• Renault Dauphinoise

The Juvaquatre is an automobile manufactured by Renault from 1937 to 1960. It is the first Renault monocoque (no separate chassis) and front-wheel independent suspension front transverse leaf spring with hydraulic shock absorbers lever forming two triangles superiors.

This is the only car brand designed the time of Louis Renault whose production was continued by the National Board Mills Renault after the Second World War.

The Juvaquatre falls into the category of Amilcar Compound, Peugeot 202 and Simca 8.

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show 1937, the Juvaquatre is marketed from 1938 as a Coach 2 doors, a utility version is designed to quickly meet the demand end of 1938, the front of the car and being identical for all the remaining models beginning at the end of production 1937/1960.

The Juvaquatre will be available in 1939 4-door sedan with doors hinged on the central pillar called "suicide doors" and with non-opening rear trunk. Some models "luxury" released in coupe or discoverable versions and during the occupation, models powered by electricity and gas producer.

In 1940, hydraulic brakes become all types, Juvaquatre is available in 4 doors finally a safe accessible from the outside while remaining the only sedan catalog young Régie Renault until the arrival of the 4CV which marked the end of the sedan Juvaquatre.

The new Renault is all built with rear engines, their transformations utility is not possible, which explains the longevity of the Juvaquatre and motor assembly of the Renault 4CV in 1953, and the engine of the Renault Dauphine from 1956, adopting the name of Dauphinoise. In its wagon version, this model will experience some popular success in terms of its attractive price and its practical qualities. Its production will end on 1 March 1960 at the Renault Flins plant where it will be marked in 1952, the beginnings of the new plant. Her replacement will be the Renault 4L.

The Juvaquatre was provided with menus fixtures, quite unexpected: