These days they choose to concentrate more on the single-seater side of motorsport, winning countless titles with Williams in the '90s before securing a couple more under their own name in the mid-2000s and returning to the sport in their own right this year.
We thought it only right that the French manufacturer return to the hallowed tarmac of La Sarthe for 2016, so when our trip there was being planned we looked no further for transport than our long-term Kadjar.
You have to lug a fair old amount of kit to mid France for Le Mans, especially for those of us who eschew the modern conveniences of the 21st century and insist on still camping. So the huge 472 litres of boot space was exceedingly useful. Packed with tent, chairs, food, clothes, photography equipment and two passengers, the Kadjar set off for France.