1980 renault 5 turbo




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  • The Renault 5 is a supermini manufactured and marketed by Renault over two generations . The Renault 5 Alpine Turbo was launched in as an upgraded For the model year, the front end was updated to include a redesigned.

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    History of the logo. The Renault logo has an interesting history. During the First World War, the company successfully produced light tanks. In connection with the popularity of the company's tanks, the leadership of Renault even changed the logo, placing in it the image of his tank. But the tank on the emblem was not delayed for a long time, in 1923 a well-known form of diamond appeared. However, this is not a diamond - it is a trace from the tank.

    10 offers for classic Renault R 5 for sale and other classic cars on Classic Trader. Private Italy. Renault R 5 Alpine Turbo () Renault R 5 Turbo 1 ().

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    Production of the R5 was transferred to the Revoz factory in Slovenia when the Clio was launched. Hyundai i30 Fastback N. The early production R5 used a dashboard-mounted gearshift, linked by a rod which ran over the top of the engine to a single bend where the rod turned downwards and linked into the gearbox, which was positioned directly in front of the engine. Monterey Classic Car Week. Renault R 5 Alpine Turbo Auto d'epoca.

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    1980 renault 5 turbo

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    The Renault 5 is a supermini manufactured and marketed by Renault over two generations — also called R5 and — also called Super 5 or Supercinq. The Renault 5 achieved cult status, [3] becoming the best-selling car in France from , with a total production exceeding 5. Images and details of the Renault 5 were published on 10 December , the car's formal launch following on 28 January The R5 featured a steeply sloping rear hatchback and front dashboard.

    It was launched onto the right-hand drive UK market in the autumn of , where alongside the recently launched Fiat it competed as an imported but more modern alternative to British Leyland's Mini and Chrysler Europe's Hillman Imp ; there was still no competitor in this sector of the market from Ford or Vauxhall. The 5 narrowly missed out on the European Car of the Year award, which was instead given to the Audi The R5 borrowed mechanicals from the similarly popular Renault 4 , using a longitudinally-mounted engine driving the front wheels with torsion bar suspension.

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    OHV engines were borrowed from the Renault 4 and larger Renault 8: It was one of the first modern superminis, which capitalised on the new hatchback design, which Renault had patented on its R16 , launched in It was launched a year after the booted version of the Fiat , and during the same year that the became available with a hatchback.

    The R5 was launched three years before the Volkswagen Polo and Vauxhall Chevette , and four years before the Ford Fiesta - new superminis which met the growing demand for this type of car in Western Europe. British Leyland was working on a new modern supermini during the s, but the end product - the Austin Metro - was not launched until Although the mechanical components came from earlier models, body construction involved floor sections welded together with the other body panels, resulting in a monocoque structure.

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    The monocoque structure reduced the car's weight, but required investment in new production processes. In , it was priced in France at below 10, francs. The early production R5 used a dashboard-mounted gearshift, linked by a rod which ran over the top of the engine to a single bend where the rod turned downwards and linked into the gearbox, which was positioned directly in front of the engine.

    A floor-mounted lever employing a cable linkage replaced this arrangement in At the time, the automatic usually represented just under five percent of overall Renault 5 production. The R5 was one of the first cars produced with plastic polyester and glass fibre bumpers, which came from a specialist Renault factory at Dreux.

    Other versions of the first generation included the four-door saloon version called the Renault 7 and built by FASA-Renault of Spain , where virtually all examples were sold. A five-door R5 was added to the range in , making it one of the first cars of its size to feature four passenger doors.

    1980 renault 5 turbo

    In March , the automatic received a somewhat more powerful 1. The Renault 5 Alpine was one of the first hot-hatches , launched in - going on sale two months before the original Volkswagen Golf GTI and two years after the Simca Ti. The right-hand drive version was shown at the British Motor Show in and was officially on sale from 4th April in the UK and was sold as the Renault 5 Gordini because Chrysler Europe already had the rights to the name " Alpine " in the UK and it had just been introduced on the Chrysler Alpine UK version of Simca at the time.

    This and the later Alpine Turbo models were assembled at Alpine 's Dieppe plant, beginning in The larger engine and its various performance parts meant that the spare tire could no longer fit there and was relocated to the boot.

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