Renault 20

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Renault 20. 1975–84 (prod. 607,405). 5-door saloon. F/F, 1647 cm³ (I4 OHV), 1994, 2165 cm³ petrol, 2068 cm³ diesel (I4 OHC). More modern, crisper-looking successor to Renault 16, designed by Gaston Juchet, and shared its body with the 30 flagship, but with smaller engines. Four-wheel independent suspension using coils and wishbones (double at front, single at rear). Nose-heavy; excellent grip from the Michelin tyres. Cléon-Alu 1·6 at launch, but OHV engine proved underpowered; Douvrin 2·0 from 1977, successfully combatting Peugeot 505 and Citroën CX. Five-speed transmission from 1978. Diesel from 1979, and 2·2 from 1981. Assembled in Romania as Dacia 2000, with power windows and illuminated ashtray for Communist Party élite.


Manufacturing location: Sandouville, Haute-Normandie, France

Marque: Renault | Predecessor: Renault 16 | Successor: Renault 25



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