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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make Renault
History          
Year 1919
Owned by B.I. Gordon c1963- 1970s
Model
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Tourer
Colours              
Registration Numbers R**-9165/SRH
References Nick Wood; 1963 Annual Vintage Reliability Run
 
 1919
                      Renault

 

Make Renault History          
Year   Owned by Robin Hurst of Harare - Believed to be for sale.
Model Dauphine
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Sedan
Colours White            
Registration Numbers
References
 
Dauphine
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Raced by Colin Barnett
Model
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Pic via Rob Davison
 
Renault
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Raced by Brendan Cairns
Model
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Pic via Rob Davison
 
Renault
 


Make Renault History          
Year   Owned by a collector in Harare
Model Dauphine
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Convertible
Colours White            
Registration Numbers AAG-8269/ZIM
References
 
DauphineDauphine
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Raced in Rhodesia by Ed Pietersen and Johnny Rodrigues. Photo shows the car around 1974 when they raced at Donnybrook Sold by Johnny around 1990.
Model R8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Ed Pietersen
 
 R8
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Used in Bulawayo by Mike Bygrave, sold in 1980 to Ian Schwartz in South Africa. Written off when the car came off a trailer, parts used in various other R8s.
Model R8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Sedan
Colours White with Red and Green horizontal stripes when in South Africa.
           
Registration Numbers
References Ian Schwartz
 
R8R8
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Raced in Rhodesia by Ron Lupson, winner of the National Saloons Championship in 1972.
Model R8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Yellow
           
Registration Numbers
References Pics Randal Kennerley & Rob Davison
 
R* LupsonLupson R8
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Owned by Ian Steel in Umtali. The shut-line on the front passenger door was like the Grand Canyon! The cam was so wild he couldn't use fourth gear in town and was going through head gaskets at the rate of about one a month. Ian eventually installed a bog standard R10 motor. 
Model R8
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Blue and white
           
Registration Numbers
References Ian Steel
 
R8
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Owned by a chap called Spiros in Salisbury from 1971. Later taken to South Africa. Sold in 1998 to Brian Evans. After passing through a number of owners the car was acquired by Shannon Winterstein, a Johannesburg auctioneer.
Model Alpine 110
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Rick Fenner; CAR (South Africa) March 2010.
 
 

 

Make Renault History          
Year   R12 at the Falls Road Race Track, Bulawayo Dave Griffiths 1974-75
Model 12
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers
References Gary Hoffman
 
R12
 

Make Renault History          
Year 1978 Owned 1985-89 by Andy Walker
Model 17TS
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers 281-383-A/RHO
References
 
17TS
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Possibly ex Ian Hesketh
Model 4
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 238-018-P/RHO
References Pic via Viv Westbury
 
R4
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Raced by Alannah Evans.
Model 5
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Pic via Rob Davison
 
R5
 

Make Renault History          
Year   Hired by Mike Hartwell in 1980
Model 5
Chassis No.  
Engine No.  
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours              
Registration Numbers 326-730-Q
References Mike Hartwell
 
R5
 

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