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Renault 15 Coupé (1971-1980)

February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Granted, not the best looking car here on the site, but still, a piece of motoring history and therefore perhaps interesting to somebody. This Renault 15, funny nose and all, is actually very much the Renault 12 as a coupé version, but who’s complaining? The car is funnily ugly in my eyes, but somehow I […]

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Tags: Renault · Ugly cars

Renault Rodeo

February 11th, 2009 · 14 Comments

The Renault Rodeo was like the  and the Citroen Mehari a small, light and practical front-wheel drive go anywhere car. This one is the 3rd generation of the Rodeo. The first generation was called the Renault Rodeo 4 and was based on the Renault 4 ( 4L) commercial van.  The second generation (Rodeo 6) was […]

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Tags: Cabriolet/Convertible · Renault · Stupid cars · Ugly cars

Renault Alpine GTA (1986-91)

September 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Now this car is easy to just walk past on a parking lot, without giving it a second glance. Luckily, my eye fell on the headlights. Hang on, this is no old Mazda! It is the nice Alpine GTA! I remember these cars from back when I was a kid, and we would go on […]

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Tags: Alpine · Renault

Renault Estafette 1000 (1958-1980)

July 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

On the highway, I spot this nice surfer’s van. It is an old Estafette, in quite good condition really. Unfortunately the pictures aren’t that great. Oh well, strangely enough I don’t see these little work horses that often, so enjoy! I like the detailing on this van, way better that the builders vans of nowadays. […]

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Tags: Nice cars · Renault

Renault Dauphine Gordini (1956-1967)

June 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Aah… what a lovely car to see driving around on the highway! The Renault Dauphine is quite the looker, but the Gordini version is even nicer. As fast as an aging turtle, unfortunately, but hey, looks are nice too… The photos aren’t the best in the world, and here and there you can spot some […]

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Tags: Nice cars · Oldies · Renault