…

Learn about the car, and Mark’s rally in the interview below…

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International Rally of Queensland, 2015
International Rally of Queensland, 2015

By Sam Tickell, June 2015

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