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Ben Harrington Meets Renault Vel Satis

This morning I had the pleasure of spending a few hours catching up with fellow motoring writer Ben Harrington of DrivingTorque. The first time I met Ben in the flesh was at this year’s SMMT Test Day at Millbrook Proving … finish reading Ben Harrington Meets Renault Vel Satis

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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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Westmorland Tebay Meet Dec 10th 2011 – The Photos

Braving the wintry weather which was fine in the end and taking time out from any Christmas shopping or other responsibilities, Vel Satis Owners Club stalwarts Oliver & David Hammond, Robert Korczak and new member Brian Neil, along with wives … finish reading Westmorland Tebay Meet Dec 10th 2011 – The Photos

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Could It Be The Most Beautiful Vel In The World?

A magnificent, absolutely immaculate and pampered Renault Vel Satis 3.5 V6 petrol automatic in pearl black with ULTRA RARE BORDEAUX RED LEATHER for sale with only 87,000 miles for ONLY £2,900 (which is a special price only available to VSOC … finish reading Could It Be The Most Beautiful Vel In The World?

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Wow – Two Red Leather Vel Sati on the Radar

Luke who looks after the Vel Satis Owners Club Vehicle Register, has always been particularly keen to track down any Vel Sati with the elusive and very rare read leather interior. One of our members owns a grey Vel Satis … finish reading Wow – Two Red Leather Vel Sati on the Radar

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Vel Sati Appreciate Correct Wheel Alignment

If you notice a slight drop in the MPG economy achieved by your Renault Vel Satis, or if the ride seems fidgety at times with the car pulling in one direction and/or the steering wheel wobbling at certain speeds, it’s … finish reading Vel Sati Appreciate Correct Wheel Alignment

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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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June 11th: Vel Satises & Avantimes Descended on Staffordshire

Words by & copyright to Oliver Hammond (Founder, Vel Satis Owners Club) Photographs by Isabel Carter, Robert ‘Rosic’ Korczak, Luke McCorry & Oliver Hammond After a month or so of planning and organisation, the day finally came for our Vel … finish reading June 11th: Vel Satises & Avantimes Descended on Staffordshire

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Jalopnik Asks: Vel Satis The Worst French Car?

In today’s Question Of The Day on Jalopnik, they ask whether the Renault Vel Satis is the worst of the bunch when it comes to luxurious, over-complex, French car flops. We can see why some may agree, as the Vel … finish reading Jalopnik Asks: Vel Satis The Worst French Car?

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