French Classic Cars

Parked For 55 Years: 1953 Citroen Traction Avant

I’ll admit that I don’t know a whole lot about Citroens. Usually, when I hear the name Citroen, I think of the DS model with its unique hydraulic suspension and reverse Dustbuster styling. But long before the DS’ inception,… more»

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Nicest One Left? 1987 AMC Renault Alliance Convertible

In American automotive manufacturing, AMC had always been the little guy that was capable of producing something special for mere pennies. However, time and circumstances would eventually catch up with the company, and they wouldn’t manage to go out… more»

Stored For 30 Years: 1963 Renault Dauphine

When it comes to automotive design, the French have always marched to the beat of a different drummer. This is not a bad thing, because it has allowed them to produce a number of unique and groundbreaking small economy… more»

Homologation Hatch: 1984 Renault R5 Turbo 2

This 1984 Renault R5 Turbo II has been in California since new and is sold with all necessary registration paperwork, a California BAR label, and extensive records detailing, among other things, a significant engine refresh. The Turbo II was… more»

Curious Creation: 1948 Simca Custom Cabriolet

It is quite hard to comprehend what is for sale before you. This car is listed as a 1948 Simca cabriolet and can be purchased for a buy-it-now price of $12,500. You can also make an offer. The question… more»

Wheeler Dealers: Mike Brewer’s 1971 Citroen Safari

I think if the Cat in the Hat drove a car, it would look like this 1971 Citroen Safari. Why? It just has those goofy looking proportions of an eight-door airport limousine from yesteryear – something that would fit… more»

Parked Since ’71: 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon

This 1961 Citroen ID19 Safari Wagon looks promising in these dusty, as-found photos of it languishing in a Tennessee barn. Despite its completeness, there are body issues lurking that will make this either an exceptional parts car or tremendous… more»

Serial Number 0001: 1960 Henney Kilowatt

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher in more ways than one. While a 1960 Henney Kilowatt based on a Renault Dauphine is unusual enough, the seller has this one listed as #0001 even though they started making… more»

Eclectic Collection: Barn Finds in Baltimore

This listing for what appears to be a shed or barn full of projects doesn’t have much info to go on, and prices listed seem ambitious. But there are some interesting projects here that may warrant a phone call,… more»

Clean Charleston: 1980 Citroen 2CV

The notion of dressing up a car that’s grown long in the tooth is a phenomenon not limited to domestic automakers. Enter the venerable Citroen 2CV, which had a VW Beetle-like tenacity as it related to its refusal to… more»

48K Mile 1983 Renault Le Car

The Renault 5, or R5 – also known as the Le Car in North America – certainly has one of the most recognizable shapes in all of the auto world. This 1983 Renault Le Car can be found here… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Borla’s 1972 Citroen SM!

UPDATE – This Citroen needs to move along, so Mr. Borla has dropped the asking price to $10,000! So take another look and be sure to make an offer via the form at the bottom of the page. When… more»

Who Would Restore A 1983 Renault LeCar?

Wow, a Renault LeCar, I haven’t seen one of these in years and honestly didn’t think it was possible for one of these to last 36 years, but here it is. Of course, to look this great, it took… more»

Two In The Country: 1948 Peugeot 202 Woodie Wagon

Representing what the French automotive manufacturers could do with wood and steel, this 1948 Peugeot 202 Woodie wagon is for sale at a hefty $19,500 asking price. It is located in Grass Valley, California. They do not mention any… more»

Beau Projet Voitures: Massive French Auction

There’s a lot of interesting vintage tin coming up for auction in France, where some 250 cars across a wide range of years and makes are up for grabs. The auction is set for this Saturday and will include… more»

1 of 500 Sold: 1965 Renault Alpine 110

This 1965 Renault Alpine A110 is listed for sale in Mexico, where the seller claims it was one of only about 500 cars sold there. I suspect this is one of the Mexican-built Dinalpin editions, as Renault contracted the… more»