The Renault Alliance was the result of an alliance between Renault and AMC, which was less of an alliance and more of a case of AMC borrowing a large sum of cash from Renault. In its day, the Alliance was the French version of the Honda Civic and lived on an Americanized Renault 9 chassis, but was assembled in Kenosha Wisconsin. The ragtop was ‘convertiblized’ by the American Sunroof Company, a custom builder regularly employed on oddball Detroit projects such as the ASC McLaren Grand Prix, Buick GNX, Chrysler Cordoba LS..etc. But, the most striking thing about today’s Alliance is how it managed to survive the last 35 years in such remarkable (and running!!) condition. Find this 1985 Renault Alliance Convertible offered for $4,500 or trade for Prius in Cedarburg, WI via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.
If you ask an automotive lovin’ kid today what he/she thinks about the Renault Alliance, they’ll probably tell you that Carlos Ghosn was framed, but Nissan should run as far away from the French automaker as possible..but if you ask an old seasoned car guy, he/she will regale you with stories of Franco-Merican build quality, MotorTrend’s […]
Collecting orphan oddball cars usually starts with honest intentions. Perhaps someone gives you a neglected classic and you mean to restore it and sell…but then you get 2 or 3 more…and the next thing you know is that you are the neighborhood cat lady for neglected French cars. Find this Collection of French cars offered […]
Two Renault Alliance listed in one week – heads are gonna roll, keyboards are going to be smashed, SOMEBODY has to answer to this. Whoa, calm down, this isn’t a slow boat to nowhere convertible version, this is the sweet GTA (Grand Theft AWESOME) version and is the best thing to be exported from France […]
The Renault Alliance was the result of an alliance between Renault and AMC, which was less of an alliance and more of a case of AMC borrowing a large sum of cash from Renault. Renault held a controlling interest in Franco-American Motors Company and introduced a rebadged version of the Renault 9 for the US […]