Daily demonstrations at 11am, free with admission!

Renault R16- 1973

1973 Renault R16

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!

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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

Description4-door hatchback 
SpeedSmall, 66hp 4-cylinder in a large car; not quick at allRating= 3
BrakesFront disc, rear drum: stops better than it goesRating= 7
HandlingSoft, comfortable suspensionRating= 4
Transmission4 speed manual, column shift, easy  to useRating= 7 
SafetySafety belts for front seats only 
Passengers 2 (4 is possible, but slows the car down) 
Climate ControlHeater works, no a/c  
QuirksColumn shifter (easy to use) 
Driver PositionLeft hand 
Overall Rating 5 out of 10