Category Archives: Vel Satis in the Media

Hollande wheels out his bulletproof Vel Satis for the queen!

In a story hitting the media today, it’s been revealed that French president Francois Hollande has had to wheel his bulletproof 3.5 V6 petrol Vel Satis out of retirement for the state visit next week from our very own queen, … finish reading Hollande wheels out his bulletproof Vel Satis for the queen!

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James Ruppert Fancies a V6 Diesel Vel Satis – Autocar Used Car Bargains

In a way, I’m sure many of you fellow Vel Satis owners out there will be equally pleased to learn that Autocar columnist James Ruppert has based his Used Car Bargains section in this week’s Autocar magazine (14 August 2013, … finish reading James Ruppert Fancies a V6 Diesel Vel Satis – Autocar Used Car Bargains

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Trust PistonHeads’ Community to Largely Lay Into the Vel Satis! It’s their SOTW

In case you’re not already familiar with it, PistonHeads.com is one of the largest car forums and websites out there. And one feature which has really gained momentum since they introduced it is “Shed Of The Week” (SOTW for short) … finish reading Trust PistonHeads’ Community to Largely Lay Into the Vel Satis! It’s their SOTW

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Will the Citroen DS5 become the new Vel Satis in time?

Our founder Oliver has driven the DSport Airdream version of Citroen’s DS5 diesel-electric hybrid, with its electronic-automatic gearbox, 4WD and very plush interior. Some are heralding it as the modern-day Vel Satis and it’s on sale for similar money to … finish reading Will the Citroen DS5 become the new Vel Satis in time?

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How the Vel Satis Fared in Honest John’s MoT Files Survey

The Conservative government pledged to make public data more accessible and for all us petrolheads, that mean VOSA MoT data could be properly analysed for the first time – exciting stuff! The team at good ol’ Honest John duly set … finish reading How the Vel Satis Fared in Honest John’s MoT Files Survey

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Richard Aucock Remembers the Vel Satis

One of highly respected motoring journalist Richard Aucock’s cherished memories from his early days of car reviews was when in 2002 he was handed the keys to a Renault Vel Satis 3 litre DV6 Initiale for a week. Richard took … finish reading Richard Aucock Remembers the Vel Satis

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BBC Top Gear Script Writer Yearns for a Vel Satis

If you’ve not already seen August 2011′s issue of EVO Magazine, we urge you all to go out and buy it as soon as possible, as Richard Porter’s article on page 37 is well worth a read by all us … finish reading BBC Top Gear Script Writer Yearns for a Vel Satis

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Vel Satis in James Baggott’s 5 Cool French Cars

We’re delighted to see that the Renault Vel Satis has made it into James Baggott’s article and list of his 5 cool French cars. James says “The Vel Satis was an undeniable sales flop – even Renault’s top brass admit … finish reading Vel Satis in James Baggott’s 5 Cool French Cars

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