The Renault R10 was a small French family sedan that offered a surprisingly Beetle-like architecture with a small 1100cc engine riding out behind the rear swing-axle. The R8/10 family was allegedly one of the first 4-door family cars to offer 4-wheel disc brakes but that won’t impress the average person because they won’t have any idea what this thing is, but French car lovers will know. Find this 1970 Renault R10 offered for $6000 in Virden, NM via craigslist.
The Renault R10 was a small French family sedan that offered a surprisingly Beetle-like architecture (1100cc rear-engine riding on a swing-axle). But today’s example has been electrified…and apparently the electrification work was done way back in the 1960s when gas was cheap and nobody knew who Elon Musk was. It was a simple time. Find this 1968 Mars II offered for $5500 in Junction City, OR via craigslist. Tip from Evan.
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 […]
4-Nov-2013: The Renault R10 was a small boxy-styled 4-door sedan from the Frenchmen in the small town of Flins and Aubergenville, 40km outside of Paris, France. The R8/10 family was allegedly one of the first 4-door family cars to offer 4-wheel disc brakes and its rear-engine rear-drive setup is unique for the number of doors..but […]