The Renault Type EF was a luxurious and prestigious car that characterised the end of the Belle Epoque.
Before the War, Renault was an industry leader
The model boasted a unique style with its distinctive bonnet, elongated to house an increasingly powerful engine, and its carefully crafted coachwork. Equipped with a constant-level carburettor, the Renault Type EF also featured a high-tension magneto ignition with rotating armature, a gearbox with four forward gears, as well as shock absorbers on the underslung chassis.
Renault: France’s leading carmaker
In the lead up to the First World War, Renault was turning out 700 vehicles each month, or 10% of national production, making it France’s leading carmaker.