When did Renault stop making the Renault 19?
The Renault 19 is a small family car that was produced by the French car manufacturer Renault between 1988 and 1996. In Turkey and in Argentina, production continued until 2000.
How much horsepower does a Renault 19 have?
Renault claimed an acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) of 8.2 seconds for the non-catalysed version with 140 PS (103 kW; 138 hp). This engine was only available in the Phase 1 model.
When did the Renault R19 come to Germany?
San Fu Motors in Taiwan began building two versions of the R19 locally in early 1990, aiming for a monthly output of 1,000 cars. The R19 did well in Germany, a market French carmakers always had a hard time to crack. It was the best selling imported car in West Germany in 1990 and then in re-united Germany from 1991 to 1994.
Is the Renault 19 a right hand drive car?
The 16v remained as a hatch only in plush Executive guise. In 1996, the all-new Renault Megane replaced the 19. The 19 was the last Renault not to be built with right-hand drive a key consideration from the start. This is obvious when you get in a 19 after spending time in a more modern Renault like a Clio or a Laguna.
What kind of engine does a Renault 19 have?
The R19 was styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro, featuring Renault’s new E-type (or “Energy”) 1.4 L engine and F type 1.7 L versions. Base models originally used the OHV C-type Cléon 1.2 and 1.4 L engines, depending on the market. While originally only available with an atmospheric diesel engine, a turbocharged version appeared in the beginning of 1992.
When did the Renault 19 Chamade come out?
Intended to be Renault’s last numeric named car, the 19 ushered in a new naming policy, with the saloon versions of the 19 being known as the 19 Chamade, to distinguish them from the hatchbacks. The saloon version was launched in 1989.