How fast was a Renault 5 GT Turbo?

How fast was a Renault 5 GT Turbo?

It’s a front-wheel drive front-engined 3-door small hatchback with 5 seats. With 113 BHP, the turbocharged 1.4 Litre 8v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this R5 GT Turbo to 62 mph in 8.0 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 123 mph.

What brake horsepower is a Renault 5 GT Turbo?

Renault Super 5 GT Turbo Engine Technical Data
Aspiration : Turbo Garrett T2 (0.7 bar) + Intercooler
Compression Ratio : 7.9
Maximum power – Output – Horsepower : 120 PS or 118 bhp or 88 kW @ 5750 rpm
Maximum torque : 165 Nm or 121 lb.ft @ 3750 rpm

What engine is in a Renault 5 Turbo?

Renault 5 Turbo
Engine 1.4 L Cléon-Fonte turbo I4 1.5 L Cléon-Fonte turbo I4 (Maxi)
Transmission 5-speed type 369 manual
Wheelbase 2,430 mm (95.7 in)

Was the Renault 5 Turbo a Group B car?

Although the original R5 Turbo featured even more alloy body panels (and a much cooler interior), the Type 8221 was the car that homologated the R5 Turbo’s Group B “Maxi” version.

Who designed the Renault 5?

Michel Boué
The Renault 5 was styled by Michel Boué, who designed the car in his spare time, outside of his normal duties.

How much does a Renault 5 Turbo weigh?


5 Turbo 5 Turbo 2
Max power (bhp @ rpm) 160 @ 6000 160 @ 6000
Max torque (lb ft @ rpm) 163 @ 3250 155 @ 3250
Weight 900kg 970kg
Power-to-weight 181bhp/ton 168bhp/ton

When did they stop making Renault 5?

The Renault 5 became the best-selling car in France from 1972 to 1986, with a total production exceeding 5.5 m over a 14-year period, making it France’s most popular car.

What was the best Group B rally car?

Interestingly, the 205 T16 from Peugeot was the most successful Group B rally car. This ride secured sixteen rally wins outright, as well as two driver and manufacturer championships. These stats place the Peugeot rally car ahead of the Audi quattro, which had won thirteen races and a single manufacturer championship.

Is the Renault 5 coming back?

Renault has huge experience in small EVs through the Zoe. We can assume, though it’s not confirmed, that the 5 will replace the Zoe. It will use a smaller version of the second-generation Renault-Nissan EV platform.

Why was the Audi Quattro banned from rally?

The factory rally team, led by Finnish driver Hannu Mikkola, entered WRC competition in 1981. Racing Quattros suffered numerous early teething problems, but in 1982, Audi won nine WRC events and claimed the manufacturer’s championship. Sales were poor, and the Quattro was withdrawn from the States by 1986.

Which is faster Group B or WRC?

This all means that, even though WRC cars make only about 60-65% (even more since 2017) of the power of the best Group B cars, they are ultimately faster around a rally stage and post better times.

What replaced the Renault 5?

Renault Clio

Renault 5
Class Supermini (B)
Successor Renault Clio Renault Twingo

When did the Renault R5 Turbo Maxi come out?

In late 1984, Renault Sport took full advantage of Group B’s evolution (ET) feature and seriously upped the ante with the ultimate version of the R5 Turbo: type “Maxi”.

What is the difference between Renault 5 Alpine and R5 Turbo?

Although the standard Renault 5 Alpine had a 93 BHP, front-mounted and normally aspirated engine paired with front-wheel drive, the R5 Turbo featured a 160 BHP, mid-mounted, and turbocharged 1397cc engine with rear-wheel drive.

Why was the R5 Turbo banned from the WRC?

The infamous Group B ban of 1986 would effectively terminate the R5 Turbo’s WRC career. In fact, the potency of the model is why the FISA also chose to include the B/11 class into the ban as lower displacement B/10 and B/9 Group B cars were allowed to continue competing up to the end of their homologations.

Is the Renault 5 Turbo A Group B car?

In this respect, the R5 Turbo is often regarded as “the school of Group B”. The first upgraded Renault 5 Turbo rally competition model is known as type “Cévennes”, named to commemorate a victory at the rally of the same name.