This week in Rootes History - May 2005

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This week in Rootes History - May 2005

Postby ImpBarn » Fri May 21, 2010 10:27 pm

In May of 2005 the Paykan (Persian for Arrow), which is a car based on the Sunbeam Arrow, ceased a long production run in the country of Iran. The venture started in 1966 when Iran began producing cars based on the Hillman Hunter line with kits from Britain, resulting in the hugely popular Paykan. Full local production began in 1985, which started an incredible run for this line of cars.
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Re: This week in Rootes History - May 2005

Postby ImpBarn » Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:49 am

http://gilmez.com/story/peykan-photos

The photographic story of the Peykan.
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Re: This week in Rootes History - May 2005

Postby ImpBarn » Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:35 pm

The love of the Hillman Hunter-based Peykan continues in Iran. My good friend from over there sent me this article to share with the club.

http://autoweek.com/article/car-life/irans-arrow-dont-miss-documentary-about-irans-beloved-hillman-hunters
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