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1982 -1985 AMC-Renault Fuego: The French Resistance


History knows the French Resistance as a movement against Nazi occupation of France during the Second World War. More recently, other kinds of resistance have marked French cars, especially in … Continue reading

July 29, 2018 · 2 Comments

1971 – 1979 Renault 17 Gordini: The Little Coupe That Time Forgot


From about the time I was old enough to know an Audi from an AMC, I’d always came to see foreign cars as being mostly from Japan. Sure there were … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

1990-1992 Dodge Monaco: Between a Rock and a Hard Sell


It was not too long after Chrysler’s purchase of AMC that it found itself in the middle of trouble once again. AMC’s old partner Renault was going belly up and … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

1976-1983 Renault Le Car: A Niche Before Its Time


By the mid 1970’s, Americans were just getting used to the ideal of a small car. The fuel crisis of the early part of the decade (and the one to … Continue reading

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

1976-1983 Renault Le Car: The Right Car For the Wrong Time?


By the mid 1970’s, Americans were just getting used to the ideal of a small car. The first fuel crisis of the early part of the decade would warm reluctant … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

2010-2011 Renault Mégane RS 250 Sport/Cup:A Racer For the Road


In the world of  the small hatchback, Europe is king. Every few months or so a new star rises out of the bunch with the performance and versatility of much … Continue reading

March 30, 2011 · 2 Comments