Okay, enough with all of that Japander crap we've had on Classic Ad Watch the last three weeks. I'm tired of those no-good furrin' cars, coming over to America and stealing our jobs and marrying our sisters with the help of Eddie Murphy and Michael J. Fox.
As this commercial demonstrates in a very literal and somewhat silly manner, the 1983 Renault Alliance was the car that closed the gap between European technology and affordability.
In spite of George C. Scott's endorsement, the Renault Alliance GTA failed to save American Motors. Few remain on the street today, but here's one that managed to evade The Crusher for more than 20 years.
France and Wisconsin have two things in common- a love of cheese, and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe contender, which also may be kind of cheesy.
You see some puzzling things in junked cars, but something about the interior of this Renault Alliance caught my eye as I scavenged for race car parts over the weekend. What the...? I thought as I peered into the 1983 Car Of The Year's Franco-Kenoshan interior. Some sort of leaky-looking plastic sphere, filled with a…