1975 Renault Estafette Pickup

Highlights

  • Complete restoration carried out over one and a half years
  • Roadworthiness valid until August 2025
  • Serial numbers match
  • Kept in garage
  • All new headlights, indicators and door seals functional

The Appeal

Just as Germany had its Volkswagen Type 2, Renault's Estafette was France's answer to a compact commercial vehicle on wheels.

Loved for its versatility and charm, the Estafette is now a popular classic, and many owners are now restoring these vans to their former glory. This 1977 example has been meticulously restored, making it an exceptional example for any enthusiast. The restoration project, carried out by two dedicated friends, has brought this Estafette back to its original specification, preparing it for new adventures.

The work included a complete overhaul of the engine, a professionally redone paint job and the replacement of numerous components. With an MOT valid until August 2025 and matching serial numbers, this van is not only visually appealing, but mechanically sound too.



The History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1977
  • Purchased in May 2022, restoration took a year and a half
  • Stored in a garage
  • Previous registered owners unknown
  • Roadworthiness valid until August 2025
  • Serial numbers are marked as matching



The Condition

  • Front axle complete, engine, windscreen and doors removed to restore bodywork
  • Complete professional paintwork Wheels and bumpers painted the same colour as the dashboard, custom cover in the same colour
  • All new headlights and indicators operational
  • All new door seals, parts purchased from Les Anciennes
  • Interior lower frame and interior lined with anti-gravel "Blacstoner" and repainted to match exterior
  • Dashboard completely redone with new foam inside
  • Original seats and door panels fully restored Installation of treated diamond shaped aluminium plate at rear



The Mechanics

  • 1,289cc four-cylinder engine
  • Four-speed manual gearbox
  • A complete overhaul of the engine would have been carried out
  • Cylinder head ground and tested, head gasket kit replaced, all hoses replaced Starter, ignition switch, clutch, carburettor, alternator, spark plugs and complete electronic ignition replaced
  • Original radiator refurbished in copper by a specialist
  • Exhaust system completely replaced
  • Battery cables replaced
  • New tyres (with inner tubes)
  • All door and windscreen seals replaced
  • The seller tells us that the car is a real pleasure to drive, with an enchanting exhaust note due to the new exhaust system.


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Auction Details
  • Year 1975
  • Make Renault
  • Model Estafette
  • Colour Green
  • Mileage 96,500 Kilometres
  • Engine size 1289
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Gard
  • Country France
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
12 Bids
  • davis_c•••• €7,000 19/07/24
  • Dacar35 €6,500 19/07/24
  • MOUMOUS•••• €6,000 18/07/24
  • fiat.59•••• €5,000 17/07/24
  • Jekhole•••• €4,500 17/07/24
  • PriyaLi•••• €4,400 15/07/24
  • Toons74 €4,300 15/07/24
  • mike-bu•••• €4,100 15/07/24
  • swissma•••• €4,000 15/07/24
  • Philipp•••• €2,000 15/07/24

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