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Renault 5 Turbo 2 260cv - 1983

Without doubt the most adored car of the brand with the diamond. And for good reason, it represents everything that has disappeared in the automobile today. The Renault 5 Turbo 2 was born at a time when engineers lived by the words "If we can, we do". This red one is more than in perfect condition: it has been improved to give it a little taste of Group B. And yes, this legend can give lessons to many sports cars 30 years younger.

Year 1983
Mileage 150.650 km
Fuel Gasoline
Box Manual
Color Red
Engine 4 cyl. turbo
Displacement 1.4
Power 260hp (est.)
Car registration Normal, French
Location France, Saint Denis Catus (46)
Salesman Individual
Delivery Possible in addition
Visits Yes
Reserve price Yes

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This 1983 Renault 5 Turbo II is a 3rd hand car from France, it has 157.650km. The first owner kept it for 17 years, while the current owner has owned it for 10 years. This model is distinguished by its "vintage" engine preparation of about 260 hp. The current owner, a mechanic by profession, has refurbished the entire engine. This car has been driven less than 4.000 km since then. The car has a normal French registration.

Renault 5 Turbo 2 préparée 260 ch

On the outside the car is in excellent condition. The paint in its original red color has only a few minor flaws visible in the gallery. The seller indicates that this 5 Turbo is free of corrosion, having been fully restored by the previous owner (photo file available).

Renault 5 Turbo 2 préparée 260 ch

The interior is in very good condition. The buckets have no tears or holes but show signs of sagging. The steering wheel and dashboard are very well preserved and show no visible patina. On the modification side, a 6-point bolt-on roll bar has been installed.

Renault 5 Turbo 2 préparée 260 ch

The 4 cylinder of 1397cm3 developed 160 hp when it left the factory. This one has been disassembled and prepared to about 260 hp. The seller indicates that the engine is the original one, but modified. The mechanics have been completely rebuilt less than 4,000 km ago. Among the works (documented in photos) are:

- New injectors
- Modified injection 160 ml/30s per injector (against 100ml original)
- Clutch and receiver
- Revised cylinder head and new valves
- Spheroidal graphite iron liners GR600
- Camshaft 265
- New starter
- New alternator
- All oil and cooling hoses replaced with silicone
- New radiator and exchanger
- Oil change done this year with Motul 300
- Complete overhaul of the gearbox

The car has been fitted with a vintage replica "Devil" muffler.

Renault 5 Turbo 2 préparée 260 ch

The car has 4 Renault Sport replica rims in very good condition with new Toyo T1R tires. The brakes have been completely rebuilt: new master cylinder, avia hoses and 4 grooved and drilled discs have been installed. All the silentblocks have also been replaced by harder ones.

Renault 5 Turbo 2 préparée 260 ch

The seller is a private individual located in France in Saint Denis Catus (46) and accepts visits during the sale. The car is sold with its complete restoration file, its vintage repair manual (in digital version) and its certificate of authenticity.

The seller wished to define a reserve price.

Informations Covid-19 : Our services continue without interruption. It is still possible to buy and sell on Benzin. However, we do not send photographers to your home and you will have to wait until the end of the lockdown period to pick up or receive your car (in the case of a delivery).

Auction information


Auction opening date: Jeudi 2 Avril 2020 08:00
Auction end date: Saturday 11 April 2020 21:30

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Auction information

Auction opening dates: jeudi 02 avril 2020 - 08:00
Auction end date: samedi 11 avril 2020 - 21:36

Notes : Any new auction placed in the last 2 minutes pushes the counter by 2 additional minutes ("anti-sniping" system).

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