- 1898: Renault Voiturette type A,
loa 1.9m, single cylinder engine, 3-speed gearbox, 32km/h.
- 1989: Renault's Voiturette type B had a fully enclosed
passenger compartment; engine 450cc; 35km/h.
- 1946: The rear engined Renault 4CV saloon shown; on sale 1947.
- 1955: Renault and Alpine cooperated to build
the composite-bodied A106 sports car based on Renault 4CV, and
- 1955-1961 the A108 based on the Renault Dauphine.
- 1956-1967: The 4-seat, rear engined Renault Dauphine
was in production. 845cc engine, 55hp, 4-speed gearbox, 110km/h.
2,150,738 were built -- Renault.
- 1959: The pretty, rear engined Renault Floride was
a coupe, a cabriolot (soft top), and a removeable hard-top.
Engines ranged from 845cc to 1,108cc.
- 1961-1994: Renault 4, front wheel drive, 5-door,
747cc, 3-speed gearbox.
(Renault reports that 8,135,424 were built.)
- 1961: The Renault Alpine A110 was
unveiled at the Paris Motor Show.
In 1973 the A110 won 8 events out of 13 in the World Rally Championship.
The 1975 Alpine A110 1800 was the last revision prior to the A310.
- 1962: Renault 8, rear engined.
January 1964, a 1,108cc version.
October 1964, the sporty Renault 8 Gordini
shown at the Paris Motor Show.
- 1972: Renault 5 launched.
- 1978: A Renault Alpine A442, 1997cc turbocharged V6,
won the Le Mans 24-hour race.
- 1998: Renault acquired 51% of
Dacia (Romania), and 99.3% by 2004.
- 1999 March 27: Renault and Nissan
formed an "Alliance", e.g., to develop platforms and common parts.
- 2010 April 4:
Daimler, Renault and Nissan announced
a "wide-ranging" strategic alliance.