Renault 5 Alpine Turbo

The Renault 5 Alpine or Gordini was one of the first true hot hatches, produced by French automaker Renault between 1976 and 1984. By the time the Volkswagen Golf GTI came on the scene and became established, the R5 Alpine looked a little slow. Renault launched the Renault 5 Alpine Turbo in 1982. In England, the car was sold as the Renault 5 Gordini Turbo as Sunbeam already had the rights to the name "Alpine". Amédée Gordini was a French tuner often known as "Le Sorcier" or "The Wizard". Notable features included: *1397 cc 110 bhp (82 kW; 112 PS) turbocharged OHV petrol engine - based on the Renault "Sierra" pushrod engine, but having hemispherical combustion chambers Crossflow cylinder head Special alloy wheels (styled to look like ... from Wikipedia

Manufactured by Renault

Class & Body style

  • Hot hatch
  • Hatchback

Production period

  • 1972-1984


Renault 5 Alpine Turbo photos
Renault 5 Alpine Turbo photos
R5Gordini Renault 5 Meeting November 2009
R5Gordini Renault 5 Meeting November 2009
Renault 5 Alpine Turbo repair 2007
Renault 5 Alpine Turbo repair 2007
Renault 5 Gordini Turbo on Rolling Road
Renault 5 Gordini Turbo on Rolling Road
Renault 5 Alpine Turbo
Renault 5 Alpine Turbo
Renault 5 GT Turbo VS Megane R26.R - iMOTOR
Renault 5 GT Turbo VS Megane R26.R - iMOTOR

Engine data

  • 1.4 L straight-4 turbo

Successor models

Tests and reviews from the web

Renault 5 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:  The UK car magazine Motor road test figures quoted top speed of 104.7 mph (168.5 km/h) and 0-60 mph in 9.7 seconds.[8] [edit] Renault 5 Alpine Turbo/Gordini Turbo ... read more
Renault 5 Turbo:  Renault 5 Turbo, Review and Specifications ... Rear suspension geometry derived from the Alpine A310, with combined spring/dampers which worked from the top wishbones to ... read more
RENAULT R5 ALPINE / A5 TURBO (1972-1983):  RETRO : RENAULT R5 ALPINE / A5 TURBO guide d'achat complet, essai avec caractéristiques fiche technique et performances, photos conseils et avis pour acheter une R5 ... read more

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