When World War II ended, the 202 model was restarted in production and went to 1949. the 2013 replaced it that year and was a popular car. Then came the 403 which was soon the mainstay of the range, all of two models.
Data source: Freyssenet.com
202: A small family car first entering production in 1938. It was a fine looking car for its time, with very aerodynamic styling. Just over 100,000 were made in total.
203: Although replacing the 202 it was a medium sized car, with 4 door, wagon, cabriolet and coupe models made. It was very popular in France and enjoyed some export success. Production ended in early 1961.
403: This was a large car with with classic a look was a also a commercial success. It was the first Peugeot model to exceed one million units. Styling was by Pininfarina, the Italian design firm.
Summary: This was a period of limited materials and a continent getting back on its feet after the battering it took during the war. What was apparent was the steady growth of production as things began to normalise.
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