The key to cracking this is the lever in the slot………
Congratulations to NZSkyliner for spotting the Maxi.
Whatever it is, it looks European.
Renault 16, seconded. If not a 16, definitely some other Renault.
You guys beat me to it. I recognized it immediately since my neighbors had one when I was a teen. I think it’s the only one I ever saw. I had a chance to drive it soon after learning to drive, but it was nearly rusted through everywhere by that time. Too bad about the rust. It was a very nice car to drive, nice flat power curve, comfy, nimble and very very good on gas. That column shift was fingertip light and precise. Especially compared to the 72 Ford van column shift! It was also very reliable for them.
Definitely a Renault 16.
Renault 16 gets my vote.
Renault 16, first series :-). Love these!
I thought it was the R12, but after Googling it, I second the R16 crowd.
yes, Renault 16!
Used to get driven to recorder class in Polish neighbour’s one of these, just heavenly
Of course an R 16 or R seize as they call it in the Dordogne
An L or TL version, since it does not have the additonal driving lights the hotter TS had.
The ultimate TX version had four headlights.
Actually an earlier one, it has the slot with the switch to position the headlights, which disappeared later and was replaced by a knob in the interior to do the same.
I saw this and was certain it was an early Saab 99 with European headlights. That R16 guess got me to doubt my own instinct. I’m guessing Saab 99 just in case.
R16 Renault but as usual I’m too late.
I saw this and thought, I know, I know! That’s the stern-looking face of an R16!
But apparently, about two dozen people already said so. Darn.
Too obvious – no fun!
Too easy our kid. Even the colonials spotted it.
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