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Peugeot 604 SL, 4 x 2, 12V (Front view, left side)

 
 

Front view, left side

Picture courtesy of Danish Army Material Command

 

Danish Army Specific: The Peugeot 604 was acquired in 1977 for use by higher-ranking officers (normally generals of a division, etc.). Later superseded by the Peugeot 605.
Historical
: The 604 was shown for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show in 1975, even though it was not yet completely finalised. Sales started in September same year.
The first engine was a joint development between Peugeot, Renault and Volvo. After lengthy research, the motor ended up as a V6 with an initial capacity of 2664 cm3.
In 1978 the ZM114 engine with Weber carburettor and 122 hp was introduced, and the model was modified in various ways.
A 2.3 liter turbo charged diesel engine was introduced in February 1979.
In 1984 a new 2.8 liter petrol engine and a 2.5 liter turbo charged diesel engine was introduced.
The 604 shared many common parts with the
504.
When production ceased in November 1985 nearly 153 000 vehicles had been produced.
Length: 4.72 m (184 inches).
Width: 1.77 m (69 inches).
Height: 1.43 m (56 inches).
Weight: 1.950 kg (4.290 lb.).
Engine
: Own V6-cylinder, type ZM 112, 2.664 cm3 (162 cubic inches), carburettor, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 136 at 5.750 rpm.
Transmission: 3-speed automatic.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 12 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic, vacuum assisted.
Tyres: 190/65 - HR390.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 70 liter (15 gallons).
Range: 275 km (172 miles).
Crew: 1 + 4.
Additional: Both delivered in olive drab and civilian colours. Servo assisted steering. Acquisition price was around 80.000 DKr. Later delivered as type 604A6 with a type 154A (ZNJK) engine, and other minor changes.


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