• Short Summary

    RENAULT, THE FAMOUS FRENCH CAR MANUFACTURING FIRM, IS TO INTRODUCE THREE NEW MODELS ON TO THE MARKET.

  • Description

    RENAULT, THE FAMOUS FRENCH CAR MANUFACTURING FIRM, IS TO INTRODUCE THREE NEW MODELS ON TO THE MARKET. THEY ARE THE "R3", "R4" AND "R4L", DESTINED TO REPLACE THE CELEBRATED "4CV" CONSTRUCTED SINCE 1947. THE NEW CARS WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE PARIS AUTOMOBILE SALON IN OCTOBER.

    VISNEWS FILMED THE "R3" ON A TEST NUN AT SONCHAMP, 50 KM FROM PARIS. UNLIKE THE RENAULT "DAUPHINE", IT HAS A FRONT-MOUNTED ENGINE. THERE ARE FOUR DOORS; AND THE CAR IS IN THE LOWER-PRICE RANGE.

    THE ENGINE IS OF 600 CC. IN THE "R4", THIS IS STEPPED UP TO 750 CC. THE BETTER QUALITY "R4L" (WITH THE SAME DIMENSIONS) HAS ALSO A 750 CC ENGINE.

    FEATURES OF THE "R3" INCLUDE A LARGE BOOT AND GOOD SUSPENSION TO TAKE IT OVER QUITE BUMPY GROUND. IT IS DESIGNED FOR EASY HANDLING IN "MODERN TRAFFIC".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD2AR77EPCS8Y2RC1VTBMU78HE
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2AR77EPCS8Y2RC1VTBMU78HE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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