• Good resolution for 2017: Announce your events on Renault Classic!

    Good resolution for 2017: Announce your events on Renault Classic!

    January 4th 2017

    More than 300 clubs and around 2550 collectors are on Renault Classic website to share their passion. Sign in now: https://en.renaultclassic.com/connexion/

    Enjoy our community! 

    Create your own events and share them with more than 300 clubs Specify the date and the place of the event; Introduce briefly the event; Add some…
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  • Speed Legends – The Renault Dauphine story

    Speed Legends – The Renault Dauphine story

    November 28th 2016

    In the early 1950s, Renault carried out a market study which showed the need for a four-seater, capable of 115 kph and running on no more than seven litres per 100 km. In short, a car capable of completing the Renault range, filling the gap between the small 4CV and the more luxurious Frégate. As there were no plans to stop production of…

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  • Speed Legends-The saga of the Renault Etoile Filante

    Speed Legends-The saga of the Renault Etoile Filante

    November 14th 2016
    BEGINNINGS AND STUDIES

    Why a turbine-powered car?

    In the 1950s, car manufacturers believed that the 4-stroke engine
    had achieved such a level of perfection that it could no longer be improved upon in a significant manner. On the other hand, turbines were already used in aviation, and offered the automotive sector plenty of…

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  • Speed Legends – The "Nervasport des records"

    Speed Legends – The “Nervasport des records”

    October 28th 2016

    For Renault, the launch of the Nervasport was a strategic commercial offensive. Lauded for its comfort, road-holding, safety and relatively affordable price, the car was a true replica of models coming from the United States.

    The press praised its attributes during long-distance testing but Louis Renault wanted…

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  • Speed Legends – The 40CV of Records

    Speed Legends – The 40CV of Records

    October 17th 2016

    The opening of the Montlhéry race track on 12 October 1924, opened up new possibilities to French manufacturers, who were then able to attack the records set at Brooklands (Great Britain), Indianapolis (United States) and Monza (Italy) more easily.

    Louis Renault gave Robert Plessier, who, at that time, worked in the special testing…

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  • Renault Classic launches its great “Instant Gagnant: Salon Epoqu’auto” competition

    Renault Classic launches its great “Instant Gagnant: Salon Epoqu’auto” competition

    October 3rd 2016

    Try to win two tickets to participate to the Epoqu'Auto Show that will be held on 4, 5 and 6 November 2016 in Lyon!

    Epoqu'Auto Show is organized since 1979 by members of the "Club des Amateurs d'Automobiles Anciennes", with over 55 000 visitors in 2015.
    This 38th edition will be in line with the previous ones. You will have the…

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  • Renault rarities: Get to know Siete, Encore, Rambler

    Renault rarities: Get to know Siete, Encore, Rambler

    August 19th 2016
    In more than 110 years of history, Renault has produced models of international renown, including the Dauphine, Renault 4 and Mégane. Over the years, vehicles have been redesigned to match the special characteristics of world markets. New models have been created by adapting names, signing partnerships and restyling bodies. Following is a…
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  • 60 years on, the Etoile Filante and the Dauphine tread American soil again

    60 years on, the Etoile Filante and the Dauphine tread American soil again

    August 17th 2016
    Happy birthday !

    1956 - 2016: The Etoile Filante has returned to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA, where, six decades ago, in August 1956, it famously clocked up a speed of 308.9kph to establish four new world records, two of which stand to this day.

    Meanwhile, to celebrate the American career of the Dauphine, which is also…

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