The eleven year plan
I sometimes wonder if I am totally out of step with the rest of the world when I read things like the Renault Press handout which says that the Monaco Grand Prix is the world's most prestigious race. I have been watching Grand Prix races round the streets of Monte Carlo for longer than I care to remember, and I can't say I have ever taken them very seriously.
The idea of...
Valves in veterans
I was most interested to read Kent Karslake's letter in your February issue apropos the disposition of the valves in the 1902 Renault Paris-Vienna cars and the ensuing Model K touring car. It all started when K.K., who I respect as one of the most able motoring historians writing in the English language, wrote and questioned whether I was right in suggesting, in Autocar,...
The Renault 16TX
DURING the whole of last year road-test Renaults eluded me. Seeking to rectify this omission I rang the young lady who looks after the modem Renault Press-fleet and she consented willingly to put cars at our disposal.
First, she said, you had better try the 16TX. This is the uprated version of the comfortable Renault TS which I had sampled previously in various guises....