Renault 16. Renault 16 2019-11-26

Renault 16

renault 16

Lively alloy engines delivered fine performance, and disc brakes were powerful. It was the third winner of the award, and the Renault 16 was the first French winner - the first two winners had been British. It leaks and could probably do with new door rubbers. The long-travel fully-independent suspension, which employed all-round torsion bars, guaranteed a soft ride, and soft and supportive seats and a well-trimmed cabin, merely enhanced the feeling of luxury. At first there was only one type of engine, with parallell valves. The Renault 16 was the first successful body-style car in a market segment, previously exclusively dominated by three-box, bottom range , and estates, selling approaching two million cars — all hatchbacks. The body is a 4-door saloon and the layout of long wheelbase 8 ft.

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Gear changing was performed by means of a column-mounted lever which allowed for a more spacious front cabin. Happy to show and provide access to her when completed. The column-mounted gear change required by the position of the transmission in front of the engine was rare in West European markets. An automatically operated is also made available. Quarter-lights are not needed, for the R16 is effectively ventilated.

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Renault 16

renault 16

The single headlights were replaced by twin units, while slightly altered bumpers increased the overall length to 4,270 mm 168 in. Traditional front drive layouts are either transverse or sometimes longitudinally but with the engine in front of the transmission. The suspension has the longest travel on a car of this size; if the handbrake is applied and reverse gear engaged, the rear bumper will rise about one foot. This change did not apply in Sweden where a version of the chrome grille that incorporated headlight wipers, as required there since 1974, kept being used until 1980. Although not an obvious candidate for stardom, the Renault 16 was actually one of the 1960s most important cars.

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1965 Renault 16 TS car specifications, auto technical data

renault 16

It doesn't seem to have much rust. Comments and questions to the seller: from , dated 31 july 2019 Please advise if you still have this R16. The body is rather a tin-box but the doors are well-scaled and have to be firmly shut. There is a choke warning light which isn't so labelled. Sydney - please note we do not offer postage! Archived from on 26 June 2015.

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Renault 16 TS in NSW

renault 16

The battery is appropriate, because the R16 possesses a voltmeter instead of an ammeter. These versions where sold to countries with low octane fuel, such as Eastern Europe Magnus Bjelk Last revision 2006-04-09. I have no idea what to offer, what would you be prepared to accept? This and the soft front seats gives the car a particularly smooth ride even over big bumps. It displays no troublesome understeer even when cornered so fast the front Michelins protest in fact, roll oversteer is easily promoted, while excellent visibility aids the fatigue-free travel it provides, even if the steering wheel is a trifle high set and wiper blades park badly. Thanx from , dated 14 june 2016 Hi, is this car still available.

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1965 Renault 16 TS car specifications, auto technical data

renault 16

It was marketed in the United States, but was not successful and only a tiny number were sold. We have quite a lot of spare parts - at least a box full plus a gear box and short block 807 motor. It also could be described as being one of the fathers of the modern family car, offering a hatchback and front-wheel drive years before it was popularised by cars such as the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk2 or Volkswagen Passat. The unsecured fuel filler-cap is of an odd shape, difficult to replace, but a 12-gallon tank gives a very useful fuel range of 360 to 400 miles—I did covered 284 miles before the gauge reading made refuelling prudent. The big innovation was the modern, practical body style — introducing the to the mid-size family segment.

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Category:Renault 16

renault 16

Have not been driving it very much at all last couple of years. Equipment included power windows for the front doors and central door locking, one of the first family cars in Europe to feature such equipment. The left wheelbase is 70 mm 2. It started from cold well but not entirely willingly. Conceptually it was similar to the R4, so that meant an odd longitudinal engine with the gearbox placed ahead of it in the nose, but in a larger car, the space inefficient layout was less of a problem. At Mallory the following week, a four-wheel-drive car in the shape of the Felday-B. This allowed the interior to be immensely flexible, and could be configured in seven different ways.

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Renault 16: Facts & Figures: Available colors

renault 16

The window-winding handles are substantial and function nicely. The car had its formal launch in March 1965 at the , and was made available for sale in and most other left-hand drive markets during June 1965. Both front doors have to he locked from outside and then cannot be unlocked with the interior handles, while the key tended to stick in the awkward locks. As a last, comfortable, easy-running, accommodating family car this is an outstanding newcomer. Toutes les voitures françaises 1959 salon Paris Oct 1958. It features a new 1565 cc engine, an all-new instrument panel that includes a tachometer and water temperature gauge, and many other new features including two-speed windscreen wipers, rear defroster, passenger reading light, and optional manual steel sunroof and powered front windows.

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Renault 16: Facts & Figures: Available colors

renault 16

Engine models 807 and 843 The engine is located behind the gearbox, which means that the R16 is a true midengined car. On really rough going, such as up Old Park Lane. But really comfortable they most certainly are and their leathercloth upholstery is of good quality. A front-wheel-drive car, the R16 follows in this respect. The speedometer is a nonsense, its casually-calibrated dial figured 5, 20, 35, 50, 65, 80, 95 and 110 m. Looking forward to hearing back from you. The other models are available with reversing lights as an optional extra.

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