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Evolution of the species: 1970 Varela Andino GT

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After a few weeks we return to Argentina to find a very rare car: it was designed and built by Louis Varela and equipped with a Renault engine, transmission and suspension. Being a small producer, Varela appropriately decided that his … Continue reading

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7.5 seconds: 1981 Renault 5 Alpine Turbo

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Seeing a car – that I used to see along the streets when I was young – slowly becoming a classic, makes me somehow unconfortable but I presume that I can’t do anything to stop all of this so here … Continue reading

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30 years stored: 1974 Alpine A310

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Another survivor here: this is not Maserati but a “humble” Alpine 310 which, on the other side, looks in even better condition than the Mistral. The Alpine 310 built in 1974 (344 cars built that year) was equipped with a four … Continue reading

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Spider face: 1970 Renault R8 Gordini

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Spider not because it’s open, of course, but because the nose of this car always reminded us of the four eyes of the well known arachnid. This is not the first R8 Gordini we have spotted for sale in France where, of … Continue reading

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Winter sales: 1961 Renault 4CV Affaire

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The Renault 4CV is not much known in the classic car world, especially on the western side of the Atlantic, however we believe that’s a cute little car indeed, not less than many italian alternatives of that period. Indeed it … Continue reading

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Cheap and chic/2: 1964 Renault Caravelle

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Actually you can imagine that a project under 1K is a joke or, at least, a parts car or a rust bucket but this case seems pretty different.  It’s a 1964 Renault Caravelle which is said to be off the … Continue reading

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No excuses: 1955 Autobleu 4CV Coupé by Ghia

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This is probably the first time you see a car like this one for sale, and probably years will pass before you will see another one on the market. This is also the first time for us: we don’t like … Continue reading

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Factory slammed: 1956 Renault 4CV

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We have always liked the factory “lowrider” look of this car, not only for the height from the ground but also for its beautiful reverse channel wheels, usually painted in contrast with the rest of the car. It’s called Renault 4CV … Continue reading

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Never seen before: 1960 Alpine A108 Cabriolet (by Allemano?)

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We’re far to consider ourselves as classic cars experts but we’re neither the last of the bunch. However, we not only haven’t ever saw this car, but we didn’t ever know of its existence. It’s called Alpine Renault A108 Cabrio … Continue reading

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Type R1134: 1965 Renault R8 Gordini

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“Type R1134” was the designation given to this particular model, built by Renault and tuned by italian master tuner Amedeo Gordini. The basis was obviously the Renault R8 but the engine, after Gordini’s treatment, reached the remarkable power output of … Continue reading

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