by searching higher, we reinvent ourselves
air, rail, road
Renault plays a true pioneering role in developing engines for cars, trains and aircrafts.
a step towards aeronautics
Passionate about aviation and civilian competition, Louis Renault acquired Caudron and founded Caudron-Renault.
birth of the Caudron-Renault Rafale
An aerodynamic history and French design. This “sky racer”, whose name was inspired by the wind, was designed for sports competitions.
Hélène Boucher breaks records
The aviator Hélène Boucher broke a number of records in August 1934 reaching 445 km/h on board her Caudron Rafale C.450.
aeronautical aerodynamic influence
The work of Marcel Riffard, the engineer who designed the Caudron-Renault Rafale aircraft, influenced the design of Renault Nervasport and Renault Étoile Filante.
Renault reinvents Rafale
Rafale is a name, evoking the wind, which immediately alludes to the vehicle’s streamlined shape and strong character. It combines technology, performance and boldness.
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replicas of the Caudron-Renault C.450 aircraftdiscover the collection on The Originals Renault