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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:39:22 GMT

Pre-War stars head to Bonhams' London to Brighton sale  -  Classic and Performance Car
Preparing for one of the closing auctions of the 2016 calendar, Bonhams has announced that a rare 1904 Renault Type N-B will be leading the procession of Veteran cars at the annual London to Brighton Run Sale in London, on 4 November. With over 250 ...
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:09:35 GMT

Landmark trip for landmark birthday: Luxembourg's La Petite sets France in its sights  -  Luxemburger Wort - English Edition
He and wife Marie-Xavier will leave Luxembourg on April 1 in his iconic Renault 4CV, dubbed “La Petite”, for a memorable seven-week trip tracing the outline of mainland France. “I am most looking forward to the mountain passes in the Pyrenees and the ...
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19:24:31 GMT
The Convoluted Destiny of French Cars in the United States  -  autoevolution
Renault arrived in North America in the latter half of the 1940s with the rear-engined 4CV. Ferdinand Porsche worked on this little runaround when he was imprisoned in France. It's no wonder that the Renault 4CV is similar in concept to the Volkswagen ...
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 06:30:12 GMT

Classic Automobile Collection Discovered in Denmark in an Incredible Barn Find  -  The Auto Channel (blog)
The owner of this amazing discovery, Anker Krarup, calmly maintains that his collection is a consequence of pure coincidence; it began very simply when he decided to upgrade from a bicycle to an automobile in 1968. He chose the Renault 4CV because he ...
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:57:42 GMT

Gallery: the cars of Alpine  -  Top Gear
Alpine's founder Jean Rédélé was a Renault dealer. He moved into motorsports in 1950, campaigning a highly modified then-new Renault 4CV in rallies aplenty. He was not unsuccessful, but decided that what the 4CV (pictured) needed to make it faster ...
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:55:35 GMT

Renault Alpine 60th anniversary celebrations in Dieppe: a record-breaking get-together  -  3D Car Shows
After a trial run at the Rallye Monte-Carlo in 1950, he triumphed in the inaugural Rallye de Dieppe behind the wheel of the new 4CV, defeating a plethora of significantly more powerful rivals! This nationally-acclaimed victory convinced Renault to ...
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:39:32 GMT

Lot Watch: Renault 4CV Barchetta  -  Telegraph.co.uk
The Renault factory had a rough war. Being bombed is bad enough, but being bombed repeatedly by your own side is quite a test. Louis Renault, who founded the French automotive giant with his two brothers, is indisputably one of the true pioneers of the ...
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:18:45 GMT

RENAULT ALPINE GTA REVIEW  -  Classic Cars for Sale
The Alpine legacy dates back to 1955, when French garage owner Jean Rédélé started to produce his own sports cars based on the rearengined Renault 4CV. Evolving through the iconic A110 rally machine and the A310, the GTA was of the same ...
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:06:34 GMT

Renault 4CV 1946–1961  -  Klassiker
Historien hade inletts 15 år tidigare när 4CV presenterades på bilsalongen i Paris 1946. Då var den en sensation, en toppmodern konstruktion och trots det lilla formatet en riktig bil – som dessutom bröt med allt som Renault dittills tillverkat. Nya ...
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 19:56:28 GMT

French faceoff: 1950 Renault 4CV versus 1984 Renault R5 Turbo 2: Bring a Trailer features two very different Renault ...  -  AutoWeek
Vintage French cars are sometimes considered forbidden fruit by American enthusiasts. Nationalistic sentiment aside, replacement parts for the quirky vehicles can be tough to come by in the States. Aftermarket support is also scarce—good luck getting ...