The Renault Vivastella (Type PG2) was a full-size automobile manufactured by Renault between 1929 and 1939.

Details and evolutions

Different versions of the car were produced throughout the thirties and were differentiated by engine size but always shorter than the Renault Reinastella.

The Vivastella was introduced as a more luxurious version of the Renault Vivasix.

First generation

  • In 1929 with the sign Type PG2 and an engine 3200cc of 52 HP but in 1930 was replaced by the Vivastella.
  • In 1930, the Vivastella (Type PG4) was introduced; it was 15 cm larger than the previous model.
  • In 1932, a 65 horsepower engine was introduced.
  • In 1933, the new series Type PG5 (five passengers) and PG7 (seven passengers) were introduced
  • In 1934, the Type ZA2 was introduced; it had a radiator behind the engine, which was enlarged to 3620cc and 85 HP and a derivative model called Renault Vivasport and Renault Viva Grand Sport a sport cars were introduced.

Second generation

  • In 1935, the new Vivastella (Type ACR1) was introduced
  • In 1936, several new models were introduced, Types ADB1, ADB2, ADB3, ADB4, ADB5 and BDZ1 with a new engine of 4085cc and 100HP, with body very much aerodynamic.


First generation

  • PG2 only 1929
  • PG4
  • PG5
  • PG7

Second generation

  • ADB1
  • ADB2
  • ADB3
  • ADB4
  • ADB5
  • BDZ1 (1936-1939)
  • ZA2
  • ACR1 (1935)