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RENAULT 17

2-door 4-seater hatchback coupé.

Sister car to the 15, sold exclusively with larger Renault 16-based engines and with modified style including four headlamps and louvred (rather than glass) rear quarters. Modified Renault 12 floorpan. 17TS had 1565cc/108bhp at first, with four-wheel discs, fuel injection ,and five-speed 'box, 1605cc for 1974, 'Gordini' title for 1975, then name dropped, as engine size rose to 1647cc with carbs and 98bhp in Spring 1976. All with 110mph-plus.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1565cc/1605cc/1647cc (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1971 to 1979  
Number produced:
92,589