Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email Share on Pinterest. Leg room complaints diminished. As for used 500s being pounded on resale value, the new ones do not do much better. 1983 Renault (USA) (AMC) Alliance 4-Door Sedan all versions specifications and performance data. The driver’s seat and position were great, and I remember the seat itself being very comfortable. LanEvo HalfDork 2/6/18 7:44 p.m. This is a used â¦ Brussels, Belgium: Editions Auto-Magazine. The Encores themselves were everywhere. If I had to guess, I would say it’s Monte Markham. . The Renault 9 was awarded the 1982 European Car of the Year, while the Alliance appeared on Car and Driver's Ten Best list for 1983, and was the 1983 Motor Trend Car of the Year. And not just that — a convertible Alliance, surely the rarest body style, with a new top and service records from an expensive recent … The 500 is an exercise in styling, and works as a good retro entry level car. FCA has become notorious for dragging it’s feet on executing recalls, as well as incompetent/uncaring dealer service departments. "BL passe la 3ème vitesse" [BL puts it into third]. Pictures. Will you carve corners at breakneck speed or win many drag races? The only issues I can recall my friend having with his Alliance were the radiator leaking and some problems with the CV joints, but other than that it was a great little car. Capture. After a about a year of endurance and lots of walking, I got into an accident when the brakes failed to react fast enough on a bright sunny, hot day on I395; my first accident. I recommend buying. Sort By Price. C $18.21. Part of an Alliance convertible build film. Comments. It was an automatic. They have moved on to Intrepids. Visiting the Mull of Kintyre recently I was pleased to note that Peugeots were unusually common, just like when I was a kid. Want to make your 1983 Renault Alliance one of a kind, keep it running at its peak, or turn it into a high-powered beast? Required fields are marked *. 1 2. The 17s have seen some big price cuts. Wow -- this car was the worst purchase that I've ever made. We also forget that Renault saved AMC, and that the big Chrysler sedans (LH platform) was a Renault 25 with a bit of tweaking. I remember vividly reading the article on the wagon and when I saw the parked sedan it immediately popped to mind and I asked myself why there were quad rounds on that one instead of the dual squares. The narrator sounds familiar. Clio Grandtour Estate. At a car lot in Longview TX. CC Capsule: 1983 Renault Alliance â You Deserve An Encore. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. © 2020 CarGurus, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Clio. The Alliance was incredibly good-looking for 1983. Description for Renault Alliance 1983: Good Day, Up for your consideration is a 1983 Renault Allaince Motor Trend Car of the Year Edition #2699/3000. The party was over by mid ’87. 1983 Renault Alliance. all around performance was week. Whoops! . Order online today! This is for a 1983-87 Renault Alliance. in the back seat for me and my brother, 6′ and 5’10” respectively. The radiator would overheat, the alternator wouldn't charge, the belts were corroding. Hi Steve, 2 years in on my Fiat 500 and I can tell you that I have not had any problems with it. Class. The whole reliability thing is a bad by-product of a lack of a large dealer and service network, as the English, French and Italian makers had regular maintenance requirements that the average American never heeded, and many average mechanics did not understand or care to learn the differences.I will hope that the French-hating will not be too bad here, but I can assume it will rear it’s ugly head. I would not pay for the many upgrades available myself, but if you want a pimped-out version, more power to you. Great song! These were popular for a couple years in Chicago area, but by summer ’85 they started the rebates and low for the time 9.9% financing. We’ve got amazing prices on 1983 Alliance Transmission & Drivetrain and Cooling … Reading the article, I was just wondering when I last saw a R9 or R11 here in (strangely warm and sunny) Scotland, and realised I can’t even remember the last time I saw its successor R19. These prices reflect the current national average retail price for 1983 Renault Alliance trims at different mileages. I only glimpsed a US spec 505 once, in the showroom of the local Subaru dealer who also carried Pugs, and do not recall. The OHC 1.7 that was introduced in 85 picked up the tempo a bit. Although the 9 and 11 cars had different names and body styles, they were identical under the skin, and were intended to jointly replace the older Renault 14. 5. Great find! Renault Alloy Wheels. That car was amazingly comfortable on that long, long, long drive. I always noticed the “loyalty to a French brand” thing here in Scotland, but attributed it to Renault/Peugeot being the only dealer for miles around. Those Fiat dealers with Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM seems to fair better though. 1983 Renault Alliance in Misfits of Science, 1985-1986 . I had to carry an extra bottle of antifreeze and water just to keep the car from bubbling over every few miles. Just be wary, as you would with any used car. Clio Sport. A cousin of my wife’s bought an Alliance new and kept it for an amazingly long time. . 14. The driver’s seat was a great place to be in these cars – very unusual for an “economy” car. Sanity soon prevailed however. 19. No, but you will have a smile on your face while you tool around in it. New Listing For 1983-1985 Renault Alliance Radiator Cap 44317KT 1984 (Fits: 1985 Renault Alliance) Brand New. I meant to say (Dutch) owners of French cars…. For once he tried something different, a new VW Vento (=Jetta). Or should i say Dr. Peugeot? Well, for it’s worth, I have not seen one of these (9 or 11) in ages here in Austria and I think most of them are gone in Israel too (other than as collectors items). Mitad Renault 9 mitad Renault 11, así era el Alliance . It was manufactured from 1983 through 1987. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. From United States. 0 bids +$4.00 shipping. Buy used Renault Alliance transmission from our network that offers up to a two-year warranty on qualified units! 1 2. 1983 Press Photo An American-made Renault Alliance Limited - not04323 This is an original press photo. Dated February 1993. When I was looking for my first car in 2000, I fancied a Chamade. 61,200 original miles. When I was just sixteen, my best bud from high school and I drove the Encore (which now belonged to my older brother) from Boston through Canada, and all the way back to Flint. the last attempt to sell the inventory was marking Fiat 500s with thousands dollars down, and it still didn’t work. I was witness to plenty of Ford/Chevy arguments at work. The Renault 19 Chamade, the R19 sedan. R-01 Workshop Manual for Renault M.R.194, Bodywork 1/4" thick, Like new condition $20.00; R-02 Workshop Manual for Renault Fuego, M.R.238, Mechanical 1368-136A 1-1/4" thick, with service bulletin supps. Buy It Now +$10.80 shipping. I shot this -also white- Renault 11 (Encore) TXE last year. I did end up purchasing a ’76 Malibu Classic coupe in this same shade of tan which, compared with the Matador, probably saved me from a lot of teenage ridicule I would have experienced otherwise. The way they wedged a new body assembly and paint line into the old Lakefront plant, the new greenfield plant in Brampton, tons of new equipment. Where sport, luxury and poverty come together in a single car! 1983-1987. By the time I moved the seat close enough to work the clutch, I was eating the steering wheel. I liked the fuel economy but the car broke down after three months. New Listing For 1984-1987 Renault Alliance Wiper Blade Front Trico 65845KT 1985 … She and her husband have a knack for picking cars that develop bad reputations, but keeping the things forever. I remember seeing them often in the same tan/beige color as yours, Joseph! 1985 â¦ Under 20 grand for a Cabrio, new, is getting into 4 year old Beetle convert territory. A coworker had an Encore and was quite enthused about it. Encuentra Renault Alliance 1985 en Mercado Libre México! $3.00. Fiat dealer in Traverse City closed their doors last year, and the last attempt to sell the inventory was marking Fiat 500s with thousands dollars down, and it still didn’t work. That’s a lot of work for a car that sold in microscopic quantity. I’ll have to go back and take photos of it. This 1986 Renault Alliance is said to be in very good mechanical and cosmetic condition with only 17k original miles. Friends on FB continually taunt me with ads for Renaults…one ad for a Fuego in Columbus actually had me thinking for a moment “I could drive down there, grab the Fuego and park it in my Aunt’s garage until I hired a transporter to get it home” as she lived in a burb of Columbus at the time. That title was so Premier it deserved a Medallion. My opinion is that, being “European” (but built in Mexico), they would be more solid and luxurious. They are, in truth, basic entry level cars, and taken as such, they are fine, but not outstanding. How much does a Renault 4 weighs? From United States +C $24.75 shipping estimate. Monday, January 16, 2017. The US version was known as the Renault Encore. You have come to the right place if you need new or replacement parts for your 1983 Alliance. Renault Alliance 1983. The Alliance appeared on Car and Driver's Ten Best list for 1983, and was the 1983 Motor Trend Car of the Year. I cannot think of the last time I saw one of these in operable condition. They either have exceptional luck or pouring money into rolling turds just seems normal to them – I have no idea which. Quality is at the heart of everything we do at CARiD, so whatever your project, our brand name products and qualified experts will ensure success. I still laugh when I think about it. Spent a lot of time in small Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault hatchbacks in Europe as well. Small saloons are grandma cars here so good cheap used buys, and with alloys and a spoiler they resembled Alain Menu’s 1993 BTCC car. FCA is putting a big push on Alfa, which is dualed with Fiat, so the next couple years will be interesting. Previous Renaults rotted like there was no tomorrow (in our climate). Description for Renault Alliance 1983: Good Day, Up for your consideration is a 1983 Renault Allaince Motor Trend Car of the Year Edition #2699/3000. Originally, FCA demanded that an existing FCA dealership had to set up a separate building to sell Fiats, which ran the cost to the dealers out of sight. Hope everyone had a great weekend. I took the Red Line south from my neighborhood of Edgewater to the Harrison stop downtown near Columbia College, then transferred to the No. When you compare these cars to the competition of the day – Escorts, K-cars, etc. For all the hate that many have for French cars, they really are not that bad. It had the cool alloy wheels that were somewhat rare, too….He loved that car and really DROVE it – I mean hard. That was unheard of back then. The car is a dark grey with a tan cloth interior. His diction is very precise. Thanks, everyone. And then some uninsured driver T-boned it while my brother was driving it. The 308 looks OK outside, but has a bit of French eccentricity in the iP. Here's the last nice Renault Alliance left. Durability. Chassis: X42 Class: Coup é Origin: France Unplayable vehicle: Advertising. I guess what I like the most about this particular Alliance is that it seems to have, literally, found an “encore” by its very existence, just by outlasting just about every other example of its kind out there. Haut de la page Site complet I mentioned him before, somewhere in the CC comment section(s). Pre-Owned. 1983 Renault Alliance in Color of Night, 1994 . The Peugeot 405 Mi16 is one of the best all-around sports sedans Iâve ever had. Now by the last two comments I realize I saw an early US spec car. My parents bought one the first of the ’83s of this car! The Alliance is second. It never let him down over the five years that he had it. This past Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and just over a month ago, I ventured to Chicagoâs Hyde Park neighborhood to watch a movie at the historic Harper Theater with a close friend and her grade school-aged daughter. I saw an alliance drive by in the background of a recent episode of chasing classic cars with Wayne Carini, surprised the hell out of me. I remember trying to bargain the owner down from $400, but the price was firm. Agree on all fronts. For the USA automotive market, the Renault Alliance was built by the American Motors Corporation. I spent more on repairs than I spent on the car and the car only had 80,000 miles on it at the time. I still think these cars look pretty neat today. The stick version was maddeningly slow to get to speed, but the automatic was dangerously slow. Renault Alliance Club Passion : site dédié à la Renault Alliance, la Renault Encore, la Renault GTA. I looked over some of the Peugeot models to get an idea how they will play to German tastes. To the people who would insist that a Renault would be reliable if properly maintained, I doted on my R5, lavishing it with maintenance, washing, waxing….it still bit my wallet for something every year, alternator, radiator, brake proportioning valve, master cylinder, then it rotted out when only 5 years old. Under the hood an 82 hp 1.7 liter engine, the transmission is a 5-speed manual. 1983 Renault Alliance Alliance Motor Trend COTY Edition 2699/3000. Too bad because just a few years earlier there seemed to be so much promise. Ironically, he went downtown one day to pay a court ticket and the car was gone when he came out, never to see it again. Really neat, isn’t it Steve ? Good Day, Up for your consideration is a 1983 Renault Allaince Motor Trend Car of the Year Edition #2699/3000. inscription. The debut of the AMC-Renault Alliance (essentially a Kenosha-ized Renault 9) in 1983 so impressed the writers at Motor Trend that … We carry a wide-ranging catalog of used Renault transmissions for all applications including gas and diesel engines. The car sat in our garage for 2 years until I was able to sell it for $250, for parts -- and could do nothing but smile as they towed it away. In the beginning, this model used a 1.4L OHV I4 engine that produced 64 hp and was … This 1986 Renault Alliance is said to be in very good mechanical and cosmetic condition with only 17k original miles. They seemed to have an over abundance of AMC / Renault’s in the driveway all the time. None — -- 6 speaker stereo, good sound system, lots of leg room, 5-speed manual transmission -- metallic charcoal grey with a camel cloth interior -- a real head turner. Guys said the auction market in central Florida at the time was flooded with them, and could be bought on the cheap. That means today I saw a US-spec 505 in Portugal. The car is a dark grey with a tan cloth interior. 1983 Renault Alliance Reviews: Read 3 candid owner reviews for the 1983 Renault Alliance. He said that very dryly, in only a way a Flint resident could have. 1935 Willys 77 Sedan Brown RWD Manual Barn Find Original Survivor Hotrod Gasser 1951 Willys M38 Jeep, Frame up restoration '58 Willys Overland Jeep Rat Rod Pickup original 1942 MB Willys Jeep, gun mount, pedestal, pioneer kit Blown Alcohol Fueled 426ci HEMI/Copy of Orig Red Baron/Lightened Comp Interior Massive Price … Today I was walking and saw a 505 with quad rounds and large bumpers. Contributor: huatuanhai Contributor: huatuanhai. This bus then took me within just a few blocks of the restaurant near the theater where I was meeting Adrienne and her daughter. I was something like an sixteen hour drive that I did all in one stretch (with loads and loads of caffeine – I could never do it now). No, the Renault 4 is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). They are not. For 1983, AMC introduced the new Renault Alliance, which was a much more modern, space-efficient, fuel-efficient, front-wheel-drive subcompact car than the rear-drive Spirit, with its 14-year-old platform. And his buddy had a business in 1990 of buying cars for cheap at auction, fixing them and flipping them. Get the best deals for renault alliance at eBay.com. This was my first time venturing to that part of the south side using public transportation exclusively, but it proved to be a cinch. So, Iâm into some oddball cars. The Renault 9 and Renault 11 are small family cars produced by the French manufacturer Renault for model years 1981–1988 in saloon (Renault 9) and hatchback (Renault 11) configurations — both were styled by the French automobile designer, Robert Opron.. Variants were manufactured by American Motors Corporation (AMC), as the Renault Alliance … I knew then that AMC was circling the drain. reviews reviews. I think they were a little more refined and definitely more driver oriented. The Renault Alliance is one of those cars that many recall but, it seems, few remember with much fondness. LanEvo HalfDork 2/6/18 7:44 p.m. Compared to a Kia Rio hatch, or a Fiesta, or Sonic, they are very comparable, but they get lumped in with Mini, BMW, and more expensive models. Looks like the 508 will wear an Insignia badge well: clean simple lines and a straightforward instrument panel. The Renault Alliance, an Americanized Renault 9, began coming off the Kenosha assembly line for the 1983 model year, with production continuing until Chrysler bought AMC in 1987. I’ll join the chorus in congratulating you on this find.It’s been a long while since I’ve seen either an Alliance or Encore. AMC Renault Alliance . January 1983. Wow, that was quite the journey, Joseph! And yes, there was: the 16s (or 16v) with a 135 hp engine and a top speed of 215 km/h. I love those AMC dog dishes but I’ve never seen them on a Matador coupe, let alone one with a vinyl roof! They dropped that requirement, so now a dealer can show Fiats in the same store as he used to sell Darts and 200s in, before they were dropped. First 80’s cars to be called “beaters”, even before same year Chevettes. Find your alloy wheels and tyres by vehicle make and model. Remember this one ? Everything went at once, starting with the timing belt, exhaust system, engine seized up, etc, etc...Took it to several garages (the dealership had closed by then) and got the same answer -- "we don't know what's wrong with your car." 1989 Renault Alliance Convertible Left Hand Drive in White 2door, Manual, with many extras including air conditioning, electric hood, electric windows, central locking, power steering, radio/cassette player, alloy wheels, tinted glass. Learn how your comment data is processed. And the two favorite my family owned, to boot. 1984-86 Renault Encore wheel center cap. Kidding. . I remember sitting in the convertible version at the auto show when they were new, I actually kind of liked that one. El Renault Alliance es un derivado del Renault 9 producido y comercializado en Estados Unidos y Canadá por AMC entre 1983 y 1987. VHS linear audio also has very poor high frequency response, which accounts for the somewhat muffled sound of the narration. Haven’t seen too many of these in my time. 1983: The Wisconsin-built Renault Alliance is the future of the automobile. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Phare Seal Beam 1983-85. Let’s face it – even though its execution and build quality were far less than perfect, this car’s basic design was a good one, and decent enough to merit introduction of its hatchback derivative in the United States. By Murilee Martin. This simple and quick process will guide you to finding fully suitable alloy wheels and tyres for your vehicle. They had one when their working career started, and they still have one when they retire, decades later. Once a Renault / Peugeot / Citroën owner, always a Renault / Peugeot / Citroën owner. You’re right – I did mean Columbia College. You can often pick up a used 500C cheap, as they do get pounded for depreciation. But I donât know much at all about the AMC-Renault models we got The Renault Alliance, an Americanized Renault 9, began coming off the Kenosha assembly line for the 1983 model year, with production continuing until Chrysler bought AMC in 1987. Both had been developed under the Renault code name L42, and were designed by Robert Opron. That’s why I asked. Joseph, if you’re traveling from Edgewater to Hyde Park, I’m shocked you only found that Alliance. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. There is no question they still offer a very different “feel” from the Germans or a sportier Japanese like a Mazda, and on a longer trip I’d take the French car any day, so I can see why anyone who has gotten used to French levels of comfort (ride-wise) would hate driving, say, a VW Golf. Cons: I wondered, as I walked around the car snapping just a few photos with my phone (I had left my camera at home, as it was drizzling that day), if the owner had to get out and push it to make it go in reverse, as did my first piano teacher. Although the 9 and 11 cars had different names and body styles, they were identical under the skin, and were intended to jointly replace the older … A little plaque on the dash read âMotor Trendâ and â1200â³ â apparently Renault thought these cars were special enough to deserve individual numbering. That car got the best mileage of any car that I’ve ever owned. Although the 9 and 11 cars had different names and body styles, they were in fact identical under the skin, and were intended to jointly replace the older Renault 14. 1983 Renault Alliance in Wiseguys vs. Zombies, 2003 . Last time I looked, Carfax was saying the parts were not yet available. Joseph, you’re a god among men for finding a roadworthy Alliance in the center of the Rustbelt! Included used parts in good condition. Hi Steve, 2 years in on my Fiat 500 and I can tell you that I have not had any problems with it. Too bad most of them were a steaming pile reliability wise. 25. Somewhere along the line, my winter reading list will include “The Last American CEO” about the waning days of AMC and the sale to Chrysler. It's Front Wheel Drive (FWD). The accident was terrible not for what you think. Like new condition $35.00; R-03 Workshop Manual for Renault The Renault 4 top speed is 110 Km/h / 68 mph. Wow! I do love French cars and have owned and driven a few. A litany of unreliability ensued. CC Capsule: 1983 Renault Alliance – You Deserve An Encore. Of course the Renault crumpled like a piece of paper, there was no damage on the Honda, but the lady pretended her back, neck, butt was hurting. Descubre la mejor forma de comprar online. Always had something wrong with them. I keep thinking about a 500 Cabrio because I miss the Renault’s huge sun roof…and, unfortunately, the Fiat has a reputation for Renault scale fragility. Encontrá 100 publicaciones para Calaveras Para Renault Alliance 1986 - Accesorios para Vehículos en Suspensión y Dirección, Encendido o Filtros en Distrito Federal, Jalisco o Puebla - Mercado Libre México 1983 Renault Alliance in Wiseguys vs. Zombies, 2003 1983 Renault Alliance in W.B., Blue and the Bean , 1989 1983 Renault Alliance in Color of Night , 1994 CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal. I had driven that car on several occasions and it really was a nice little car that liked to be driven. When I bought the Renault Alliance at some point after graduating high school, little did I know that I would be doing alot of walking. Buy used Renault Alliance motors/engines from our network that offers up to a two-year warranty on qualified units! The seller also claims it’s rust-free, which is an impressive feat for a 27-0year-old Iowa car. I think you mean Columbia College (which is near the Harrison Station), rather than Columbia University (which is in New York City), correct? Looking at the recent sales reports, sales of the 500L and 500X are cratering, though 500 sales last month were up, so the multi-thousand price cuts may have helped. I certainly had relatives who owned a string of Renaults. The Renault left me stranded on the side of the road many, many times. That car was as basic as it got, with an automatic transmission (so Mom could drive it) and a rear-window defogger as its only options. No way they ever step into something from Germany (“a plank on wheels”…), Italy or Japan. A girlfriend from those days drove an ’83 Alliance sedan much like the pictured car except with two extra doors. The seller also claims itâs rust-free, which is an impressive feat for a 27-0year-old Iowa car. PS- Paul, did the American Peugeot 505 come with quad round headlights? As a 13-yr old car buff I was just thrilled that we owned a car that Motor Trend crowned Car Of The Year. Our Renault started to fall apart at 75k miles, when I had it at college. The year after the Kenosha-built, Renault 9-based Alliance was introduced, an also-American (Motors)-ized Renault 11 hatchback version was introduced as the “Encore”. Car and Driver. 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