Renault Caravelle

The Renault Caravelle is a roadster automobile produced by the French manufacturer Renault between 1958 and 1968. Outside of North America for its first four years of production it was known as the Renault Floride. The Floride was unveiled at the 1958 Paris Motor Show. A small rear-engined convertible designed by Pietro Frua at Carrozzeria Ghia, it used the floorpan and engine of the Renault Dauphine sedan. The now infamously slow Dauphine running gear was something of a burden for the car however and it was dubbed "a sheep in wolf's clothing" by the media in its early years. A model tuned by Renault performance guru Amedee Gordini was sold, which produced 40 hp (30 kW) as opposed to the standard model's 35. The Floride was launched ... from Wikipedia

Manufactured by Renault

Class & Body style

  • Roadster

Production period

  • 1958-1968 117,000 produced

Videos

1967 Renault Caravelle Convertible for Restoration
1967 Renault Caravelle Convertible for Restoration
Renault Caravelle engine
Renault Caravelle engine
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renault caravelle 1963restoration
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Renault caravelle 1
Red Renault Caravelle
Red Renault Caravelle
Renault Caravelle a la Thailande 3
Renault Caravelle a la Thailande 3

Engine data

  • 845 cc

Production and assembly

Production countries:
  • France

Tests and reviews from the web

Renault Caravelle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:  The Renault Caravelle is an automobile which was produced by the French ... The British "Autocar" magazine tested a Renault Caravelle in November 1965. ... read more
Renault Caravelle:  Renault Caravelle, Review and Specifications ... Many changes had to be made which delayed production and did not help Renault's sad quality image. ... read more
Tips and Tricks - Whitewalls on a 135 or 145-15 Tire?:  In my test, I wish I'd applied the third coat a bit heavier. ... caravelle floride where to find parts | renault downloads | renault caravelle floride photos | contact us ... read more

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