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France’s Answer to the Volkswagen (May, 1956)

France’s Answer to the Volkswagen

Fine roadability and more power make the new Renault a hot car.

By Gordon Wilkins
Noted British Automotive Writer

FOR some time it has been known that Renault, France’s vigorously conducted national car factory, was working on a new car to come between the miniature 45-cubic-inch 4 CV and the 2.2-litre Fregate. I knew the time for production was drawing near and one day I had a tip that if I was in Paris at a certain time, and ready to take plane for an undisclosed destination, I “might see something interesting.”

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