Renault Clio 1.4RT

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A pristine Renault Clio Mk1 1.4RT with 16 Renault stamps and 13,312 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Driver’s airbag, side impact beams, rigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones, seatbelt pre-tensioners, tinted glass, engine immobiliser, security window etching, body coloured bumpers, halogen headlamps, power assisted steering, tilt/slide sunroof with twin sun blinds, remote central locking, electric front windows, electric heated door mirrors, Blaupunkt Renault radio cassette with fingertip control, oil level gauge, rheostat. Factory Options; Automatic gearbox.

EXTERIOR
It is only on a very rare occasion that such a beautifully cherished and immaculate mass produced car is found, and this Mk1 Renault Clio fits this narrative perfectly. Finished in factory original Etruscan Red, (Code 763), the paint finish is simply incredible with a beautiful uniform shine throughout and the original panels are pin straight. Having been garage stored from new and truly cherished throughout the 13,312 miles covered, the underside is incredible with factory markings still visible and the even the wheel arch apertures are spotless. Meticulous close scrutiny reveals little more than a miniscule ding to the driver’s door and light door edge chips carefully touched in, all barely noticeable. All trim is fully intact with just a few tiny marks and originality seekers will be pleased to see the supplying Renault dealer number plates and rear screen sticker. An exceptional example throughout.

INTERIOR
It is difficult to detect any aspect of this typically French sumptuous interior that cannot be described as showroom. The incredibly comfortable ‘Nebab’ velour upholstery, (Code 3J), is virtually perfect with no visible wear or markings to the seats and matching door cards. There is only some loosening to the headrest material on the driver’s seat. The interior plastics, fascia and trim are as new and items such as the steering wheel and gear knob display prominent veins found only on low mileage cars. The high specification equipment and controls operate perfectly including the original Blaupunkt Renault radio cassette. Reflecting the super-low mileage and cosseted existence is the spotless boot area containing the wheel brace and hubcap puller. An interior that is difficult to distinguish from a 1995 showroom example!

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The original 1390cc four-cylinder petrol engine develops 80bhp and 107Nm of torque to achieve a top speed of 104mph and 0-62mph in 16 seconds. The engine bay is spotlessly clean and factory stickers and labels remain to the bonnet underside and identity plates and panel stamps are untouched. Renault servicing throughout has been carried and all fluids are clean. The vehicle performs impeccably and the factory optional 3-speed automatic gearbox operates perfectly for very relaxed cruising.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The standard RT specification ‘Alize’ wheel stylers remain fitted and are in superb order. Collectors and originality seekers will be pleased to learn that all wheels including the unused spare are shod in the factory fitted Goodyear GT65 165/65 R13 tyres which are in good visible condition with plenty of tread. It is recommended that tyre replacement with retainment of the originals is undertaken if the car is to be put into regular use. Servo assisted dual circuit brakes bring the car to a steady and straight stop.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on the 9th November 1995 by Renault Main Distributor, Motor House of Guernsey, the car was registered as a demonstrator vehicle. In March 1996 at just four months old, the car was sourced for loyal customer, Mrs Barbara Fosh, by her local Renault dealership, Tower Garage Ltd in Essex, as detailed on the used vehicle order form for £9,995. Incredibly, the car has covered a fully verified 13,312 miles from new with Mrs Fosh who owned the car for almost 25 years! It was only upon her passing in May 2020 that ownership passed to her Daughter, Miss Sue Fosh.

The comprehensive service history leaves in no doubt that this wonderful Clio was the long-term owners cherished pride and joy. Despite an average of little more than 500 miles driven per annum the original service booklet contains 16 annual stamped entries from the same Renault main dealer (renamed Darlingtons of Theydon Bois) who supplied the car to Mrs Fosh! The most recent service along with cambelt and tensioner was carried out at 12,615 miles with invoice in the history file for £747.49. Absolutely all handbooks, manuals and dealership point of sale literature is included in the Renault document wallet and there is a further large history folder contains corresponding service invoices and MOT certificates to fully verify the genuine low mileage. Completing the history file is an original 1995 Clio range brochure. Personal inspection and drive of this example will not fail to impress and it is difficult to imagine finding a better example. This is one for the collector.

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Renault 19 1.4 RT

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A preserved and rare Renault 19 1.4 RT Auto with just 17,880 miles from new.

EQUIPMENT
Body colour bumpers, side skirts and wing mirrors, black impact absorbers and bodyside mouldings, integrated front and rear spoilers, laminated windscreen with graded black surround, halogen headlamps, front fog lamps, heat insulating tinted glass, power assisted steering, Ergonomic Pack, electrically operated and heated door mirrors, central locking, electric front windows, tilting/sliding electric glass sunroof, heated rear window, vanity mirrors, map reading light, illuminated cigar lighter, engine oil level indicator, Philip Renault Hi-Fi with stalk control. Factory options; Supergloss metallic paint, 3 speed automatic gearbox.

EXTERIOR
Such a preserved car is a rarity and this 17,880-mile example is worthy of the Renault museum finished in factory original Super Gloss Adriatic Blue, (Code 454). All factory panels are pin straight and the paintwork is preserved in accordance with the ultra-low mileage and looks superb with a deep uniform finish. A light parking rub to the front offside bumper corner and some touched in marks to the front offside wheel arch and boot lid edge are visible. All trim, mouldings, glass and headlamps are undamaged and the clean underside again reflects the very minimal use and garage storage. The supplying dealer Renault sticker and tax disc holder remain with the car and the number plates are original dealer fit too. Very rare, difficult to fault and brilliantly retro.

INTERIOR
The spotless and plush Ravel Velour in Ash, (Code WJ), is showroom perfect with absolutely no visible wear or damage. Quality Richbrook floor mats have protected the immaculate carpet and natural veins to the unworn steering wheel only found on very low mileage cars are clearly visible along with the pedal rubbers which are virtually new. All equipment functions perfectly including the Philips Renault Hi-Fi with stalk control and Renault security cover plate. The boot area is factory perfect and unused along with the jack and wheel brace. A typically sumptuous French interior in all its pristine comfort.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the 1390cc 4-cylinder engine with electronic ignition, a power output of 80bhp is quoted, enough to reach 103mph and 0-62mph in a sedate 16.5 seconds. A spotless and unmolested engine compartment displays all the manufacturer plates, stickers and labels. There is a tiny crack to the grill hidden when the bonnet is shut. The factory optional 3-speed automatic transmission changes gear smoothly and offers a very capable and relaxed drive, typical of a French car.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Four aerodynamic wheel trims are virtually unmarked and incredibly the factory tubeless Michelin MXT 165/70 R13T tyres remain fitted. If regular use is intended it would be prudent to change the tyres for modern items and preserve the original set for shows. Dual circuit hydraulic brakes incorporate servo assistance with discs up front and rear drums with a pressure limiter to offer adequate stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on the 27th June 1994 by Renault Main Dealer, Brian Whiteside of Poole, this immaculate example has covered just 17,880 miles from new! Many years later, Dealer Principle Brian Whiteside himself saw the car advertised and recognised it as a vehicle his dealership has supplied from new. The car was promptly purchased to join his private collection whereby in March 2019 and due to space constraints, it was sold to Renault enthusiast, James Costello. Mr Costello has enjoyed the show scene with the car and even entered the Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional where the car was featured in the Concours De L’ordinaire due to its amazing original condition, low mileage and provenance! The Festival of the Unexceptional ‘goodie bag’ has been kept which includes the car featured in the programme, card game, car show survival kit and event pass!

The history file consists of the Renault full book pack with all handbooks, guides, dealership literature and the service book with eight stamped entries. A cambelt and water pump change is documented in March 2019. An original Renault 19 sales brochure and two sets of Renault keys and unused original dealer fobs complete the history file. A rare surviving retro Renault in difficult to beat condition.

Renault 21 GTS Symphony

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An ex-Renault UK Press Department Renault 21 GTS Symphony with 16,027 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Front and rear wrap-around bumpers with integrated spoilers, bodyside mouldings with chromed insert, colour coded door mirrors, Autoclave wrap-over doors with semi-flush glass, laminated windscreen, tinted glass, halogen headlamps, Crystal wheel trims, electric glass sunroof, special symphony badges and coachlining, Supergloss metallic paint, electronic rev counter and oil level gauge, remote control door mirrors, map reading and courtesy lights. Factory options; Electrics pack incorporating electric front windows and central door locking. Philips sound system with fingertip control. Dealer options; Sodicam Electronic alarm.

EXTERIOR
Virtually extinct on UK roads is the Renault 21 range of cars, and this limited-edition Symphony truly deserves the ‘time warp’ description having covered just 16,027 miles from new! An ex-Renault UK Press and PR Department car, this example is finished in factory Titian Red metallic, (Code 710). The stunning paintwork is representative of such a low mileage and preserved machine and the original side coachlining incorporating the Symphony motif and Symphony boot badge is fully intact. Originality seekers will delight at the rear screen Renault ELF sticker and supplying dealer number plates and tax disc holder as well as all Renault Saint Gobain glass with window etching. A wonderful 1980’s Gallic throwback!

INTERIOR
This high specification GTS Symphony boasts an interior space reminiscent of a 1988 showroom car and the comfort levels are out of this world! The Symphony pattern velour upholstery with reclining Monotrace front seats are in perfect condition, as are the plush matching door cards. The pristine and wonderfully ‘Renault-esque’ dashboard is instantly recognisable from this French maker and houses fully functioning equipment including the factory fitted stereo system, fingertip control and electrics pack. All Veglia gauges operate perfectly including the quirky oil level gauge. Natural veins to the unworn steering wheel and gear knob only found on very low mileage cars are clearly visible and the pedal rubbers are virtually new. The boot area is factory perfect and complete with the unused jack and wheel brace and virgin Michelin MXL tyre with coloured banding still visible. As close to a new Renault 21 interior as anyone is likely to get.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the 1721cc 4 cylinder engine with twin-choke carburettor, a power output of 90bhp and 135Nm or torque is quoted, enough to reach 0-62mph in 10.7 seconds and a top speed of 116mph. Renault afficionados will know that the 21 range boasts the accolade of being the only production car ever to have four different wheelbases’ in relation to fitment of either the 1.7 transverse or 2.0 longitude engine and the saloon or Savanna/Nevada body shape. A spotless and unmolested engine compartment displays all the manufacturer plates, stickers and panel stampings as well as PDI paint dabs. The five-speed gearbox is tight and the widely regarded engine offers a very capable and lively drive, typical of a lightweight French car.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original ‘Crystal’ metal wheel trims with chrome outer ring are unique to the Symphony edition and are deliciously retro and in pristine order. In December 2018 four brand new premium Michelin Energy tyres were fitted and have masses of tread remaining. Dual circuit hydraulic brakes incorporate servo assistance with ventilated discs up front and rear drums with a pressure limiter to offer adequate stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on the 15th June 1988 by Renault Main Dealer Corby Motors, this incredible example has covered a fully verified 16,027 miles from new. The Renault UK Press and PR Department purchased the car from the original keeper after 23 years of ownership having met their meticulous selection criteria on its incredible low mileage, rarity and original condition. Owned by Renault UK for seven years as part of their heritage fleet, the car has subsequently been owned by Kelsey Media and extensively featured in their Classics World magazine with even a trip to Paris and back via Bruges, adventures as detailed if you click here and also here. Further claim to fame is the feature in the KGF Classic Cars home city of Peterborough with YouTube sensation Hubnut as can be seen if you click here.

The history file boasts every MOT certificate dating back to the very first in 1991 to fully verify the mileage as well as a folder of receipts and invoices with the last full service carried out in 2018 at 11,153 miles. There are two sets of Renault keys, a Haynes workshop manual and even an original Renault 21 Symphony sales brochure. Look no further for the ultimate alternative Renault collectors’ piece.

Renault 8 Gordini R1134

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A genuine RHD Renault 8 Gordini R1134 with racing pedigree

EQUIPMENT
Reinforced seam welded Gordini R8 body, GRP Group 2 wings, front number plate cooling conversion, rear LED wet weather light, front and rear tow hooks, Safety Devices roll cage, Sparco Pro2000 race seat, Sabelt harnesses, side protection bars, Elliot Design electronic tachometer, FIA battery master switch, electric cooling fan with manual override and LED ‘on’ light, plumbed in fire extinguisher system, oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge X2, Motolita steering wheel.

EXTERIOR
This very rare and immaculate car is well known in Classic Renault circles and is finished in the only colour available for the R8 Gordini, Bleu de France, (Code 418). Acquired by respected R8 guru, Steve Swan in 2001 this genuine Gordini was fully restored in 2002 with photos revealing the incredible attention to detail. Such is the quality of this example and the subsequent development work that it is used as a platform by which others attempt to mimic. Structural integrity and weight saving measures are displayed throughout every inch of this car without detracting from the original R8 Gordini design. Epic and immense fun.

INTERIOR
Being suitable for a range of competition events from reliability trials to hillclimbs the cockpit of this successful machine is focused completely on the driver. Race proven technology in the form of seating, safety, controls and gauges all make reassuring assertions that should the pilote wish, driving at speed and on the limit will be rewarding rather than daring. The factory Renault Gordini seating has been retained and fully upholstered to original specification should a more passenger friendly environment be required. Even unique Gordini items such as the passenger grab handle have been kept. Previous MSA scrutineer pass cards are a testament to the quality of workmanship. Utterly exhilarating.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Cleon based full race spec engine has a displacement of 1550cc and was dyno tested by Agra in Dundee producing 169bhp at 7500rpm. A brief outline of the engine specification: Tufftrided shot peened balanced crank, lightened and balanced Cat Cam, Arrows steel Followers, forged pistons, steel liners, Salv Sacco big valve head and manifold, Twin Weber 45 DCOE with Lumenition ignition, pressurised engine pre-lube system. This vehicle is fitted with Steve Swan’s own Big Box 16TX CWP Big Box conversion featuring close ratio 365 gears which have been Tufftrided. 4th gear runs on needle rollers for continuous high speed operation. An internal gearstick bracket copied from works cars can be adjusted so that on certain events when fifth gear is not needed it prevents the driver getting top gear by accident in the heat of battle. An uprated Sachs Group 2 clutch is fitted and a Quaife ATB differential and competition type solid centre universal joints.

WHEELS, TYRES, BRAKES & SUSPENSION
Mad’in Modele 1C Renault Alpine Wheels 6X13 are unmarked with a mirror polished edge and are shod in Yokohama Advan AO48 185/60 R13 rear and 175/60/R13 front tyres. Powerful 254mm vented discs front and rear with AP Racing brake proportioning valve fully adjustable and aeroquipped front to rear. Fully adjustable front and rear suspension with Koni and Leda dampers. The front anti roll bar and rear Z bar is adjustable with 2.5” coil spring conversion plates with both cross members reinforced to Gordini specification.

HISTORY FILE
This Renault 8 Gordini was registered new on 22nd May 1965 by Renault Main Dealers, Harrowside Motors of Blackpool. Used by the Managing Director until Mr John Woodward Clarke purchased the car from them on the 14th September 1966. The accompanying invoice reveals the details of the vehicle and the total purchase price being £700. The buff green card log book combined with every subsequent V5 issued reveals the total number of owners being just five including the Dealer. Correspondence between Mr Clarkes son and the third owner, Mr Paul Fraser Sage, reveals a fascinating history of care and devotion until relinquishing ownership in 1989. The current long term custodian since 2001, Mr Steven Swan, is highly respected in the Classic Renault Owners Club and is responsible for this amazing R1134 transformation with noteworthy success in circuit racing, sprints and hillclimbs with the added benefit of being completely road legal too! Footage of the car Knockhill Racing Circuit can be seen by clicking here. Footage of the car at Forrestburn Hillclimb can be seen by clicking here. An immense history file reveals the colossal spend in creating one of the most sought after R8 Gordinis and now available on the open market for a very lucky individual.

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Clio Renaultsport 182

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A Full Fat Clio Renaultsport 182 with Cup Suspension Pack and Cup Spoiler Pack.

EQUIPMENT
Renaultsport bumpers, twin exhausts, extended front wings and sills, automatic Double Optic Xenon headlamps, headlamp wash, rain sensitive wipers, ISOFIX, driver, passenger and lateral airbags, R.A.I.D (Renault Anti-Intruder Device), Thatcham Cat 1 alarm, cruise control, speed limiter, drilled aluminium pedals, multi-function trip computer, climate control, Cabasse RDS stereo. Factory Options; Cup Spoiler Pack consisting of; additional front lower spoiler, enlarged rear spoiler. Cup Suspension Pack consisting of; lower ride height, stiffer springs and dampers, anthracite alloy wheels, revised steering geometry with wider track.

EXTERIOR
This Clio Renaultsport 182 benefits from both the available factory fitted option packs, the Cup Suspension Pack and Cup Spoiler Pack, and is often referred to as the preferable ‘Full Fat’ edition. This superb example remains exactly as it left the factory with the correct Cup Spoiler Pack front lower spoiler and rear upswept spoiler with red brake lamp lens, designed to aid aerodynamics. Likewise, the desirable Cup Suspension Pack, a £200 option, features a 3mm lower ride height, stiffer springs and dampers and new steering geometry including a 20mm wider front track and 10mm wider rear track. Finished in factory optional Titanium Metallic Supergloss, (Code 647), the paintwork boasts a bright uniform finish and all panels are straight and show linear gaps. Minor age-related markings have been carefully touched in to the bumpers and there is a light impression to the front bumper the size of a 10 pence piece. All trims sections are in superb order and all glass and light fitments are factory. An excellent and totally unmolested hot Renault.

INTERIOR
Climb into the deep figure-hugging sports front seats and along with the unique driving position and drilled aluminium pedals leave you in no doubt you are in an exhilarating Clio Renaultsport 182! The seats trimmed in Leather/Alcantara, (Code TICUI3), remain in fantastic condition and all bolsters are firm and intact. The upholstery is spotlessly clean as are all co-ordinating trim sections. There is some wear to the leather steering wheel grips. High specification includes climate control, cruise control and speed limit function as well as rain sensitive wipers and multi-function trip computer, all in working order. Entirely standard and original, Renault aficionados will delight at finding factory stickers within door apertures as well as the original Cabasse RDS stereo. A cherished and unspoilt example.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 2.0 VVT 182 engine is a marvel combined in a car weighing just 1090kgs and fitted with the Cup Suspension Pack. Performance figures of 0-62mph in 7.1 seconds and a top speed of 139mph are quoted but the thrill is in the track-focused driving dynamics that make this car a must drive. The engine bay is standard and very clean with factory stickers and labels clearly displayed. The 5-speed gearbox offers short positive movements to capitalise on the engine power band.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The anthracite alloy wheels a feature of the Cup Suspension Pack are in perfect condition. All four corners are shod in premium Pirelli PZero Nero tyres with masses of tread. Powerful disc brakes front and rear, (ABS) and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), provides high performance stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on the 21st December 2005 by main dealer, The Renault Retail Group of Manchester, this example has had just two keepers from new and covered a low 55,933 miles. The previous owner since 2014 was a Mr Craig Allen, owner of Renault Specialist, Revolution Automotive in Peterborough. Full service history includes a cambelt change as well as the original stamped service book along with a large file of Renault main dealer invoices. The most recent service was carried in May 2019. Mr Allen was fastidious with the upkeep only ever using genuine Renault parts all documented. His search for the perfect Clio 182 was tedious viewing many incorrectly maintained cars or examples displaying abuse so this was snapped up quickly when discovered with its original owner. All MOT certificates have been kept to further verify the low mileage.

A full handbook pack including the Clio Sport supplement and new car sales brochure completes the history file along with two sets of original keys and the additional grey wallet containing the puncture repair kit and locking wheel nut.

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Clio Renaultsport 200

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A thrilling Clio Renaultsport 200 Cup Chassis with one owner and 27,569 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Black gloss front bumper and rear air diffuser, twin exhausts, extended front wings with air extractors, auto ‘see me home’ headlights, auto wipers, gearshift indicator light and sound, yellow Renaultsport rev counter, multi-function trip computer, ESC with 100% disconnection function, cruise control, speed limiter, climate control, electric heated door mirrors, electric windows with one touch, keycard, ISOFIX,   Factory Options:  Renaultsport Recaro seats, Cup Chassis, Black Speedline alloy wheels.

EXTERIOR
This Clio Renaultsport 200 has an aggressive appearance with F1-style frontal aerodynamics and a rear diffuser and looks stunning finished in Racing Blue, (Code J45).  The paint boasts a uniform gleam and evidence of a one mature careful owner from new is quickly apparent from the excellent condition.  Some tiny stone chips to the front and a light mark to the tailgate help establish the honest credentials of these often abused cars.  The Black Gloss to the exterior trim is stunning and contrasts beautifully against the Racing Blue colour scheme.  The exterior satin chrome door handles are perfect and the rear screen is still fitted with the Renault stickers including the Euro NCAP 5 Star rating.  Unmolested and a sheer joy.

INTERIOR
The desirable  expensive and optional Renaultsport Recaro front seats priced at £808.33 when new are amazing both in support and condition.  The drivers bolster protrudes resulting in even very low mileage examples suffering from wear, but this car has virtually none, thanks to the only owner from new carefully entering and exiting the car with full knowledge of this fact.  The sense of occasion and anticipation once in the drivers seat is quickly felt with features such as the drilled aluminium pedals, yellow rev counter and start button and everything is spotlessly clean and operational.  Renaultsport carpet mats have been fitted and the stainless door sills displaying the logo are unmarked.  The door shuts sparkle.  This really is a cherished and very special car.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 2.0 VVT 200 engine is a marvel combined in a car weighing just 1240kgs and fitted with the Cup Chassis.  Performance figures of 0-62mph in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 141mph are quoted but the thrill is in the track-focused driving dynamics that make this car a must drive.  Full Renault Main Dealer servicing has been enjoyed from new with the last visit made in November 2018.  The engine bay is standard and immensely clean.  The 6-speed gearbox offers short positive movements to capitalise on the engine power band.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Optional 17” Speedline alloy wheels in Black are virtually unmarked and help make a feature the Red painted Brembo brake calipers.  All four corners are shod in premium brand tyres with ample tread.  Powerful disc brakes front and rear, Anti-lock Brake System, (ABS) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), provides low fade high performance stopping power.  The rear pads and discs were replaced in April 2019.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on the 16th July 2011 by Renault Main Dealers, the Crawley Down Group to the one and only private owner, Mr Nigel Arnold.  After a 48hr test drive he had to buy one and the New Vehicle Invoice reveals a price paid £18,824.36 which included the important Cup Chassis and Renaultsport Recaro seats.  Mr Arnold has cherished this Hot Hatch only ever returning to the Renault Main Dealer for scheduled service work and the history file is complete with invoices and Renault Vehicle Health Checks.  The last service was carried out in November 2018.  All purchase literature has been retained including the My Renault box kit with a sealed unused Renault branded cleaning cloth!  Two keycards, a full handbook pack and new car sales brochure completes the whole package of one very special car and stunning history file.

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Renault Alpine A610 Turbo

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An immaculate 1/67 RHD Renault Alpine A610 Turbos with only 2,518 miles.

MODEL HISTORY
Jean Rédélé was the youngest Renault Dealer in France and launched his first car in 1954, naming it after the classic French road trial.  The A106 had early success in the Mille Miglia Road Race and was the beginning of a fruitful mutual partnership between Alpine and Renault.  With continual rally success by 1968 Alpine had been allocated the whole Renault competition budget and opened a new assembly plant in Dieppe.  Iconic cars including the A108, A110, A310 and GTA/A610 were hand built there but high assembly costs and low demand, (due to the cost when new), only 818 A610 Turbos were made when production ceased in 1995, of which just 67 were RHD.  The Alpine factory remained open building cars such as the Clio Williams and RenaultSport Spiders and in 2017 the Alpine marque was relaunched with an all-new A110.

EQUIPMENT
Impact-resistant reinforced lightweight composite body, integrated side skirts, front and rear spoilers, aerodynamic flat underbody, pop-up halogen headlights, twin exhausts, 6-speaker stereo system, air conditioning, power steering, one-touch electric windows, turbo pressure gauge, multi-function trip computer, dash rheostat, electric heated door mirrors, folding rear 2+2 seats, leather-bound sports steering wheel, remote-control hi-fi.

EXTERIOR
The sleek lines and painstakingly designed details of the Alpine A610 combined with carefully-honed aerodynamics result in a stunning supercar appearance.  Finished in sensational Metallic Aspen Blue, (Code 543), the glossy shine is perfectly uniform and all decals and badges are present. Alpine enthusiasts will note two uniform lines spanning the roof from right to left exactly factory correct and lost on a repainted less original examples.  All glass, rubbers and wheel apertures are as new.  Having covered delivery mileage until 2006 and now with an incredible 2,518 miles, this really is as perfect as it gets.

INTERIOR
The ergonomically-designed ‘Petale’ sports seats finished in special order Blue Leather, are immaculate and along with the rest of the interior, commensurate with the amazingly low 2,518 miles covered.  All dials, gauges and electronic displays function perfectly including the heater fan on all speed settings. The instrument binnacle still has the plastic protective cover attached and Alpine carpets mats are fitted.  The leather-bound sports steering wheel with the Alpine Blue logo has no wear.  A common issue with this model and its predecessor, the GTA, is the headlining and lifting is visible.  A very exclusive, hand built and rare environment.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Under the bonnet and engine compartment is as new with all stickers, plates and labels still attached.  Even factory PDI paint dabs are clearly visible.  The light alloy 2975cc V6 engine equipped with an electronically controlled Garrett T3 turbocharger produces 250bhp which is enough to propel this Supercar to a top speed of 165mph and 0-62 in 5.7secs.  The 5-speed aluminium alloy gearbox performs faultlessly.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Fitted with instantly recognised and immaculate 16in Turbine alloy wheels shod in Toyo Proxes tyres all-round measuring 205/45 ZR16 front and 245/45 ZR16 rear.  Front and rear ventilated discs with Bosch 5-sensor ABS brakes stop this supercar quickly and safely.

HISTORY FILE
A remarkable and privileged history.  This example was a special order RHD vehicle  manufactured on the 11th March 1992 and registered on the 11th June 1992, as confirmed in writing by Renault UK Ltd.  It was produced along with 28 other RHD cars in 1992 and just 67 RHD cars in total, (Source: Renault Alpine Owners Club).  Immediately delivered to a wealthy Renault Franchise Owner in Singapore where it resided in his private Renault collection with delivery mileage only.  Arriving in the UK in 2006 having been sourced by Radford Racing who also purchased a Red LHD delivery mileage example from the same collection.  The magazine adverts in Classic & Sports Car when both cars were advertised for sale are included in the comprehensive history file.  Sold to the only UK owner and Alpine enthusiast, Mr Mike Vorndran in May 2007, the Sales Invoice reveals the purchase price of £19,000.  Mr Vordran subsequently booked the car into Renault Slough and paid £1,384 to replace the instrument cluster and convert from Km/h to mph.  At the point of change the instrument reading was documented at 602km or 374 miles.  Mr Vordran has continued to cherish the car and the history file is neatly presented with a vast number of invoices to prove the mechanical wellbeing and nurtured upkeep along with all previous MOT certificates to verify the mileage.  The vehicle has attended numerous Renault Alpine events and is well known and highly respected in the Renault Alpine Owners Club.  The rare car is presented with two keys on Alpine leather key fobs, all handbooks and the original black Alpine leather pouch.  Also included are workshop manuals and period magazine features. Probably the best, lowest mileage and most original Renault Alpine A610 Turbo in the world.

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Renault Sport Spider

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One of 100 UK RHD Renault Sport Spiders with an incredible 2,528 miles.

MODEL HISTORY
Innovative aluminium construction, suspension and underpinnings of a pure race car, power from the hottest of hatchbacks, no side windows, no door handles and tiny production volumes totalling just 1,685 units are all features of a specialist car builder and not from one of Europe’s biggest mass producers.  That is the appeal of the Renault Sport Spider unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1995 and built at the Dieppe factory, home to the famous Alpine marque, between 1996 and 1999.  The UK market only imported the windscreen version rather than the aeroscreen and only 100 right hand drive cars were produced.  From the beginning a special one-car racing series for a purpose built Spider Trophy edition was designed.  This ran for several years as support to the British Touring Car Championship with famous drivers such as Jason Plato, who won 11 out of 14 races in the inaugural year of the UK Spider Cup.

EQUIPMENT
All aluminium spaceframe chassis, aluminium roll bar, vertically opening doors, body-coloured adjustable door mirrors, adjustable pedal positions, removable storage box in luggage compartment, laminated heated windscreen, single wide-sweep wiper, tonneau cover, elasticated door and passenger footwell storage nets, remote bonnet and engine cover levers in passenger door sill, engine immobiliser and coded key.  Accessories;  Colour coded rear spoiler, all-weather kit, Team Renault ELF Michelin clothing.

EXTERIOR
The arresting two-tone colour scheme finished in desirable metallic pearlescent Sports Yellow, (Code 535), looks incredible and can trace its heritage to the Laguna concept car in 1990.  The smooth pebble-like design is uncluttered and muscular with large air-gulping side scoops and attention grabbing ‘beetle-wing’ cantilever doors.  Having covered an amazing 2,528 miles, the original condition is virtually flawless and the desirable all-weather kit as new.  Close scrutiny will reveal nothing other than miniscule markings and a tiny scratch to the front clamshell on the offside.  The jacking point red triangular guide stickers are still attached and the heated front screen has the chassis etching and Renault service sticker.  An entirely hand built car and so rare.

INTERIOR
A definitively sparse and simplistic ‘back to basic’ feel with a modern, minimalist and uncluttered look.  Two fabulous Recaro race-style bucket seats offer the perfect degree of lumber and lateral support and are trimmed in waterproof PVC coated knitted fabric with the side parts finished in matt and the central panel featuring a flecked metallic motif in mottled grey, all in perfect condition.  Adjustment of the seats and the drilled aluminium pedals via a knob located beneath the dashboard ensures the perfect driving position.  Anodised aluminium of the dashboard crossbar and gear knob nicely offset the body-coloured interior panels and the aluminium chassis and cross member are left exposed with only tiny markings visible.  All instrumentation functions and looks stunning set in an aluminium-finish bezel contrasting with the futuristic dash top digital displays.  As with the rest of the interior, the silicon carbide-reinforced PVC floor covering has no wear and the original Renault Sport steering wheel displays natural veins found only on super low mileage examples.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The engine located transversely amidships is the tremendous 4-cylinder DOHC 150 bhp 16 valve 2.0 litre F7R Clio Williams engine with 0-60mph quoted at 7.05 seconds and a top speed of 134 mph.  Presented in factory standard guise with the optional performance exhaust and immaculate in appearance.  As with the engine, the 5-speed gearbox is mounted transversely and features effective pendulum suspension to prevent vibrations being transmitted through the chassis.  Quick, direct and perfectly reactive to the responsive engine.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Lightweight five-spoke alloy wheels with plated bolts are shod in the original premium 205/50 R16 Michelin Pilot SX tyres with masses of tread.  Big 300mm ventilated disc brakes all-round taken from the larger and heavier 166 mph A610 Turbo rein in the exuberant performance of this super-lightweight Spider.

HISTORY FILE
This UK RHD Renault Sport Spider is one of just 100 examples made and was supplied by Renault Main Dealers, S.R.Baber of Tonypandy, Wales.  With just three former keepers, long term owners from 2000 to 2016 were husband and wife, Mr and Mrs Jackson.  Mr Jackson purchased the Spider in 2000 at just two years old whereby upon his passing, the car was registered in his wife’s name, Mrs Linda Jackson-Hookins.  In 2016, the car was purchased by Renault Spider collector, Mr Nigel Turner, who has owned several examples and whose enthusiasm and knowledge of the model is vast.  He even commissioned a flocked hardback book featuring this actual car!
Every conceivable brochure produced for the Sport Spider, hardback books, original Renault Press Pack and Press Launch literature has been collected in the history file including one for the rare Laguna Project headed by Patrick Le Quement.  The vehicle handbooks and service book are housed in the factory supplied aluminium briefcase often held back as a souvenir and two sets of Renault keys are supplied.  Unrivalled pleasure and a significant part of automotive history.  A collection of Renault Main Dealer and specialist invoices and receipts are held in the history file including a documented Cambelt change in 2016 at 2,516 miles.  A true collectors piece.

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Renault Alpine A610 Turbo

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One of only 67 UK RHD Renault Alpine A610 Turbos with just 2,901 miles.

MODEL HISTORY
Jean Rédélé was the youngest Renault Dealer in France and launched his first car in 1954, naming it after the classic French road trial.  The A106 had early success in the Mille Miglia Road Race and was the beginning of a fruitful mutual partnership between Alpine and Renault.  With continual rally success by 1968 Alpine had been allocated the whole Renault competition budget and opened a new assembly plant in Dieppe.  Iconic cars including the A108, A110, A310 and GTA/A610 were hand built there but thanks to high assembly costs and low demand, (due to the cost when new), only 818 A610 Turbos were made when production ceased in 1995 of which 67 were RHD.  The Alpine factory remained open building cars such as the Clio Williams and RenaultSport Spiders and in 2017 the Alpine marque was relaunched with an all-new A110.

EQUIPMENT
Impact-resistant reinforced lightweight composite body, integrated side skirts, front and rear spoilers, aerodynamic flat underbody, pop-up halogen headlights, twin exhausts, 6-speaker stereo system, air conditioning, power steering, one-touch electric windows, turbo pressure gauge, multi-function trip computer, dash rheostat, electric heated door mirrors, folding rear 2+2 seats, leather-bound sports steering wheel.

EXTERIOR
The uncluttered lines and painstakingly designed details of the Alpine A610 combined with carefully-honed aerodynamics result in a stunning supercar appearance.  Finished in immaculate Rouge Vernis, (Code 075), the glossy shine is perfectly uniform and all decals and badges are present. Some paint to the integrated side skirts and a wing mirror to uphold the immaculate appearance has been carried out.  All glass, rubbers and wheel apertures are as new.  Having been owned by Renault Retail Group this car has enjoyed a pampered showroom life and is incredible.

INTERIOR
The ergonomically-designed ‘Petale’ sports seats finished in optional Grey leather are immaculate and along with the rest of the interior, commensurate with the amazingly low 2,901 miles covered.  All dials, gauges and electronic displays function perfectly including the heater fan on all speed settings. The leather-bound sports steering wheel with the Alpine Blue logo in the centre has no wear.  A common issue with this model and its predecessor, the GTA, is the headlining.  This example has had the headlining replaced to exact manufacturer standards.  Under bonnet and engine compartment is as new with all stickers, plates and labels still attached.  A very exclusive and rare environment.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
A light alloy 2975cc V6 engine equipped with an electronically controlled Garrett T3 turbocharger produces 250 bhp which is enough to propel this Supercar to a top speed of 165.6 mph and 0-62 in 5.7 secs.  Ownership by the Renault Retail Group and a recent service by a Renault Main Dealer in October 2017 will help ensure reliability.  The 5-speed aluminium alloy gearbox performs faultlessly.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Fitted with immaculate and optional 16in Spider alloy wheels shod in new Continental Sportcontact2 tyres all-round of 205/45 R16 front and 245/45 R16 rear dimensions.  The original Michelin MXX tyres as fitted from new are also supplied.  Front and rear ventilated discs with Bosch 5-sensor ABS brakes stop this supercar quickly and safely.

HISTORY FILE
A fascinating and privileged history.  This example is chassis number 85049 and is the earliest Alpine A610 on the Renault Alpine A610 Register.  It is reputedly the very first RHD example made and was snapped up when new by a wealthy international collector.  Offered back to Renault in 2001 it was purchased by the Renault Retail Group U.K under the supervision of Stuart Walker, a long time Alpine-Renault fan who enjoyed various roles during his 32 year career with Renault including the Managing Director, Renault Retail Group U.K.  Club Alpine Renault would often arrange an Alpine-Renault day at the Renault Dealership in Cannock where this car featured centre stage and reputedly could have been sold many times over!  The window display notices and POS are included in the history file from when the car was on display at Renault.  Since leaving Renault UK in June 2015 the car has been owned by two collectors including Mr Rory Johnstone, owner of Classic Throttle Shop, Australasia’s largest classic car showroom in Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

Previous MOT certificates, spare keys and even period accessories such as a rare Alpine Renault mug, Renault Winter Pack and genuine Alpine leather key fobs are included.  The car has had a recent service by a Renault Main Dealer in October 2017 and is ready for the next lucky custodian.

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Renault Sport Spider

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One of 100 UK RHD Renault Sport Spiders with just 3,608 miles.

MODEL HISTORY
Innovative aluminium construction, suspension and underpinnings of a pure race car, power from the hottest of hatchbacks, no side windows, no door handles and tiny production volumes totalling just 1,685 units are all features of a specialist car builder and not from one of Europe’s biggest mass producers.  That is the appeal of the Renault Sport Spider unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 1995 and built at the Dieppe factory, home to the famous Alpine marque, between 1996 and 1999. The UK market only imported the windscreen version rather than the aeroscreen and only 100 right hand drive cars were produced.  From the beginning a special one-car racing series for a purpose built Spider Trophy edition was designed.  This ran for several years as support to the British Touring Car Championship with famous drivers such as Jason Plato, who won 11 out of 14 races in the inaugural year of the UK Spider Cup.

EQUIPMENT
All aluminium spaceframe chassis, aluminium roll bar, vertically opening doors, body-coloured adjustable door mirrors, adjustable pedal positions, removable storage box in luggage compartment, laminated heated windscreen, single wide-sweep wiper, tonneau cover, elasticated door and passenger footwell storage nets, remote bonnet and engine cover  levers in passenger door sill, engine immobiliser and coded key.  Accessories;  Colour coded rear spoiler, Momo steering wheel.

EXTERIOR
The arresting two-tone colour scheme finished in desirable metallic pearlescent Sports Yellow, (Code 535), looks incredible and can trace its heritage to the Laguna concept car in 1990.  The smooth pebble-like design is uncluttered and muscular with large air-gulping side scoops and attention grabbing ‘beetle-wing’ cantilever doors.  With such low miles the original condition is almost faultless with only a tiny tear to the front rubber splitter caused while be loaded onto a trailer and minor dimples to one wing top.  The jacking point red triangular guide stickers are still attached and the heated front screen has the Renault inscription.  An entirely hand built car and so rare.

INTERIOR
A very raw simplistic ‘back to basic’ feel with a modern, minimalist and uncluttered look.  Two fabulous Recaro race-style bucket seats offer the perfect degree of lumber and lateral support and are trimmed in waterproof PVC coated knitted fabric with the side parts finished in matt and the central panel featuring a flecked metallic motif in mottled grey, all in pristine condition.  Adjustment of the seats and the drilled aluminium pedals via a knob located beneath the dashboard ensures the perfect driving position.  Anodised aluminium of the dashboard crossbar and gear knob nicely offset the body-coloured interior panels and the aluminium chassis and cross member are left exposed.  All instrumentation functions and looks stunning set in an aluminium-finish bezel contrasting with the futuristic dash top digital displays.  As with the rest of the interior, the silicon carbide-reinforced PVC floor covering has no wear and the original Renault Sport steering wheel is included with the car.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The engine located transversely amidships is the tremendous 4-cylinder DOHC 150 bhp 16 valve 2.0 litre F7R Clio Williams engine with 0-60mph quoted at 7.05 seconds and a top speed of 134 mph.  Presented in factory standard guise and immaculate in appearance.  As with the engine, the 5-speed gearbox is mounted transversely and features effective pendulum suspension to prevent vibrations being transmitted through the chassis.  Quick, direct and perfectly suited to the responsive engine.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Lightweight five-spoke alloy wheels with plated bolts are shod in premium 205/50 R16 Michelin Pilot tyres.  Big 300mm ventilated disc brakes all-round taken from the larger and heavier 166 mph A610 Turbo rein in the exuberant performance of this super-lightweight Spider.

HISTORY FILE
This UK RHD Renault Sport Spider is one of just 100 examples made and was supplied by Renault Main Dealers, Charles Hurst Belfast.  With just two former keepers from new, the last two being friends each owning another lower mileage RHD Spider, this car has been pampered by knowledgeable enthusiasts.  The level of dedication can be witnessed in a specialist prepared hardback book on this car commissioned by the second owner detailing photos of the car including the immaculate underside.  Every conceivable brochure produced for the Sport Spider has been collected in the history file including one for the rare Laguna Project headed by Patrick Le Quement.  The vehicle handbooks and service book are housed in the factory supplied aluminium briefcase often held back as a souvenir and two sets of Renault keys are supplied.  Unrivalled pleasure and a significant part of automotive history.

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