Monthly Archives: December 2010

Nothing Compares To You

Never have the words of a song been so apt in describing a car than when it comes to the Renault Vel Satis, introduced to the UK in late 2002 but sadly discontinued in 2005 due to low demand. Why … finish reading Nothing Compares To You

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What did Jeremy Clarkson think back in 2005?

What did probably the UK’s best-known motoring journalist, car writer and BBC Top Gear Presenter Jeremy Clarkson say about the Renault Vel Satis back in the day? Writing in his column in The Sunday Times on February 13th 2005 (about … finish reading What did Jeremy Clarkson think back in 2005?

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Looking to arrange Vel Satis Owners Meet, 2011

The Renault Vel Satis population in the UK is diminishing each year as cars are scrapped or move abroad to warmer homes on the Continent like France and Spain, so here at vel-satis.org, we’re keen to keep Velsatis owners in … finish reading Looking to arrange Vel Satis Owners Meet, 2011

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Vel Satis “Go-Slow” Story

I’ve got a “go-slow” Vel Satis story from earlier this year, when my Vel Satis was nursing a rubbing sound and feeling, which had become a bit worrying, so I took it steady (about 30-40mph on a straight, fairly fast … finish reading Vel Satis “Go-Slow” Story

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What Bits’ve you got?

The founders of this very website, Vel Satis dot org, have accumulated one or two spare parts for their Renault Vel Satis cars over the years, eBay having been a great source for such things. So through this section of … finish reading What Bits’ve you got?

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Share your Vel Satis stories

As Vel Satises are on the one hand very rare, exclusive cars offering a superbly comfortable ride and great performance, but on the other hand sometimes unreliable and quirky, we’re sure you Vel Satis owners out there have got some … finish reading Share your Vel Satis stories

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Manchester M60 spot

Last night on the way home from Manchester, I spotted what looked like an Almond Green or Cosmic Grey (more likely) Vel Satis driving north east up the M60 near Stockport. My Vel Satis always gets excited when he spots … finish reading Manchester M60 spot

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Please Remember

Hi everyone, Just to say that before all you like-minded Vel Satis spotters get to work registering with and posting on Vel Satis dot org, please remember to keep your spotter posts as vague as possible – don’t cite registration … finish reading Please Remember

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Welcome from the founders

Welcome to Vel Satis dot org – the site by Vel Satis owners, for Vel Satis owners. Vel-Satis.org is a website entirely dedicated to the Renault Vel Satis. The website is run by Vel Satis owners, for Vel Satis owners … finish reading Welcome from the founders

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