Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 12

Tintin and Captain Haddock along with Professor Calculus boarded a bus full of General Alcazar's rebel troops and headed for Tapiocapolis. When they entered the city they were dressed as the Picaros who were supposed to perform for General Tapioca. The bus they boarded was a DAF SB 1602 Jonckheere. The carnival scene depicted in … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 12

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Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Dauphine

We are still on the same street where Captain Haddock and Tintin met General Alcazar. We know till now that Alcazar was in a hurry, which was weird as he was meeting his old friend Tintin after a long long time. In his hurry to go somewhere, General Alcazar dropped his wallet. Tintin and Captain … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Dauphine

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 4CV

Our friends had entered a small town while chasing the villains who had kidnapped Prof Calculus. Arturo, at the wheels of the Lancia Aurelia had created mayhem on the streets of the town with his, ummm... spirited driving. Man and beast were jumping and fleeing for their life as the tornado named Arturo drove through … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 4CV

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Fregate

Tintin and Captain Haddock were still in Switzerland. They had witnessed Professor Calculus being kidnapped in the Bordurian embassy. While they attempted to follow the kidnappers in a helicopter they ran out of fuel. We saw in the last post how they were struggling to find a lift to Borduria. In my last post they … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Fregate

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Goelette

Tintin had an eventful journey to the Moon in the book "Explorers on the Moon". While on the way back, the explorers ran out of oxygen. They somehow managed to put the rocket on autopilot and landed safely on earth. By the time the rocket landed, everybody was unconscious. Fire engines (Bedford QL) and ambulances … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Goelette

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 6 CV NN

In my last post, Tintin had attempted to follow the goons who kidnapped Captain Haddock in a Tatra 57b. However, he had not noticed that the car had had a breakdown and was soon towed away by a Ford Pickup based recovery truck. Once he realised his folly, Tintin jumped out of the car and … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault 6 CV NN

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Celtaquatre

Tintin returned to Europe from China after his adventure in the "Blue Lotus". The next book was "The Broke Ear" which begins with a fetish South American sculpture being stolen from the museum. During the course of the book, the villains try to run over Tintin while he was crossing the road. The car used … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Celtaquatre

Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Reinastella

We are continuing with the Tintin book "Blue Lotus". There is a scene where Tintin and Chang while running away from Mr Mitsuhirato hijack a car to make good their escape. The car which they hijack is the Renault Reinastella. I don't think I need to introduce my readers to Renault, which is one of … Continue reading Cars of Tintin Series – Renault Reinastella