1960 Renault 750/4CV

Lot: 210

Offered for sale is a 1.4L 1960 Renault 750/4CV manual that has been with the current owner for the last 26 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Buy now for £10,500 (incl premium and VAT)

Totally restored and upgraded at a cost of over £35,000...

  • Right-hand drive from new and the last off the line at Renault's factory in West London
  • First registered in the UK on 25/03/1960. With our vendor since 1998. Restoration commenced 2002
  • Marque specialists given 'Carte Blanche' to make it "superbly drivable and accelerate, steer and brake in safety and comfort"
  • All the upgrades fitted the owner's brief; Renault R5 1982 1400cc engine on twin Webers
  • R10 Gearbox, R8 Gordini front brakes, rear brakes Clio 1.1, SS exhaust, special cooling system
  • Superbly finished in Rosso Corsa with red-piped Magnolia Connolly hide and Jaguar cloth roof-lining
  • The rebuild and upgrades cost well over £35,000 (invoices and photographs in the file) 
  • Looking like a member of the cast from Herge's Adventures of Tintin, this little Renault is irresistible
This car was consigned by Richard Greenhalgh. Please feel free to contact Richard on 07948 152921 / richard@classiccarauctions.co.uk

Lot Details

Registration: 995 JKT RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1960 Engine size: 1.4L
Make: Renault Odometer reading (miles): 85686
Model: 750/4CV MOT expiry: 2020-06-13
Warranted: No Chassis number: 3610751

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Totally Rebuilt


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


The seats actually come from a TR, re-leathered with the rest of the interior, by superb leather artisans who do a lot of work on Bentleys. (New Interior - £2,500)


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Renault R5 1982 1400cc. Twin downdraft carbs. Special cooling system, utilising a small motorbike radiator mounted horizontally under the front of the car. Stainless-steel exhaust.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Renault 10 gearbox.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Front brakes R8 discs. Rear brakes Clio 1.1 wheel cylinder.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Over a number of years, we painstakingly collected literature about the 4CV. There is also a history folder present with bills/invoices/MOT's and a number of photographs of the car in rebuild. The car also featured at the Grand Avenue at the London Classic Car Show February 2018. 

The first 4 photographs in the listing are kindly reproduced courtesy of the 'London Classic Car Show'.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history