Renault Cléon-Alu engine
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|Renault Cléon-Alu engine|
|Successor||Renault F-Type engine|
The Cléon-Alu engine, also known under the code "A engine " or "A-Type" (A for aluminium) is an automotive internal combustion gasoline engine, developed and produced by Renault in 1960. A four-stroke inline four-cylinder design with aluminium-alloy block and cylinder-head, it was water cooled, with a five main-bearing crankshaft and a side-mounted chain-driven camshaft operating eight overhead valves via pushrods and rockers. It made its debut appearance on the Renault 16.
The AxK displaces 1.5 L (1470 cc). Applications:
The AxL displaces 1.6 L, from either 1565, 1596, or 1605 cc.
- A2L 1.6 L (1565 cc)
- A5L 1.6 L (1565 cc) Turbo
- A7L 1.6 L (1605 cc)
- 1985– Renault R18
- A7L 1.6 L (1565 cc)
- –1984 Renault 18 Turbo
The AxM displaces 1.6 L (1,647 cc). It was originally known as the type 841 or 843, depending on output.
- 1981–1986 Renault Trafic
- A2M / 841
- A6M / 843
- Pirotte, Marcel (1984-02-23). "Renault 11 TXE". Le Moniteur de l'Automobile (in French). Brussels, Belgium: Editions Auto-Magazine. 35 (789): 34.