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The Renault standard - No. 17 2022
In this issue, we will encounter the oldest known Renault 4 (1961), photographed in a historic location. Renault 12 was built in Argentina up until 1994. In this issue, Renault 5 LS and 17 Gordini will be representing the 1970s. The Vel Satis stretch limousine prototype was built for the former President of France. Colorale Pick-Up dates much further back. It also features articles on the first kilometres driven by Renault 4CV after its production, a “stripped” Renault 9C, and “Renault Toys”.
The Renault standard - No. 16 2022
The wide range of products and models is highlighted in this edition with an overview of the extremely colourful Renault 4 Sixties, as well as a luxurious 1961 Ondine and the Alpine Mille Miles. Across the pond we have the GTA Convertible. The Renault 18 Turbo break is extremely desirable. Losange Magazine talks about the Renault 40, which never got beyond prototype stage. We also discuss the Renault 14L, the Fainéant truck and the 1181-4 tractor, and do a tour of Epoqu'auto.
The Renault standard - No. 15 2021
A broad selection of models from Renault’s rich history. The famous 4CV Pie and the same model assembled in Australia. Where can you still find a mint Renault 25 TS? It’s really something special to drive the first R20 Turbo 4x4 Paris-Dakar. Once upon a time Renaults and Alpines were constructed in Bulgaria. The unique story of a SAVIEM SB2 and one of the first Renault 16 TXs. We also learn all about Renault spark plugs and the SAVIEM E7 bus. And, last but not least, we literally follow in the footsteps of Louis Renault.
The Renault standard - No. 14 2021
So many unique Renaults on display. A sunny Renault 4 Jogging, a special Renault 12 Break Camargue, and the rare Renault 6 Sinpar 4x4. In the van category, we review the Renault 1,000 kg and the first generation Master. We also compare the Renault 9 with the American Alliance. A fascinating story about Dinalpin, the Mexican version of Alpine. And discover a journalist’s account of his experience on board the majestic Renault 40CV in the mid 1920s.
The Renault standard - No. 13 2021
Renault’s rich history is told through a wide range of models and products, such as 18 Turbo and the American version of Fuego. Renault 25 has an interesting origin story, as does the special cabriolet Frégate Ondine. Other stories include those of the Renault Carraro tractors, 4CVs driving through the snow, Renault 4 built by Alfa Romeo, and the long history of the brand’s first-ever plant in Billancourt.
The Renault standard - No. 12 2020
Renault’s wide range of models and products is highlighted in articles about Renault Concept 900, the 8 Gordini 1100 US, the R25 Limited Edition, the Safrane Biturbo, the Monaquatre Commerciale, the Espace II, the Estafette and the 1920 Chariot Porteur. In addition, an R4 brochure from 1965 and a report on the Normandy Beach Race.
The Renault standard - No. 11 2020
Robert Broyer designed several iconic Renault models, including R12 and R14. The 12, 18 and 21 versions represent the Renault estate across multiple generations. Plus, an overview of the first 4L, a tour of the Marius Berliet Foundation, the unveiling of a secret collection, and the never-before-seen Rodéo 4.
The Renault standard - No. 10 2020
The Renault cabriolet models are represented by an R4 Plein Air, 19 RSi and a comparison between Caravelle and Mégane CC. Plus, the history of Renault models with folding roofs. Renault Riffard, a 1948 4CV, Renault Rambler and an Austrian Renault 15 and 17 collection are also presented.
The Renault standard - No. 9 2020
Discover the unique story behind the emergence of the Renault logo on the very first Renault car. Plus, articles on Primaquatre Saprar, Renault H Project, a Juvaquatre 300 kg Service Van, and a test drive of an exceptional Renault 4CV 1063, as well as 19 Chamade 16S, Alpine A110 Vialle, Viva Grand Sport Coupé and the American three-door Alliance.
The Renault standard - No. 8 2019
5 generations of Renault Clio dating back 30 years. A special cover feature of Princess Grace of Monaco’s Renault Floride. Alpine M64 and Renault 5 Alpine Turbo show off their optimum racing performance. Plus, the design phase for the Renault Magnum, a test drive of the first Espace, a Colombian R9 GTS, the development of Renault 12 and the one-of-a-kind Celtastandard 1937.
The Renault standard - No. 7 2019
What do the first and last versions of Twingo have in common? The history of the turbo engine exemplified by Fuego Turbo and Renault 9. Plus, an interview with Jean Ragnotti and Jean-Pierre Jabouille, as well as articles on the shorter R4 Bertin, FASA R8 TS, the 50-year history of R12, R12 Break Sinpar 4x4, and the fully electric Renault 4 e-Plein Air.
The Renault standard - No. 6 2019
In this international edition, a Renault 16 assembled in Canada, an Italian 177 TS, and an interview with Mexican collector Alberto Gironella. Plus, a comparison between the Colorale and Alaskan pick-ups, a test drive of 20 TX, and articles on the Renault Type PR bus from 1927 and the discovery of the location from the ad campaign for the first R4. Finally, a tour of the Musée des Blindés in Saumur.
The Renault standard - No. 5 2019
Rural life as seen from Renault 3 and the D22 tractor. The extraordinary Renault 5150 train and the safety concept vehicle, the BRV (Basic Research Vehicle). Also featured are 12 Gordini, 5 GTL 1979 and 5 Baccara, Limousine 25 with its long wheelbase, and the AHS, AHN and AHR truck series.
The Renault standard - No. 4 2018
Take a journey to Brazil. The unique history of Ford Corcel based on Renault 12. Plus, articles on Dauphine and Gordini, Willys Interlagos (Alpine A108) and the first car that Emerson Fittipaldi drove to victory (R8). An interview with legendary driver Bird Clemente, and a test drive of all the Brazilian Renault models.
The Renault standard - No. 3 2018
A sneak peek into the event marking 100 years of Renault tractors. A test drive of Vivastella 1933 and Domaine 1957, a story about the restoration of a Renault 12 Société, driving the unique Alpine A106, and articles on a Renault 5 GTE and a 1938 AGC2 truck, exquisitely restored.
The Renault standard - No. 2 2018
Renault’s 120th anniversary was celebrated with an exhibition at Autoworld Brussels. The extraordinary history of the record-breaking Etoile Filante. A tour of Losange Passion 2018, and test drives of Renault 5 TL, Juvaquatre Coupé, Renault 8 1969 and the majestic R30 TX 1981. A look back in history with Renault Type B 1900.
The Renault standard - No. 1 2018
Renault’s American adventure comes to a close with Premier and Allure. As part of Renault’s 120th anniversary celebration, a tour of the Renault Classic collection and a look back at the centenary celebrations in 1998. Plus, the Renault 385 tractor, an R4190 bus (1949), Renault 21 RS, and a tour of Rétromobile and the classic car show in Reims.
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