1899 Renault Voiturette Type B

NAME: Renault Voiturette Type B

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The Renault Voiturette Type B is commonly regarded as the world’s first saloon car. It was based on the previous Type A. However, the Type A had no roof or doors, therefore exposing drivers to the weather. Louis Renault, the founder of Renault, decided to collaborate with a designer known as Labourdette to design a car with a closed body.

The Renault Type B has a 450cc, single cylinder engine generating 2¾hp, which could propel the car at speeds of up to 35km/h (21¾mph), which was considered fast in 1899. The name “Voiturette” is French for “little car”, and the Type B is certainly little. It was only 1.9 metres (6.2 feet) long and had a 1.1m (3.6ft) wheelbase, while being 1.1m (3.6ft) wide.

Since Car Crushers does not have any veteran cars, I feel this would be a worthwhile addition to the selection, as well as being an important part of car history.

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Car crushers do have old cars tho not alot

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this will explode in one hit from the hippie bus

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this car will flip every time it turns

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