Top 10 French Cars

April 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

French Cars

The French people and the French cars have been very seldom associated with the production of great cars but this fact can’t be over seen that some of the great and hot favorite models of cars have came from the French lands. The famous French brands which are earning a good name for their land includes; Renault, Peugeot, Citroen, Bugatti and Venturi. Some of the best models of cars which are still enlisted as the top cars of the world are also the French models and in this article a list of top 10 French cars have been provided which have been pretty much consistent in winning the hearts of people.

1. Renault Sport Spider

This is a very famous roadster produced by one of the hot favorite automakers Renault between 1996 to 1999. Over the years this company was lacking behind in the sports car’s range but this model has again brought a good fame for the company. This model was built in seriously limited numbers and this mid-engine model was more like that of Lotus Elise as the chief focus behind its creation was also to maximize the driving experience to quite some great heights.

Photo by Rutger RS

Photo by Rutger RS

2. Bugatti Veyron 16.4

This is no doubt one of the most dashing and muscular model of powerful car that was brought to the international markets from the French automaker ‘Bugatti’. Even if this list of top French cars has not been created, this model has got it place in the top cars of the world due to its style and capabilities. This car is also considered as the most recent version of the mid-engine grand sports car with some record braking capabilities and that is an exclusive creation of Sports car by Bugatti for the 21st century. This car is well known in the world for its fast speed, awesome performance and quite an expensive price tag.

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Photo by Jeroenolthof.nl

3. Bugatti EB 110

This is another dashing member of the Bugatti family that was produced between 1991 and 1995 with a full French spirit. This sports car carries a heavy set of styling with a huge muscular and dashing outlook. Like the Veyron this model is also based on extremism of every feature, from the design to the internal specifications this model is extremely awesome. Even now this car has been well appraised by the people along the world because the class of technology it brings with it, really touches the heart of people.

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Photo by murphy03

4. Venturi Fetish

This is a very common belief for this model that Americans have their Tesla Roadster and French have this Venturi Fetish. The drive of this car is reported to be really plain and comfortable along with a nice speed and power as well. This car is also claimed to be the world’s first production electric sports car and its concept was revealed for the first time in 2002 at the Geneva motor show. This car was aimed to clear this misconception in the minds of people that the electric cars lack performance and this model has beautifully achieved its goal. This car gives and outstanding acceleration and it has the power to take you from 1 – 100km/h in less than 5 seconds.

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Photo by big-ashb

5. Citroen C4 Coupe

This is also considered to be one of the most promising models from the French automaker ‘Citroen’; it is specifically developed to raze the roads with the heavy technological interiors and a very fine optimal hybrid drive train. The design of this car is refreshingly modern and beautiful but the performance is not reported to be very much out class as seen in the rally inspired street versions of cars.

Photo by adi Pintilie

Photo by adi Pintilie

6. Renault Alpine

This is the first model by Alpine under the ownership of Renault which is one of the best French automaker and this was one of the brake away for Renault as earlier they were famous for producing the usual everyday cars and this model has ruled the race tracks in the earlier years of its production. The latest model of this sports car is amazingly dashing and highly capable to make you feel flying on the roads.

Photo by xosboedo

Photo by xosboedo

7. Peugeot RCZ

This is the most famous model of Peugeot which is considered as the strongest competitor for the Audi TT. It was first released as a concept 2007’s Frankfurt Motor Show and from that time this captured the eyes of a huge number of people along the world. It gives an exciting feel of a true sports car with its dashing looks and tremendous specifications. This model carries a price tag of £20,450 but when you’ll come to see this model actually, it looks even more than the price tag. In short we can say that this car has got all the goodies to be named as the flagship of the sports cars developed by Peugeot.

Photo by Autoscaph

Photo by Autoscaph

8. Peugeot 406 Coupe

This car has been claimed to be one of the most well style car on the roads which carries quite well capabilities as well along with this dashing looks. For the style, this car has got the attractions from along the world and one of the reasons might be the affordable price tag of this model. The refined looks of this model gives it a mini Ferrari status but the price tag make it even more than that. Its drive is claimed to be very comfortable but for the town driving it is not claimed to be the best choice.

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Photo by Pads_brat

9. Citroen DS

This was a space age concept brought for the cars in 1970’s; Citroen is always famous for the production of car that offers quite well and enhanced road handling and this one is one of the most oldest model from this company. The style of this car also gives a look of a luxurious model and the excellent road handling make this feeling stronger.

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Photo by en.wikipedia.org

10. Renault R5 Turbo

This is a very high performing hatchback automobile produced in the early 1980’s and it is probably the least sporty car ever seen. This small car also acquired a good fame when it was firstly released and by the time this model creeps down in the ratings. This is simply a fun car that has a horsepower of 158 and carries a 1.4 liter turbo engine. So overall we can say that it is well for those who want to enjoy the small cars with not so extra ordinary capabilities.

These were some of the highly capable French models of cars which are getting the attractions of most of the people of world up till now, even though some of the models are quite older ones.


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