YAK Car Pic of the Day
by Jim Corbran - posted 12:01 am, February 2, 2012
When the producers of Columbo were doing casting for their series of made-for-TV movies, it wasn’t just actors they were looking for, but a car for the frumpy Lt. Columbo to drive around in. I don’t think anyone will argue with their choice of this 1960 Peugeot 403 cabriolet. It’s frumpy, it’s dumpy, and it’s downright weird! And I doubt if: a) another one has ever been used on a U.S. television series regularly; b) one has ever been driven regularly by a member of any U.S. police department — real or fiction; and c) anyone has ever used the words “regular” and “Peugeot 403 cabriolet” in the same sentence before.
— Jim Corbran, You Auto Know