The production of 1100 motor-car (Renault 8), according to the license contract, actually consisted in assembling the coachwork brought from France, painting the coachwork, general assembling, running track trials, reception and delivery, as all parts came from import. Compared to the Renault 8 types, Dacia 1100 showed no basic changes. A chrome plated rod containing the mark of Pitesti Automobiles Plant, an eagle, was placed between the head-lights. Type 1100S, made especially for racing, was produced in a small series. That had the engine prepared for racing, a 4 head-lights battery, wider tyres. The motor-cars Dacia 1100 had been produced until the end of 1971, and some 37,546 cars took to the Romanian roads.
Technical data: 4 doors, 5 places, rear engine, 4 cylinders, watercooled, 46 HP, maximum speed: 133 km/h, consumption: 6.8 l/100km.
First Dacia 1100 was offered to Ceausescu family by Autovehicle Factory Pitesti being the first autovehicle made in Romania. In the rear engine, there is a platinum plate with homages inscriptions.