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In the latest episode of Petrolicious we meet one of the best pocket rocket cars of all times: the legendary Renault 5 Turbo. Unveiled for the first time during Brussels Motor Show, the R5 Turbo quickly became one of the best cars at that moment.
Sadly, Renault produced only 3576 units of the R5 Turbo. The car was equipped with a 1.4 liter turbocharged engine, developing 160 hp, more than today`s pocket rockets (see the Abarth 500 or Suzuki Swift Sport). The story of this car is special though, as it starts only 15 kilometers away from famous Le Mans circuit.

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Related Specs

  1. 1981 Renault 5 Turbo

    Engine: Inline 4, Power: 119.3 kw / 160.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 210.0 nm / 154.9 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm
  2. 1984 Renault 5 Turbo 2

    Engine: Turbocharged Inline 4, Power: 138.0 kw / 185.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 216.0 nm / 159.3 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm
  3. 2006 Renault Twingo Concept

    Engine: TCE 100 Inline-4, Power: 74.6 kw / 100 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 145 nm / 106.9 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
  4. 2004 Renault Wind Concept

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 101.4 kw / 136 bhp, Torque: 191 nm / 140.9 ft lbs
  5. 1907 Renault 130HP Grand Prix

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 96.9 kw / 129.9 bhp @ 1600 rpmN/A

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