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FASA brochures

Because the spanish FASA brochures are so completely different from anything else I have, and certainly very nice too, here's a simple page specially devoted to them. Unfortunately, a large number is still lacking. Some that I have seen someplace but don't possess are shown in pale shades. I you have them, please email me! I wrote an article about them in 4L Magazine 29. You can read the PDF here.

Note that it is sometimes difficult to date the brochures, because so many details are different from the french berlinas and fourgonnettes. Some key years are 1968, which saw the introduction of the second grille (although the first grille was used until 1977 (!) in Spain on the basic 4 and the furgonetas) and the 4-gearbox, and 1975, with the introduction of the third grille. Further, most brochures carry a code comprising the year, which is likely to be the year preceding the model year. For instance, the brochure with number 21005-1967 is clearly for the model year 1968. This usually holds, although there are exceptions: number 5467-1966 happens to be used for the 1966, 1967 and 1968 furgoneta brochures, which are nearly identical if not for the model year number on the license plates, and the 4-velocidades references.

On the right the cover of Velocidad magazine of February 1964, telling us 'The new R-4 is out!'. Inside, there are also photos of the Furgoneta (88,000 pesetas, the 'turismo' costs 84,000).

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1964 The introduction of the R4 took place early this year. On the left, the two introduction brochures for the Berlina, like in all other countries a large and a small one. Note the special bumpers. The introduction brochure for the Furgoneta is extremely rare. I happen to know it is nearly identical to the one for 1965 shown below, with the exception that it lacks a code number.

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1965 This years brochure shows a model very similar to the one shown on the introduction brochure, only this time the model is named 'Super'. Obviously it shouldn't be confused with the Super known in France. Inside, apart from the Super, a 4L model is listed. The spanish Super would last until about 1976, when the Super was succeeded by the R1125TL. During this period and thereafter, the luxury model would always be accompanied by a basic one with basically less chrome parts. The picture on the right shows the extremely rare 1965 brochure, which bears some resemblance to its french counterpart in the use of the '4'-logo.

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1966 'El coche todo ventajas' or 'the all advantages car'. Apart from listing the Super, the basic 4 and the Parisienne are mentioned. The latter is probably a french model equipped with spanish bumpers.

On the right hand side the oldest Furgoneta brochure I own, carrying the same slogan: 'la furgoneta todo ventajas' ('the all advantage van').

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1967 The 1967 Berlina brochure is virtually indistinguishable from the 1966 one (which is probably why it took so long to find it - not much more differences than the '1966' on the matrícula which was changed in '1967'. Also nearly the same Furgoneta brochure as last year, even the number on the back is the same, only the year on the license plate was changed to 1967.

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1968 Whereas the R4 was introduced with a 2 year delay in Spain, the new grille is presented in the same year as in France. Except for the armrest, the model on the front page photo looks very similar to its french counterpart. In reality, many details are different like bumpers, rearview mirror and engine. The engine is probably the 813, here listed as having 850cc, but in reality with 852cc - it would be built into the spanish R4 until 1981 or 1982.

The Furgoneta brochure is rather similar to the 1967 one, only the new 4-speed gearbox is advertised. The bumpers, notably, are still the same as those used for the berlina 1964-1967. They would be changed in 1969 for the furgoneta. Below a small 1-page leaflet.

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1969 Just a one-page leaflet for this years berlina brochure, unfortunately... :-( ... but a very nice successor for the 1966-1968 furgoneta series brochures.

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1970 The same photo as the 1968 brochure, but differently styled (oblong), and a small one-page leaflet.

Again a new photo for the furgoneta brochure, similar in style to the years 1966-1968 and 1969, with mainly the same content. What is more important: a completely new design for the new elevated version which is in bright blue. S stands for Sobre-elevada. This model was also exported to Spain for a number of years as 'sûrélevée, with the same rectangular bumpers as used in Spain. The FS-brochures for the next two years are basically the same but differ in number of pages.

Below a one-page version of the FS.

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1971 Two brochures known for 1971: a nice white one, and a hand drawn 3-page leaflet. Nothing new for the Furgoneta brochure except for the fact that this is my own R2108S!.

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still looking for the 1972 berlina brochure

1972 Again, the same Furgoneta brochure (only the carga was changed from 400 to 425 kilos), and nothing for the Berlina.

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still looking for the 1973 berlina brochure

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1973 Both 'main' brochures for this year are high on my Wanted! list! The furgoneta brochure for this year shows that, in this year, all furgonetas were still equipped with the first grille, and the same bumpers as the berlina. There are now 3 versions: 4F, 4FS (sobreelevada) and the 4FSA (sobreelevada acristalada), introduced in 1973. Only the Acristalada version has chrome wheel covers. One-page leaflets for this year show the very rare 'Básico' version (on the left, 'diferente y simpático') and the standard Furgoneta in a greenhouse, and a 2-page foldout the FSA near a gas storage.

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1975 A surprise for this years Berlina, as the basic version still carries the very first grille! The model in front is the Super version, with the -for Spain- familiar flat bumpers and indicator lights, and the rims with 10 ventilation holes. The grille is the black plastic one that was introduced in France in 1975, too. The Furgoneta brochure is quite remarkable since it only shows women - the only brochure I have. Further, it contains a very nice set of photographs of orange picking farmer girls.

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1976 A nice photo on the berlina brochure for this year. The pictures inside were perhaps shot in the Hollywood village in Tabernas. The furgoneta brochures for this year is high on the Wanted! list again!

still looking for the 1976 furgoneta brochure
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1977 This is the last year for the R1125. The model shown on the brochure is very familiar to the Super on the 1975 brochure (although in fact it is the TL). The basic 4, shown inside the brochure, still has the first grille.

The three availabe furgoneta versions all have the first grille.

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1978 A model rather similar to the french R1126. Most of the outer details that made spanish R4 so different from the french ones, from the introduction in 1964 are now gone. The three furgoneta versions already available in 1973 are still there: un trio cargada de ventajas.

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1979 On the right hand side, the furgoneta has a nice light yellow color (amarilla eresma), and have very similar advertisements on the side.

Below, a small foldout brochure for the same Furgoneta Acristalada.

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1980 The Spanish top model is still the TL. The two models in this brochure (4 and 4TL) both still have the 852cc engine. Small foldout brochures for the Furgoneta, Furgoneta Sobre-elevada and Sobre-elevada acristalada.

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1981 The berlina brochure for 1981 is very similar to the one published a year before, only the basic version ceased to be; only the TL remains. Five years after its introduction in France, the 4F6 is shown for the first time in a FASA brochure ('las nuevas Furgonetas Renault 4F6'). It is equipped with the new 1108cc engine (Nuevo motor 1108cm3! Potencia! Frenos de disco!). The brochure exists in two versions: a 16 page booklet, and an 8 page foldout. Apart from the 4F6 and the 4F6 Acristalada, we are left with just a single 4F (instead of the former name Renault 4 Furgoneta).

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1982 This 1982 TL brochure shows for the first time the black strips that are so typical for spanish R4 between 1982 and 1989 (or 1992?). Although a TL, this model is equipped with the 1108cc engine (and the air inlet below the grille) that in France only the GTL (and F6) had. The TL still appears to be the only model available for the spanish market.

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1983 On the left, a nice cover (again) of two couples redesigning their house. On the right hand side the small version for the Furgoneta F6 Acristalada which appears to be rather similar to the 1984 version..

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1984 Very similar to the 1983 berlina brochure, however the inside is different. This brochure is the last one mentioning FASA-RENAULT rather than just Renault. On the right, the F6 acristalada brochure. In Spain, at least, they made nice F6 brochures...

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1985 Until recent only the furgoneta for this year, but recently I finally ran into the berlina one too: a scene with snow covered mountains in the Pyrenees, the Picos de Europa or the Alpujarras? Nice and sunny but the actors are all dressed like it is winter. TL only.

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1986 Nothing out of the ordinary for 1986. The nice colour for the Furgonetas is maintained.

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1987 Nothing new here. We are in the mountains again. As it appears, the Furgonetas were included in the ugly Express brochures from this year on. No separate Furgoneta brochures, alas!

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1988 One of the well known spanish R4-slogans is now used: 'su belleza es su mecánica'. Inside, maybe for the first time, some pictures are shown that are also known from the french brochures. The nice aluminium strips around the rear reflectors are gone.

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1989 Even in this year the spanish 4TL still has the old (wide and chrome) 5th door handle, chrome bumpers and chrome strips below the doors. The contents are basically the same as that of the 1988 brochure. We learn that the TL can be bought in Rojo Vivo 727, Blanco 321, Amarillo 332, Azul Noche 455 and Menta metalizado 983.

On the right side and below two 'Gama' brochures from the same year. For the berlina that doesn't account to much as the gamma only comprises the TL. For the furgonetas, at least we have the F, F6 and F6 Acristalada - hey, wasn't the F6 discontinued as early as 1986 in France? Apparently not in Spain! For the furgoneta we note the colours Rojo Vivo 727, Blanco 321, Azul 424 and Alpaga 114. Note that also the furgonetas had the black side strips.

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198x A bit puzzling, this one, as I could not find any reference to the date of this brochure, neither the large nor the small ones. Both show a yellow TL. For the record, it has inside door hinges and the 3rd dashboard, which makes it 1983 or younger. The rims are the ones the Sixties and Savanes had, from 1985 or 1986. Headrests are shown for the first time in 1987.

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1990 After 1989, production of the R4 in Spain stopped. During 1990 and 1991 the Clan was imported from Slovenia. This brochure is the only one that is similar for France and Spain, except for the fact that the Savane isn't mentioned, so probably only the Clan was sold in Spain.

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