He is a racecar driver, driving a drag racer called The Turbo Terrific. Peter had a crush on Penelope Pitstop, and often stopped to help her; he sometimes calls her "Pretty Penny". Penelope returned Peter's affections, and in "Dash to Delaware" they nearly end up married. He always stops to say hello to Penelope. He later has two children by her, Parker and Piper.
Sometimes Peter Perfect demonstrated an unusual elasticity ability, although this seemed to be just a gag. Despite numerous mechanical mishaps and other incidents, Peter always keeps a cheerful demeanor and lives up to his image as the perfect gentleman. He's been shown as being unnaturally strong and is able to lift boulders and even the Double Zero car one-handed.