Renault 4 vs Citroen 2CV

This is the race everyone had been waiting for - the Renault 4 vs 2CV Challenge. The video might be jerky on it's first run, but be smoother when it repeats.

The brutal 34 horsepower of the Renault's 1108cc engine takes on the light weight of the 29 horsepower 2CV.

There wasn't a lot in it. The Renault passed the finish line about 2.7 seconds before the 2CV with a closing speed of 55mph .

Thanks to Chris Wicks for providing the video.


Here's the timing slip for the race.

Hopefully next year someone can bring along an 850cc Renault 4 with just 27bhp. That should make for some very close racing.

Santa Pod timing slip

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