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1985 Renault R5 Turbo 2 (black)- Rally for The Lane

Drive this car in the Rally for The Lane!

1985 Renault R5 Turbo

Ever dream of driving that special vintage car that you’ve seen at a national car show? Lane Motor Museum can make your dream come true with our Rally for The Lane – an annual fundraising event for Lane Motor Museum where participants get to drive one of our cars as part of an all-day rally! This car is one of several cars that are offered for the Rally.  Scroll down the page to learn more about this car!

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Specifications for the 1985 Renault R5 Turbo

Read through these items to learn a little more about what it’s like to drive this car.

Rating Scale:
1= Handles and drives like a Model T
10=Handles and drives like a modern car

Description Light and powerful 2 seater sports car  
Speed 4-cylinder with a big turbo, makes ample power once on boost! Rating= 10
Brakes 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes are excellent Rating= 8
Handling Handles great, huge rear tires provide a lot of grip Rating= 9
Transmission 5-speed manual, shifts well Rating= 10
Visibility Good  
Safety 3 point seatbelts  
Passengers 2 total. No rear seat- that is where the engine lives  
Climate Control Heat  
Quirks Turbo lag is quite pronounced; is squirrley on wet roads  
Driver Position Left-hand drive  
Overall Rating 9 out of 10  


Are you ready to reserve this car?

Return to the main Rally for The Lane event page for more information and registration links.

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