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The French Electric Stéla Type RCA from 1941

Electric Stéla Type RCA from 1941.

Electric Vehicles Stéla is a former French automobile manufacturer which produced passenger cars and utility vehicles from 1941 to 1948, mainly electric.

The company was founded in 1941 in Villeurbanne by Hubert Pascal. Automobiles were built under the “Stela” brand from 1941 to 1944, while commercial vehicles continued to be produced …

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1932 Renault 8 Monaquatre. Wedding version

1932 Renault 8 Mona 4. Marriage version in Tembleque

The Monaquatre (Type UY1) was a small family car assembled by Renault between 1931 and 1936.

It used a conventional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration and was powered by a four-cylinder water-cooled engine.

Launched in October 1931, the Monaquatre was similar in design to Renault Primaquatre large family car with …

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Four versions of Renault Alpine from Marc Vidal

The Alpine A110 is a sports car produced by French automobile manufacturer Alpine from 1961 to 1977. The car was styled as a “berlinette”, which in the post-WWII era refers to a small enclosed two-door berline, better-known as a coupé.

The Alpine A110 succeeded the earlier A108. The car was powered by a succession of …

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Microcar MC2 Preference family 3DR Auto

French Microcar MC2 Preference family 3DR Auto (2005-2009) characteristics.

Microcar is a French microcar manufacturer. The company was founded in 1984 as a division of Bénéteau group, a major sailboat manufacturer. Production moved to a new custom-built factory in September 2000. In September 2008, Microcar was acquired by Ligier Automobiles in a deal backed by …

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Theophile Schneider 12 HP from 1919

Theophile Schneider 12 HP from 1919, 2297 cc, max. speed 100 km/h

Th. Schneider was a French automobile manufacturer. The Société anonyme des automobiles Th. Schneider was registered at Besançon on 16 June 1910. Vehicle production finally ended early in 1930, some ten months after the company’s second declaration of bankruptcy, in March 1929.

A significant proportion …

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