Vintage Car Carrier of the Day: A Colorful Load of 1976 Renault 5s, Before They Were Named “Le Car”

It’s easy to forget that the Renault 5 wasn’t always called “Le Car”. It was introduced in the US in 1976 as just the Renault 5, and then in 1977, re-named as Le Car. Since none of these sport the distinctive Le Car graphics on their sides, we can be quite sure these are 1976 models, being hauled by a Convoy Freightliner and one of their shop-built lightweight trailers.

Here’s proof (in case it’s needed):

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