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VIDEO: Gorgeous Peugeot 205 GTi overtakes on wrong side, then crashes.

Fans of French clutter, look away now. What you’re going to see now may cause emotional distress. Yes, after this accident on Sunday, there’s one less 205 GTi on the road. Sad times indeed.

For my none-European, none-car-nerd readers, let me explain something. The 205 GTi is a legendary car for many reasons, not all of them good:

  • Incredibly responsive handling
  • Great power to weight ratio from its peppy 8-valve motor
  • Snappy lift-off oversteer from its unforgiving torsion-beam rear axle

And what happens in the video below is more to do with the latter point than the first two…

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