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Post by bigjase1972 Mon 29 Jul 2019 - 22:32

Hi there everyone!
Just to say i can’t wait to become a Renault Wind owner this coming weekend!
Ive owned a Renault Twingo GT for the last 4 years, but have decided to upgrade to a Wind 1.6 Collection!😊👍🏻
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Post by Timtnx Mon 29 Jul 2019 - 22:34

Hi and welcome to the group. I'm sure you'll love yours as much as we all do and good choice of colour from a fellow black owner
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Post by bigjase1972 Mon 29 Jul 2019 - 22:42

Cheers mate! Couldn’t resist it with the matching black wheels! Looks awesome!😉👍🏻
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Post by Neil Mon 29 Jul 2019 - 22:53

Welcome, from another black Wind owner!
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Post by bigjase1972 Mon 29 Jul 2019 - 22:57

Cheers Neil!😉👍🏻
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Post by Barbs Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 7:04

Hello and welcome to the group. Black looks OK but Blue is better...  Smile
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Post by bigjase1972 Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 7:28

I really do like the blue Barbs, but I wanted the Collection model and think they only do them in mainly black and a few white ones!😉
The black with the black wheels really attracted me to this one too. Looks great with the chrome!😊👍🏻
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Post by johntymac Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 10:20

Hi Bigiase 1972, Welcome to the group just ignore Babs BLACK is the way to go..lol

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Post by bigjase1972 Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 10:28

Ha ha!🤣👍🏻
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Post by Barbs Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 13:07

@johntymac wrote:Hi Bigiase 1972, Welcome to the group just ignore Babs BLACK is the way to go..lol
LOL you would all be upset if I didn't say it x
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Post by Barbs Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 13:08

So where might we find this black Collection
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Post by bigjase1972 Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 13:14

I’m not picking it up until the weekend, but I live in Sheffield. 😉👍🏻
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Post by pittstop Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 18:39

Welcome aboard.

Blue or Black?

I've compromised with a blue car with a black front & wheels!
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Post by Dr@gon Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 19:32

welcome and black is best Smile
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Post by bigjase1972 Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 19:58

Well it seems like black is a pretty popular choice for these little cars😉👍🏻
As I said, I wanted one of the collection models and think the majority of them come in black anyway.
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Post by Barbs Tue 30 Jul 2019 - 21:14

@bigjase1972 wrote:Well it seems like black is a pretty popular choice for these little cars😉👍🏻
As I said, I wanted one of the collection models and think the majority of them come in black anyway.
SHEFFIELD near enough for me to check out the black Wind. We are in DONCASTER
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Post by knebby Wed 31 Jul 2019 - 6:55

Everybody knows that RED is best but black is a good second best!
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Post by bigjase1972 Wed 31 Jul 2019 - 7:10

Not many red ones about!😉👍🏻
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Post by Mac Wed 31 Jul 2019 - 21:38

Does anyone maintain a list of the known collections. If be interested to know how many are still on the road

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Post by Barbs Wed 31 Jul 2019 - 23:02

@Mac wrote:Does anyone maintain a list of the known collections. If be interested to know how many are still on the road
There is a list on the French forumn.  I will post a link tomorrow from the laptop.
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Post by Barbs Sun 4 Aug 2019 - 14:26

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The "Collection" 
60 Wind listed
Black wins with 73% (44) on the white 27 % (16) 
The 1.2 l wins with 68% (41) on the 1.6 l 32% (19) 
Note: There are 2 numbers 27 in Italy. I have no explanation ... Probably an inter-country sale? The "Gordini" 102 Wind listed The Maltese blue wins with 59% (60) on the white 31% (31) and the black pearl 10% (10) The 1.2 l wins with 56% (57) on the 1.


Information provided from the French forum.
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Post by Barbs Sun 4 Aug 2019 - 14:28

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Post by pittstop Mon 5 Aug 2019 - 11:09

Barbs,

Is Bleu Malte; the colour of our Winds; what we call Bleu Majorelle?
I think so it is a Darker Blue
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Post by bigjase1972 Mon 5 Aug 2019 - 12:18

I thought there were supposed to be 200 Collection models altogether?
Where are the others, as with that info I can only see three 1.6 Collection in Britain 🇬🇧?
Mines no. 155 by the way. 😉:thumbsup_tone
There is a map on Facebook showing where all the Winds are I will try and link to it
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Post by Mac Mon 5 Aug 2019 - 21:49

I can confirm 029 is in Essex 👍

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Post by Bandit197 Sat 17 Aug 2019 - 0:23

Hi bigjase1972.

This link shows how many are getting taxed every year. Though it doesn't give details of individual cars, or the individual number within a special edition series, it does show how many are still on the road and in use.

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=renault+wind&commit=Search

1.6 Collection owner here, in White (which is the best colour of course!), number 092. After 2 years and 30k miles as my daily driver it's earned an easier life of weekend and sunny day use. I've recently picked up another car for my regular commute (unless it's sunny!). I'm based just a little north of Sheffield. despite best intentions I'm an infrequent visitor on the forum, I really should try harder.
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Post by bigjase1972 Sat 17 Aug 2019 - 6:44

Hi Bandit197,

Nice to hear from a fellow 1.6 Collection owner!
I don’t think the Wind looks bad in any of the colours to be fair, but when I saw mine in black with the black wheels and chrome bits, I couldn’t resist it!😊
Mines done just under 34k miles, but I’ve only done less than 150 in it so far so still getting used to it.
I have it as my daily drive, but only do around 3.5k a year so it should stay pretty low!
Mines no. 155.
It’s a little more thirsty than my previous Twingo GT, but a small price to pay for such a rare good looking car in my opinion!😉👍🏻

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Post by bigjase1972 Mon 19 Aug 2019 - 10:00

Hi again Bandit,
Just to let you know I’ve set up a Renault Wind Owners Club UK page up on Facebook for everyone to share everything Wind on.
Check it out mate!😉👍🏻
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