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Renault 8 Gordini Paper Car Free Paper Model DownloadHere are five Renault 8 Gordini car paper models, designed by Ichiyama, and the scale of the papercrafts are 1:30. They are Renault 8 Gordini 1100, Renault 8 Gordini 1300, Renault 8 Gordini 1100 #91 1964 Tour de Corse, Renault 8 Gordini 1300 #127 1967 Ralley Monte Carlo and Renault 8 Gordini 1300 Coupe National 1969 #9 R.chevaux.

Renault 8 Gordini Paper Models

The Renault 8 and Renault 10 are two small family cars produced by the French manufacturer Renault in the 1960s and early 1970s.

The 8 was launched in 1962, and the 10, a more upmarket version of the 8, was launched in 1965. The Renault 8 ceased production and sales in France in 1973. By then the Renault 10 had already been replaced, two years earlier, by the front wheel drive Renault 12.

They were produced in Bulgaria until 1970, and an adapted version of the Renault 8 continued to be produced in Spain until 1976. In Romania, a version of the 8 was produced under license between 1968 and 1971 as the Dacia 1100.

The 8 design looks very similar to the Alfa Romeo front-wheel drive prototype tipo 103 (1960), because Alfa Romeo and Renault had a business relationship in the 1950s and 1960s. Renault was marketing Alfa Romeo cars and Alfa Romeo was building the Renault Dauphine (1959–1964), Ondine (an up-market version of the Dauphine) (1961–1962) and R4 (1962–1964) under license in Italy. In total 70,502 Dauphine/Ondine and 41,809 R4's were built by Alfa Romeo. [via wiki]

Gordini is a French sports car manufacturer. The firm was founded by Amédée Gordini nicknamed "Le Sorcier" (The Sorcerer). Gordini competed in Formula One from 1950 to 1956.

Gordini worked with Renault as an engine tuner, entering Renault Gordini cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 1962 and 1969. After this, Gordini retired and sold his firm to Renault. Renault sold Gordini-badged performance versions of models including the Renault Dauphine, Renault 5, Renault 8 and the Renault 12.

In November 2009, Renault announced that it would be reviving the Gordini name for an exclusive line of hot hatches, in a similar fashion to Fiat's revival of its Abarth name. Modern models to bear the name include the Renault Twingo and the Renault Clio.

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