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1913→1920 Renault Type DM

1913→1920 Renault Type DM

1913→1920 Renault Type DM

Powered by a four-cylinder engine, the Type DM replaced the Type CQ. It was first presented at Les Mines on 16 January 1913 and was very capable for its period.

Curiously, the car could achieve 75 kph which was well above the amount permitted by French law. This was possible because the car used a monobloc four-cylinder engine that produced around 20 bhp. For taxation, the unit was only rated at 11 hp.

Launched right before the war, the Type DM was not updated until 1920 when it became the Type GS.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
production years 1913 – 1920
built at France
engine Inline-4
position Front, Longituinal
aspiration Natural
power 14.9 kw / 20 bhp @ 1600 rpm
transmission 3-Speed Manual
top speed ~75 kph / 46.58 mph