1997 Renault Sport Spider


  • Renault Sport Spider model with very low mileage
  • Standard car weighing 930 kg with 145 bhp
  • Classic yellow bodywork
  • Roadworthiness test valid until January 2025
  • One of 1,240 windscreen models
  • one of only 60 right-hand drive models in the world

The most

It started out as an answer to a persistent problem - how to occupy the Alpine factory - but it became one of Renault's boldest cars. The one that was simply called the Sport Spider was a response to the Lotus Elise, a lightweight, streamlined car powered by a 145bhp Clio Williams engine.
Only 1,640 examples of the Renault Sport Spider were built, most fitted with a windscreen, as on this model. It is finished in the RS Spider's iconic bright yellow. This is an exceptionally low mileage car in factory standard condition, and an opportunity to discover one of France's most exciting modern sports cars.
The RS Sport Spider was designed as a track car, but this one is also road registered. In the hands of its vendor since 2011, it is offered for sale with an unconditional MOT until January 2025.

History and documentation

  • First registration on 28 January 1997
  • The Registration Certificate shows that the car was acquired by the seller on 15 November 2011.
  • One of 1,240 cars supplied from the factory with a windscreen
  • Built by Alpine and originally intended to be an Alpine
  • Roadworthiness to 19 January 2025 without reserve


  • Classically finished in yellow with good paintwork and unpainted exterior fittings Some light stone chips visible on lower panels as shown in photos
  • Plastic composite bodywork is well preserved with straight panels and scissor doors
  • Windscreen model provides extra protection and versatility for occupants
  • 16-inch five-spoke alloy wheels look good, and are fitted with quality Michelin tyres
  • Smooth underside enhances aerodynamics and handling
  • No reservations on 2023 technical inspection for structure or running gear
  • Standard factory car with original accessories, including aluminium pedals Simple interior with smart Recaro seats in good condition with little wear and tear


  • Clio Williams specification 2-litre F7R engine developing 145bhp
  • 5-speed manual gearbox 0-100 km/h in 6.5 seconds
  • No operating or driving problems reported
  • Very low mileage car with less than 40,000 km covered since leaving the factory

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1997
  • Make Renault
  • Model Spider
  • Colour Yellow
  • Odometer 39,711 Kilometres
  • Engine size 2000
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Landes
  • Country France
Bidding history
33 bids
  • Bu•••• €36,500 21/04/24
  • cc•••• €36,000 21/04/24
  • Bu•••• €35,000 21/04/24
  • cc•••• €34,000 21/04/24
  • Bu•••• €33,000 21/04/24
  • cc•••• €32,000 21/04/24
  • Bu•••• €31,000 21/04/24
  • cc•••• €30,000 21/04/24
  • Bu•••• €29,000 21/04/24
  • jo•••• €28,000 21/04/24
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