MAR 29th 2016

Video: Renault 5 Alpine Soars Through The Alps

One in a long line of bristling high-performance Renaults, the slew of performance Renault 5 road and racing cars are icons of 1980s performance motoring. Today, R5 Turbos are priceless artefacts that you’d be wise to sink your children’s inheritance into while interest rates are low…

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That’s definitely not to say, however, that performance Renault 5s are not still widely used. They are. In the video above, ’70s F1 Ace Michel Leclère expertly threads a needle through the mountain passes of the French Alps during the Monte Carlo Rallye Historique in his Renault 5 Alpine Groupe II. Unlike the R5 Turbo, the Alpine is a naturally aspirated machine, and doesn’t it just roar…

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