Daily demonstrations at 11am, free with admission!

Renault R5 Turbo 2- 1983

1983 Renault

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 1983 Renault R5 Turbo 2

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

DescriptionLight and powerful 2 seater sports car 
Speed4-cylinder with a big turbo, makes ample power once on boost!Rating= 10
Brakes4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes are excellentRating= 8
HandlingHandles great, huge rear tires provide a lot of gripRating= 9
Transmission5-speed manual shifts wellRating= 10
Safety3 point seatbelts 
Passengers2 total. No rear seat- that is where the engine lives 
Climate ControlHeat 
QuirksTurbo lag is quite pronounced; is squirrley on wet roads 
Driver PositionLeft-hand drive 
Overall Rating9 out of 10