Video: Jean Ragnotti attacks Montlhery's high banks in Renault 5 Turbo

03rd February 2017
Ethan Jupp

Oh to be back in the days when hot hatches were rear-wheel drive and mid-engined. Come to think of it, that sounds nothing like a traditional B-Road belting pocket rocket at all.

That’s because the R5 Maxi Turbo is the mutant product of Group 4 rallying homologation. It properly did the business in its day, too, with French maestro Jean Ragnotti at the helm. Watch, in the on board video above, as Ragnotti takes us for a spin in a Maxi Turbo at Montlhéry. Evidently, he remains as handy as ever. 

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  • Monthlery

  • 5

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