Clapped Out Renault Alliance Convertible

We’re not sure what happened here, but we’re glad this didn’t start life as the relatively desirable GTA version of this car. What we have here is a basic four cylinder, automatic Alliance painted in some sort of bass boat paint and equipped with a cheesy hood and a “racing edition” badge.  Ugh. The seller … Continue reading Clapped Out Renault Alliance Convertible

1988 Renault Medallion: French, Manual Wagon!

Here’s a car that checks almost all of the boxes. 1) It’s French, which guarantees obscurity in the US.  Even better, the car and the engine are products of long-forgotten alliances. 2) It’s a wagon 3) It features a clutch pedal What’s missing?  We say it’d be perfect with all-wheel drive and painted brown.  Still, … Continue reading 1988 Renault Medallion: French, Manual Wagon!

RHD, Manual Renault Avantime

The Avantime was a strange MPV sold by Renault, but engineered and manufactured by Matra.  It is sometimes known as the vehicle that killed Matra.  Continue on to find out more! No, this car isn’t in the US – it is in the UK, which was originally blessed with new Avantimes.  Sadly, Nissan never rebadged … Continue reading RHD, Manual Renault Avantime