Renault's Backwards Car

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4m Oct 12, 2020

Renault’s Project 900 is certainly an odd-looking car, but it’s also a car designed to break new ground. It used innovative new materials and gave class-leading visibility to try to leapfrog the competition. It also seems they were trying to beat their competition in the “weird” category as well, which given they were up against Citroën was no mean feat! So, what happened to Renault’s backwards car, and what echoes of this strange but innovative design are there in today’s cars?

Link to the Autoweek video seen in this clip (in Dutch): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63obynq8N9E

Thanks to Patron Barry Fairbrother for suggesting this fascinating car!

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