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Renault Classic

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Renault Classic in Linas-Montlhéry

 

  

Last weekend, the French journalist Marion Jollès Grosjean drove a legendary car on the Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry: the Renault Etoile Filante.

This record car from 1956 is motorized by a gaz turbine and has broken 4 world records on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Its best performance was to reach 309 km/h.

With a direct link to the Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry, Marion Jollè Grosjean also introduced the Renault 40CV with 6 cylinders 9.1L engine. This car has beaten many endurance records with an average speed of 188.9 km/h at the 100km of Monlthéry in 1926, two years after the creation of the race track.

After 90 years, the 40CV still reaches 150 km/h.

Click here to watch the video (only available in french).

 

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