Renault has been building cars for almost the entire history of the motor industry. The company was founded in 1899, so you’re going to be hearing a lot about its 120th anniversary next year.

But the first Renault car predates the company. It was built in 1898, which gives us a chance to celebrate Renault’s long-running achievement now rather than wait another 12 months. And that’s exactly what we’re going to do.

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