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1973 Renault R16- Rally for The Lane

Drive this car in the Rally for The Lane!

renault r16 rally

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

Learn more about this year’s Rally for The Lane
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions
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Specifications for the 1973 Renault R16: 

Read through these items to learn a little more about what it’s like to drive this car.

Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

Description 4-door hatchback  
Speed Small, 66hp 4-cylinder in a large car; not quick at all Rating= 3
Brakes Front disc, rear drum: stops better than it goes Rating= 7
Handling Soft, comfortable suspension Rating= 4
Transmission 4 speed manual, column shift, easy  to use Rating= 7 
Visibility Excellent  
Safety Safety belts for front seats only  
Passengers  2 (4 is possible, but slows the car down)  
Climate Control Heater works, no a/c   
Quirks Column shifter (easy to use)  
Driver Position Left hand  
Overall Rating  5 out of 10  


Are you ready to reserve this car?

Return to the main Rally for The Lane event page for more information and registration links.

Need assistance?

Any questions or problems- please click here to email or call (615) 742-7445.


Thank you for your support of Lane Motor Museum!