Oldtimer gallery. Cars. Peugeot 402.
Peugeot 402, 402B, 402L (Lègére),
402DS, DK5J, D5A
Years of production: 1935-1937-1941
Overall production: 79862 (402) +
24745 (402L, since 1937) +
approximately 200 (402DS)
by another source: 15500 (402 sedan, 1935-1938),
7936 (402 Eclipse, 1936-1939), 10000 (402B, 1938-1941).
14500 (DK5J/D5A - 402B based 1,4-ton commercials, IX 1939 - VI 1941)
Body types: 4-door sports saloon, 5/6-seater saloon, 6/8-seater family saloon, commercial saloon,
2-door coupe, 2-door cabriolet, 4-door cabriolet, roadster, roadster-coupe, Variante Eclipse with
hard-top disappearing to the rear part of body, 1,4-ton DK5J/D5A commercial.
Engine (pre-1939): watercooled 55hp/4000rpm straight 4-cyl. 4-stroke OHV, 1991cm3
Bore/Stroke: 83/92 mm
Engine (since 1938): watercooled
60hp/4000rpm straight 4-cyl.
4-stroke OHV, 2142cm3
Bore/Stroke: 83/99 mm
Engine (DK5J/D5A): Peugeot THU2,
watercooled 45hp/?rpm straight
4-cyl. 4-stroke OHV, 2142cm3
Bore/Stroke: 83/99 mm
402 (1935-1938): length: 485cm, width:
164cm, height: 160cm, wheelbase: 315cm
402 Eclipse (1936-1939): length: 500cm,
width: 166cm, height: 157cm,
402B (1938-1941): length: 485cm,
width: 164cm, height: 154cm, wheelbase: 315cm
DK5J/D5A (IX 1939 - VI 1941): length: 5130mm, width: 1850mm, height: 2270mm, wheelbase: 3385mm
Front wheel track: 1318mm,
independent suspension with
transversal leaf spring
(since 1938 - 135cm)
Rear track: 1353mm, cantilever
suspension (since 1938 - 1383mm)
length: ?mm, width: ?mm, height: ?mm, wheelbase: 2883mm
402L and 402DS were light versions, combination of Peugeot 302 body and 402 engine, 402DL only with 1991cc engine to
be in under 2 Litre sport class.
Compression ratio: 8,4 : 1 (402DS)
Carburettor type: ?
3-speed, with overdrive by special order
12 Volt electrics
Weight: 1265kg (402 sedan, 1935-1938), 1419kg (402 Eclipse, 1936-1939), 1690kg (DK5J/D5A)
110 km/h (since 1938 - 125 km/h)
Tyres: 15x50 inches (DK5J/D5A, dual on
Fuel tank capacity: ? L
Fuel consumption: ? L/100km
In 1937/38 402 was modified to 402B, with larger engine, humpback luggage compartment and slightly different grille.
Sources of photos:
Heinz Luder (Büren zum Hof,
Switzerland), owner of this duo-tone
1937/38 Peugeot 402B,
"A-Z of Cars of the 1930s" by M.Sedgwick & M.Gillies,
Patrick Castelli (Italy),
Jan Szatan, Poland, (this is link to his interesting site),
Hemmings Motor News,
Yannick Philipp Schwarz (Kassel,
Germany). This old black & white photo of pre-1938 Peugeot 402 is
from family album.
Pennsylvania Motor Sport
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Last updated 18 XI 2004. Andrei Bogomolov. Contact Information.