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22 Comments on "1983 Renault 5 Turbo II: A Group B Homage"
A video focused on the most important: great car and emotional driving. Well done crew!
Just saw a R5 Turbo II last week (on a car exhibit) – nice!
Now, to the video, 2 and something minutes of someone driving a R5 T2, and no info about the car at all… I may be wrong, but this video lacks everything compared to previous masterpieces…
a milestone. What a sound!!!!!
In response to some earlier thoughts, this Renault 5 must be on a closed course. Right? Your crew has radios at both ends of the run? Right?
.. and you’ll notice Pet isn’t responding,even after a week. One hint that there isn’t communication is typically no antenna’s on test car,plus no head set on driver. No… their just winging it,in hopes nothing pops up.
Love love love … I’ve had 3 R5s, never a Turbo (maybe in my next life).
Many many moons ago, I had a friend who owned R5 Turbo II, modified and good for something like 350hp. I drove it once, it was one of the scariest cars I’ve ever driven. It was also one of the coolest cars I’ve ever driven.
When I would drive my $800 1981 R5 (LeCar) I would pretend it was this version when I held out the 3-4 shift a few extra seconds or stayed on the gas through a bend. Obviously that was quite the stretch, but when the after school money is going to road bike gear, and race entries there was little left. At least it looked good with a full bike rack on the roof, and had plenty of room for kit and spare wheels inside.
Ditto! Pretending is fun! 🙂
Ingenious, sir. 🙂
Delightful little spat here between the former G.S. and canyon.
Love it but I wonder if you two are the same person?
Big thanks to these 20+ supporter’s.. wish I could know for sure which of the comments got your throttle foot,but I’m hoping its this issue of disregard for laws in place to help reduce fatalities caused by road racing cars & motorcycles upon public routes.
Uh, back to remedial math canyon. That’s a minus sign in front of the 22. Doh!
Well.. thanks Dennis,yes minus’s aren’t my strong suit. Nor math !
23 downer’s~ 23 hours… ouch ! ~ Canyon
Can I ‘ride shotgun’ with you?!!
I was just speaking of this car yesterday to my co-workers. It is ironic that it shows in Petrolicious today. BaD ASs little machines. Great video it looks like the driver is on his way to work in his “always wanted one of these cars”. Very in the moment. Great job. Happy Tuesday Petrolicious.
Bad@&$ machines indeed . The perfect combination of Hot Wheels verging on ridiculous jolie laide looks with performance and handling capable of embarrassing many a high priced exotic as well as muscle cars back in the day all while looking like a child’s toy on steroids .
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