Renault Modus (1994)
In 1994, Renault introduced the Modus concept compact MPV at the Paris Motor Show. Its feature is a horseshoe-shaped base, on which several different modules could be attached.
The car could act as an open truck or a closed van. A special compartment with a large refrigerator was provided for the delivery of perishable foodstuffs or medicines. Finally, it was possible to install a glazed module with the inscription “TAXI”, designed to carry six passengers.
Modus interior had a telephone, fax and Carminat satellite navigation system, used by Renault on production cars a year after the debut of the prototype.
Modus is considered one of the most significant concept cars of the 90s, setting the general trend for the further development of small multifunctional cars.