of Renault Espace he is the founder of modern minivans? not exactly, since the Dodge Caravan / Chrysler Voyager and the Nissan Prairie arrived before it, in 1983 and 1982 respectively (while we had to wait until 1984 to discover the French minivan). But the Espace can boast a more daring and innovative style, even if the Chevrolet Lumina APV, Pontiac Trans Sport, Oldsmobile Silhouette and Toyota Previa go further in the original from the year 1990.
This Renault Espace had a huge impact on the history of cars in Europe, reaching the point of driving the minivan style on all levels with the success of its little brother Renault Scénic in 1996. Things have changed a lot today since these minivans. They have been completely replaced by the sacred SUVs almost everywhere in the world. As space prepares to be reborn as a Extended AustralThose naive to the era of innovative cars will no doubt feel a little sorry when they discover this Espace Turbo D from 1987, offered for sale by Artcurial as part of the Retromobile show. Until you pay a fifth to afford it?
Because yes, this old diesel MPV with 119,189 kilometers on the odometer is estimated between 6,000 and 10,000€ by the experts at Artcurial. Maybe a little expensive for an old model that will remain excluded from all ZFEs in France. Unless you turn it into a collectible gray card, of course. Does he deserve it?
Caradisiac is a partner of Rétromobile 2023
Buy your tickets for Rétromobile and preview evening
From Wednesday February 1 to Sunday February 5, 2023 at the Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris. The show will be held in pavilions 1, 2.2 and 3.
Full price: €24
Full price in pre-sale: 19 €
Free for children under 12 years
Wednesday February 1, 2023: 10am-10pm
Thursday February 2, 2023: 10am-7pm
Friday February 3, 2023: 10am-10pm
Saturday February 4, 2023: 10am-7pm
Sunday February 5, 2023: 10am-7pm