There are few concept cars that end up on our roads. And yet, it was Renault's bet for the beginning of the 21st century: to launch a minivan that looked like a coupe. A true precursor, the Avantime had a lot going for it: a comfortable interior, space, light and an original design. Unfortunately, with just over 8500 units sold, the Avantime was an absolute commercial failure. But, with hindsight, this model will have marked the recent history of the French brand!