1977 Renault 17 Ts

Renault 17 TS

The Renault 15 and Renault 17 were two variations of the like car intentional and reinforced by French producer Renault ‘tween 1971 and 1980. They were efficaciously takeoveré versions of the Renault 12. The chief remainder betwixt the two cars was their headlamp form – the 15 had two orthogonal headlights whereas the 17 had quartet troll headlights.

1977 Renault 17 Ts

The Renault 15 and 17 were presented at the Paris Motive Establish in October 1971.

The bod and well-nigh of the run paraphernalia came from the Renault 12, patch the 1565cc 108bhp locomotive in the more muscular R17 TS and R17 Gordini models was derived from the locomotive in the Renault 16 TS. Though the mechanicals of the cars were derived from over-the-counter Renaults, the consistency was all new; Due to superstitions, the R17 was sold as R177 in Italy. The R15 and R17 remained in product until 1979 when they were both replaced by the Renault Fuego.

1977 Renault 17 Ts


  • October 1971: Unveiling of the Renault 15 and Renault 17 two-door coupes. The R15 TL had the 1289cc locomotive from the Renault 12 (rated at 60bhp), whereas the R15 TS, R17 TL and R17 TS all had the 1565cc from the Renault 16 TS (rated at 90bhp for the R15 TS and R17 TL, and at 108bhp shot for the R17 TS). The R15 TL, R15 TS and R17 TL all had a 4-speed gearbox whereas the R17 TS had a 5-speed gearbox.
  • 1973: Textile sunshine-roof useable on R17 TL and TS.
  • 1974: R17 TS locomotive upgraded to 1605cc.
  • 1975: R17 TS renamed R17 Gordini.
  • Adjoin 1976: New R15 and R17 ranges introduced as follows: R15 TL, R15 GTL, R17 TS and R17 Gordini. The R15 TL/GTL were automatically superposable to the earliest R15 TL, piece the R17 TS and Gordini had the 1647cc locomotive from the Renault 16 TX.
  • 1979: R15/17 output ends.
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