Renault Master – family of large vans, and since 2010, light trucks produced by Renault since 1981. Since 2010, the third generation is produced.
The first version of the Renault Master went into production in 1981. In the same year, went into production as the first-generation Renault Trafic.
The car had quite a distinctive appearance and innovative design. Like the Fiat Ducato used in the front-wheel drive, however, forced the longitudinal engine fairly high position in the driver’s cabin, which also includes the cover, allowing (except the front hood) access to it. Was available in three wheelbases (2.87 m, 3.23 m, 3.70 m) and in several body styles (van with a capacity of 9-12,7 m³, a minibus, a framework for building). Master performed in four different weight: 2.8 t, 3.0 t, 3.1 t, 3.5 t used it quite modern for its time diesel Fiat-SOFIM (later Iveco-SOFIM, now Iveco) with a capacity of 2.4 dm ³ with indirect fuel injection (with maximum power of 72 HP), and motors Renault family Dourvin: diesel 2.1 dm ³ (61hp), Petrol 2.0 (80hp) and 2.2 dm ³ (90hp). After some time in the manufacture of master versions entered B90 and B110. New versions have the master drive rear-wheel or four-wheel drive (later renamed the version of the master to the Messenger).
In 1989, 2.4 dm ³ engine was replaced by a slightly larger unit with a capacity of 2.5 dm ³ production Iveco-SOFIM. The new engine was available in the master in several versions of maximum power. The naturally aspirated 75hp turbo engine and 88hp. In 1990, he raised the power of the diesel version of the turbo-charged to 94hp. In versions B90/B110 performed 2.5 dm ³ engine with a turbocharger with power raised to 106hp.
In 1994, he conducted the last facelift master, changing some of its styling. From this year were available engines: a naturally aspirated diesel Renault 2.1 dm ³ (64hp) diesel Iveco 2.5 dm ³ aspirated version (75hp) and turbo (94hp) and petrol Renault (90hp).
Renault Master II – Opel Movano twin model A produced in the years 1998-2010.
Both vehicles were produced in Batilly in France by the company "Sovab" belonging to the Renault Group. Used with the components manufactured by Opel. In exchange for the delivery of this model General Motors produced in its plants in Luton in the UK model of Opel Vivaro twin model Renault Traffic.
The second generation Renault Master started already in 1987, but due to the high cost of design work stopped. In 1989, Renault has reached agreements with DAFem and work started again. After the bankruptcy of a DAF in 1993, Renault took over in the whole design process at each other. In 1995, Renault signed an agreement with Iveco joint production of cabins for the new models Master, Mascott and Daily III. Due to rising costs project decided to look for a partner, it was finally in 1996, General Motors. With a new partner of an agreement, in which it was agreed that the vans Renault models will be sold in the GM network under the brands Opel and Vauxhall. The first model Renault sold a supply network Trafic GM was the first generation, who performed under the name Opel/Vauxhall Arena. In the end, the project was completed and the new Master was introduced in 1997. During the presentation and the first test Renault Master has collected a lot of positive feedback, they were reflected in the title of Van of the Year 1998 (Van of the Year 1998).
Since the beginning of the Master is offered in several versions Position: truck (capacity 8-13,9 m³), â€‹â€‹combo (6-9 seats), minibus (factory 16-passenger versions), a platform for building and frame for installation (single or double cab). Initially, the Master was available with engines 2.5 D and 2.8 dTi, later joined them dTi 1.9 engine. At the design stage is also taken care for the environment, so that almost 90% of the materials used in the production Master can be reprocessed.
In the years 2000 – 2001 was introduced to the production of new engines dCi common rail injection, which replaced the older units. Motor 1.9 dTi been changed by the 1.9 dCi engine. 2.5 D engine was replaced by the 2.2 dCi and 2.8 dTi by 2.5 dCi (115hp).
Renault Master in 2003, lived to see the big face lift. Completely redesigned the front wall of the body and interior of the car. To drive modernized served Master 1.9 dCi unit, 2.2 dCi and 2.5 dCi (115hp). In subsequent years, changed its range of engines. 2.2 dCi engine has been replaced by the 2.5 dCi 100hp maximum power. The biggest news, however, was the engine 3.0 dCi Nissan’s design. In later years, the engine 3.0 dCi has been replaced by a 2.5 dCi unit with maximum power of 145hp, and version 2.5 dCi 115hp was reinforced to 120hp. Also dropped from the engine 1.9 dCi.
At the end of production of the Master sold was only 2.5 dCi engine in three variants maximum power: 100hp, 120hp, 145hp.
After the merger of Renault and Nissan’s sales network of the Japanese brand hit Renault Master, which was sold as the Nissan Interstar.
In some networks, marketed under the name Renault Master Maxi is sold Renault Mascott.
Renault Master II – Opel Movano twin model B produced since 2010. Both vehicles are produced in Batilly in France by the company "Sovab" belonging to the Renault Group. The vehicle was replaced at the same time the second generation of the master and light truck Renault Mascott.
Auto Body has a modern design and very good transport properties. The drive versions of the rear axle uses a reinforced structure. Similarly, as in the first generation master, they are called Propulsion (front wheel drive were called Traction, now it is simply a master). Previous versions DMC 2.8 t, 3.3 t and 3.5 t complements version 4.5 t 3.5 t version is produced with front or rear axle (single or twin tires), while version 4.5 t occurs only drive the rear axle (twin tires). To drive the car is new dCi engine with a capacity of 2.3 liters and three different power: 100, 125, 145hp.
By 2014, more than a gentle facelift car. From outside the vehicle when lifting distinguished only upgraded radiator grille. The vehicle was amended, inter alia, engines, which can be equipped with one or two turbochargers. The list of standard equipment enhanced with the ESC aided by Hill Start Assist and wide right exterior mirror eliminating the blind spot.
• • Clio Espace Kangoo Koleos • • • Laguna • Transit mode garam • • • Thalia • Scenic Twingo
Kangoo • Kerax • Magnum • Mascott • MasterCard • Maxity • Midlum • Premium • Trafic
Alpine 210 RS • Altica • Argos • BRV • Espace F1 • EPURE • EVE • Egeus • Etoile Filante • Fiftie • Fluence • Initiale • Koleos • Next • Racoon • Talisman • VESTA 2 • Wind • Steppe
A Grand Prix. C.F. • Clio Sport • Spider • Mégane Sport • Clio V6 Sport
Estafette • Express • Fourgonette • 50 • B90/B110 4×4