List of UK Renault Vel Satis parts suppliers that have been bought from or used for advice by Vel Satis owners:
GenuineParts4u.co.uk (by Kineholme Renault, Otley)
The Kineholme Renault dealer in Otley (near Leeds in West Yorkshire) operates an excellent Renault parts and accessories website, as well as their own eBay store. Their technicians are very knowledgeable and friendly and they are always happy to order new or service exchange parts from Renault France if the need arises. Their eBay store is perfect for small accessories and components such as metal/Aluminium-look emergency key hole covers for Vel Satis door handles.
RSC (Renault Breakers Yard in Lancashire)
If you’ve been searching for Renault spare parts or a Renault breakers yard for scrap Vel Satis cars being broken up, chances are you’ll have come across something being sold by RSC Europe Ltd, a breakers based in Accrington, Lancashire. They regularly break up Renault Vel Satis, Laguna and Espace cars, so often have engines, gearboxes, headlights, doors and all kinds of other components for sale.
Renault Parts Warehouse (Chichester & UK-wide) (Now in receivership as of June 2012)
Quoting from their own website, “Renault Parts Warehouse specializes in the supply of original Renault Parts and associated products at discounted prices. All products are sourced direct from Renault UK and stored at our facility in Chichester. We use up to date electronic parts identification software (Dialogys) enabling fast and efficient product sourcing, supported by experienced Renault parts advisors. Only genuine Renault parts and accessories, together with approved Renault UK Formula 1 merchandise are supplied. The business is a trading arm of Hemming Automotive Limited; a well respected main Renault dealer in Chichester.” From experience, they can also track down service exchange parts, which are officially refurbished “as good as new” by Renault.