A surprising HTTP 404 error message

The HTTP protocol defines several error messages which can be returned by a server in response to a client request. Some webmasters have tuned their servers to generate special error messages under specific conditions. The French car manufacturer Peugeot has gone one step further by returning an image of their historial Peugeot 404 car when you request an invalid URL such as https://www.peugeot.fr/cnp3

The Peugeot 404 error message

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Written on May 31, 2019