Renault 8

The Renault 8 (Renault R8 until 1964) and Renault 10 are two small family cars produced by the French vehicle manufactuer Renault in the 1960s and early 1970s. The 8 was launched in 1962, and the 10, a more upmarket version of the 8, was launched in 1965. Both ceased production and sales in France in 1971. They were produced in Bulgaria until 1970, and continued to be produced in Spain until 1976. In Romania, the 8 was produced under license between 1968 and 1971, under the name of Dacia 1100. The 8 design looks very similar to the Alfa Romeo front-wheel drive prototype tipo 103 (1960), because Alfa Romeo and Renault had a business relationship in the 1950s and 1960s. Renault was marketing Alfa Romeo cars and Alfa Romeo was building ... from Wikipedia

Manufactured by Renault

Class & Body style

  • Compact car

Production period

  • 1962–1971, 1976 Spain and Mexico versions


Renault 8 Gordini @ 100mph
Renault 8 Gordini @ 100mph
renault 8
renault 8
renault 8 gordini crash
renault 8 gordini crash
R8 renault 8 gordini photos
R8 renault 8 gordini photos
Prima cheie Motor DACIA 1100, Renault 8
Prima cheie Motor DACIA 1100, Renault 8

Engine data

  • 956 cc

Production and assembly

Production countries:
  • Mexico
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • France
  • Spain
  • Venezuela
  • Australia
Production plants:
  • Plovdiv
  • Heidelberg

Predecessor models

Successor models

Tests and reviews from the web

SCX Renault 8 - Home Racing World & Slot Car Garage:  I used the same technique as shown here in our NASCAR tuning review. ... This classic Renault might appear to be a tippy little model, but not nearly as ... read more
Renault Scenic road test reports | Renault Scenic consumer ...:  The Renault ScĂ©nic offers a flexible interior enabling everyone to find their ideal comfort level. Enjoy the city country thing with the Scenic Conquest, ... read more
1969 Renault 8:  The 1969 Renault 8 and 50 000 other cars made since 1900. Specifications. Pictures. Ratings. Discussions. read more

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