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Reliant Ant TW9- 1975

Reliant Ant TW9- 1975

The Ant was initially designed for export to Greece and other Mediterranean and middle east countries. Due to its versatility, it also found an English market.

  • Country of Origin: England
  • RELIANT, Mebea (Greece) and BTB Engineering
Reliant Regal 3-30- 1971

Reliant Regal 3-30- 1971

Reliant Engineering Ltd. was established in 1935 to make 3-wheeled delivery vans powered by Austin Seven engines. In 1953 they brought out their first passenger car--the Regal.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Reliant Motor Co. Ltd.
Reliant Regal MKII Convertible- 1957

Reliant Regal MKII Convertible- 1957

In 1953, Reliant Engineering Co. brought out their first passenger car–the Regal. Reliant chose this name in recognition of the Coronation of Elizabeth II, also in that year.

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • Reliant Motor Co. Ltd.
Renault 4 TL- 1975

Renault 4 TL- 1975

In 1962, the Renault 4CV was replaced by another back-to-basic car, the Renault 4. It was no secret that the “r4" was aimed at giving the Citroën 2CV some competition. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Renault 4CV- 1960

Renault 4CV- 1960

In 1898, Alfred Renault, choosing not to go into the family button business, built a small car in a workshop in the garden of his family’s home. The “Type A” was shown at the 1899 Paris Salon. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Renault 5 Turbo 2- 1985

Renault 5 Turbo 2- 1985

In 1972, Renault brought out a 3-door hatchback called the 5. By the time the original 5 was replaced in 1984, nearly 5.5 million had been made.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Renault Alpine 310- 1985

Renault Alpine 310- 1985

The 4 cylinder Renault Alpine 310 was launched in 1972. Some consider the Alpine one of France’s best kept secrets–it was a more practical and cheaper alternative to a Porsche 911. The v6 engine, introduced in 1976, allowed the a310 to rival the best sports cars in Europe.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Renault Dauphine Henney- 1959

Renault Dauphine Henney- 1959

In 1956, Renault announced the Dauphine, a 4CV development. The mechanics are similar to those of the 4CV, but the body is a 3-box type. It has a welded stress-carrying center section to which the front and rear assemblies are bolted. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Renault Dauphine- 1962

Renault Dauphine- 1962

In 1956, Renault came out with a new model called the Dauphine. It was essentially an updated 4CV with a larger body and more power.

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
Rene Bonnet CBR-1- 1965

Rene Bonnet CBR-1- 1965

Deutsch-Bonnet was a partnership between Charles Deutsch and Rene Bonnet that began in 1938 to build race cars. D-B cars were very successful on the racing circuit and dominated the world’s race tracks through the 1950s and early 1960s. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Rene Bonnet
Rolux VB60- 1948

Rolux VB60- 1948

This company began in 1938 under the name New-Map and was better known for manufacturing motorcycles. While the microcar was somewhat of a novelty, it quickly found favor in the harsh post-war period. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Les Equipements Electriques K.V.
Rover 2000TC- 1969

Rover 2000TC- 1969

Rover announced one of its most radical production designs in 1963, the Rover 2000. The Rover 2000 had futuristic looks, using an innovative unitary bodyshell which then had unstressed body panels bolted onto it. 

  • Country of Origin: Great Britain
  • The Rover Co. Ltd.
Rovin D4- 1953

Rovin D4- 1953

Robert and Raul de Rovin began building cyclecars and motorcycles in the 1920s. After World War II ended, the French government encouraged the development of economy cars to get the nation moving again after the devastation of war. 

  • Country of Origin: France
  • Robert de Rovin

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