Today we have, as surely as night follows day, another Renault

Meet the fancy and quick (compared to a normal one) 8 Gordini.


Little known fact: the 8 and some other 1960s Renaults were available with the Jaeger automated gearbox which used an electromagnetic particle clutch (it magnetised iron filings to engage drive) and a three speed mechanical gearbox which used solenoids to change gear. Very few were sold.

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