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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 13:22:31 GMT

Renault Etoile Filante Returns to Bonneville  -  Sports Car Digest
Meanwhile, to celebrate 60 years since the Renault Dauphine first went on sale in America, Renault Classic dispatched a Dauphine to the 2016 Bonneville Speed Week (13-19 August) where Nicolas Prost, driver for Renault e.dams in the FIA Formula E ...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:35:34 GMT
Renault returns to Bonneville with Etoile Filante and Dauphine  -  Classic Car News
Earlier this month, the Etoile Filante (Shooting Star in French) was back on the alkaline surface in Utah, and along with it the French automaker sent a Renault Dauphine, a car celebrating the 60th anniversary of its first sale in the American ...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:15:27 GMT

60-Year-Old Renault Dauphine Sets New Speed Record At Bonneville Salt Flats  -  NDTVAuto.com
Renault recently achieved a new speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a 60-year-old classic Dauphine. The car bagged the new speed record in the Classic Gas Coupe (CGC) category by reaching a top speed of 76.5 m/h (123 km/h). While this might ...
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:12:05 GMT

Renault celebrates Bonneville history and sets new record  -  Classic and Performance Car
Renault wasn't just celebrating this record, but also marking the 60th anniversary of the Dauphine's entry onto the market in the USA. To celebrate this, Renault prepared a Dauphine, which managed to hit 76.541mph on the morning of August 14, 2016.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:09:08 GMT

Renault goes back to Bonneville following six decades draught, comes out with speed record  -  INAUTONEWS
It was of course an experimental vehicle meant to push the boundaries of human knowledge by reaching new speed and engineering limits – but it was also a marketing stunt to increase popularity for the upcoming introduction of the Renault Dauphine in ...
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 12:05:02 GMT

Renault Returned to Bonneville to Celebrate An Old Speed Record, Sets New One  -  autoevolution
The French brand went there at the time to mark the launch of the beautiful Renault Dauphine in the United States of America. Back on September 5, 1956, the Renault Etoile Filante clocked up a speed of 308.9 km/h (192 mph) and established four new ...
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 08:42:30 GMT

Renault Etolie Filante And Dauphine Join Forces At Bonneville  -  Carscoops (blog)
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of its four world records at the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Renault Etoile Filante recently returned to Utah alongside a Renault Dauphine, also celebrating its 60th birthday. In 1956, the Etoile Filante ('shooting star ...
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:16:25 GMT

My first car - Dave Pegg: '1958 Renault cost me a tenner'  -  Telegraph.co.uk
What was your first car, and why did you buy it? It was a 1958 Renault Dauphine my father-in-law was selling for a tenner – that's why I bought it. A few years later I bought a Dinky model of the same car but that cost me £22.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 05:42:43 GMT

My First Car: Labour of love to restore Renault Dauphine's dignity  -  Ipswich Star
Clutching three £10 notes in my hand, I bought my very first car – a Renault Dauphine. A dirty black and rusting second-hander, it was so depressingly awful on the eye but I was confident I could help it regain its dignity to once more grace the roads ...
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:13:25 GMT

RENAULT DAUPHINE REVIEW  -  Classic Cars for Sale
Few classics are quite as charming as the little rear-engined Dauphine. Its cute looks and practicality endeared it to the masses, and a production line was even set up in Acton, London. It didn't stop there, with the little Dauphine being produced in ...