Renault Voiturette

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The Renault Voiturette (Renault Little Car) wis Renault's first iver produced automobile, an wis manufactured atween 1898 an 1903. The name wis uised for five models.
The first Voiturettes mounted De Dion-Bouton ingines, which wur uised till the mid seventies for several Renault automobiles. Continental tires wur uised for the caur, an curiosly, several modern Renaults still uise Continental.

Voiturette Type A[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first Voiturette wis designed bi the maker's creator Louis Renault in 1898. The first Voiturette wis sold tae a friend o Louis' faither efter going for a ride wi Louis through Lepic street on December 24, 1898. Twal mair caurs wur sold that nicht. The main reason for the man tae buy the caur wis the incredible ability o the caur tae climb streets athoot ony difficulty an its fuel economy. The caur mounted a De Dion-Bouton 1 cylinder ingine, which alloued it tae reach a top speed o 32 km/h (20 mph).

Voiturette Type B[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Type B wis basically the same Voiturette. Housomeivver, the difference wis the strange aspect o the caur, includin a roof an twa doors. Louis Renault inventit the sedan in 1899.

Voiturette Type C[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Type C wis Renault's first fower-passenger caur. Efter several mechanical an physical modifications, the caur wis launched in 1900. The caur wis presentit in the 1900 Mondial de l'Automobile at Paris, presentin for the first time Renault Frères as an automobile maker.

Voiturette Type D/E/G[eedit | eedit soorce]

Renault Type D Serie B Voiturette 1901

The Type D an E Voiturettes wur similar tae the Type C but wi some differences, maistly the 5CV upgradit ingine. The Type D wis identical tae the Type C exceptin the retractable roof an the Type E showed a langer roof than that o the Type B, but athoot ony door. The Type G uised the same chassis an body style than the Type D an E but wi an upgradit ingine.