Renault 4 Wiking

Renault 4 van 1967

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Brand - Reference

Wiking 022501

Type

Renault 4 van 1965

Comments

Unpainted model, therefore translucent body. Mirror moulded with the body. Headlights inserted a little set back and not reflective. The grille is in contrast too prominent. Rear lights painted. The bonnet moulding join, above the grille, is curiously much more visible than on the saloon, and spoils a little the appearance of the front.

The wheels and tyres are of a correct size. The rear axle has independent wheels, which gives the suspension, whose arms are figured, much more realism. But consequently, the wheels get a little skewed…

Compared to the Brekina model, the errors are not the same, but rather complementary. If we could have a (good) hybrid…

History

The R4 van was produced from 1961 to 1984. The Wiking model dates 1965 (?) (chrome grille).

Features (1963 model): 747 cm³ four-cylinder in-line engine, 19.5 kW (26.5 hp) SAE. Tyres 135 or 145 × 330. Top speed 100 km/h approx.

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Renault 4 van 1967

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Dimension Actual 1:87 Model
Length 3 653 42.0 42.4
Width 1 500 17.2 16.9
Height 1 710 19.7 19.6
Wheelbase 2 425 27.9 27.3
Front track 1 246 14.3 12.4
Rear track 1 204 13.8 13.9
Wheel diameter 1 546 6.3 6.3
Wheel diameter 2 562 6.5
Tyre width 1 135 1.6 1.6
Tyre width 2 145 1.7
  1. Tyres 135 × 330.
  2. Tyres 145 × 330.