«Renault Monasix» (type RY) the small compact family car which was made by company «Renault» during with 1927 for 1932 represents. Its predecessor considers model of the car «Renault NN».
Dimensions of the car «Renault 8cv» make: wheel base - 2650 mm, length - 3700 mm, width - 1550 mm, height - 1600 mm. The weight of the car makes 1350 kg. Owing to such greater dimensions and significant parameters of weight, the car showed high parameters of stability on a road covering, thus loses in parameters of a maneuverability and controllability a little.
The given vehicle is considered some kind of a commercial failure. Mainly because the power unit was too small in comparison with dimensions and weight of the car. Such situation often lead to problems connected with the control over the car. Thus, manufacturers have stopped manufacture of the car in 1932.
«Renault 8cv» became the first car in which manufacturers established 6 cylinder power unit, in volume of 1,4 liters. The Parisian company which was engaged in transport transportations of passengers on city has got a plenty of such models of the car: about 5000 thousand copies which were used till 1962.
«Renault 8cv» was issued in six modifications. The car «Renault 8cv» took direct participation in competition of Rally in Morocco which passed in 1928. This vehicle became the modernized version of car «Monastella».
When in 1932 this model has removed from manufacture, it has been replaced with more improved model «Renault Monaquatre».
There were some types of this car: «RY» – it is made with 1927 for 1928, with a forward arrangement of the power unit; «RY1» - it is made with 1928 for 1929, with a forward arrangement of the power unit; «RY2» - it is made with 1929 for 1931 and «RY3» - it is made with 1931 for 1932. Prominent feature of the given models of cars is a parameter maximal speeds - 91 kilometer at o'clock and high parameters of capacity of engines.