Renault Celtaquatre car range and history
|Vehicle technical details|
|Production:||1934 to 1938|
|Assembly plants:||Boulogne-Billancourt , Haren|
|Maximum speed:||100 km / h|
|Body and chassis|
|Body styles:||sedan , cabriolet , coach|
|Engine and Powertrain|
|Drive:||rear wheel drive|
|Engine Type:||4 cylinders, 8 side valves|
|Displacement:||1,463 cm 3|
|Engine location:||front Longitudinal|
|Engine power:||30-34 hp|
|Transmission:||3-speed + reverse gear|
|Brakes:||cables on drums|
|Weights and Dimensions|
|Length:||3,860 / 4,020 mm|
The Celtaquatre is a motor car manufactured by Renault from 1934 untill to 1938 .
On April 26, 1934, a Celtaquatre turns on the speed ring circuit Montlhéry for 6 hours, the average of 111.466 km / h .
Details and history
From 1934 to 1938 the car had a 4 cylinders engine of 1,463 cm 3 with side valves , 30 hp , bore - stroke 70 × 95 mm.
In May 1934, is unveiled the Celtaquatre. It was intended to compete with the Traction Avant of Citroën .The round silhouette earned him the nickname "Celtaboule".
In 1935, alterations were made to the hood, whose side parts are now decorated with horizontal chrome rods instead of 3 shutters.
They are all offered in a two-tone livery (the wings were systematically painted black, which was common at the time, for example at Citroën). An additional 400 francs is required for a single color.
In 1936, the Celtaquatre loses its curves and takes a more aerodynamic form. Appearance of two new types of bodywork: a convertible and a coach .
In 1937, the Celtaquatre receives a V-shaped grille of American inspiration, which will be found throughout the range.In 1938, appearance of the bumper with straight blades. Disappearance of the coupe . By 1939: Celtaquatre gives way to the Juvaquatre but remains of production delivered to the French Army up to 1940.
- AEC1 (commercial use)