New brake pads and shoes also come with the car. Original warning stickers remain affixed underhood.

Smooth riding, rev happy engine and the car was still SLOW. If so please use the bidding box above. Adam Clarke . [14], Other versions of the first generation included the four-door saloon version called the Renault 7 and built by FASA-Renault of Spain, where virtually all examples were sold.

There is a crack in the lower part of the center stack, but the rest of the dash is intact including the vents, door pulls, and window winders.

Congratulations! It was acquired by the previous owner when carburetor issues took it off the road two years ago., 1953 Studebaker Commander Starliner Survivor, Low Mileage Survivor: 1992 Toyota Supra Turbo. My dad hated it because he couldn’t work on it (metric you know for an old red, white and blue DIY mechanic) but it was a lot of fun.
[16] The Alpine could be identified by special alloy wheels and front fog lights and was equipped with stiffened suspension, but still retaining the torsion bar at the rear with added anti-roll bars. This 1980 Renault Le Car was an AMC-marketed version of the Renault 5. The Le Car was offered in three-door hatchback form only from 1976 until 1980. It was commercialized in some European countries as the Renault Extra (UK and Ireland) or Renault Rapid (mainly German speaking countries). The seller nails it: “Absolutely fun to drive. That is hardly surprising since it appears that it has spent its life in sunny California. [24] Ever tightening emissions legislation meant that power was down to 51 hp (38 kW) by 1980.[25]. 1987 saw the introduction of the 1721 cc F2N engine in the GTX, GTE (F3N) and Baccara (Monaco in some markets, notably the United Kingdom). [40], To differentiate it from the standard 5, it came with blocky plastic side skirts. Giving the Phase II a 0–100 km/h time of 7.5 secs. You are not connected to real-time updates. British Leyland was working on a new modern supermini during the 1970s, but the end product - the Austin Metro - was not launched until 1980. It was planned to market the vehicle as a downsized successor, substituting the AMC Pacer in the USA, which affected the design of the R5.

[22] It did not achieve such immediate success in the United States market even though the Le Car was praised in road tests comparing "super-economy" cars for its interior room and smooth ride, with an economical [35 mpg‑US (6.7 L/100 km; 42 mpg‑imp) highway and 28 mpg‑US (8.4 L/100 km; 34 mpg‑imp) city] as well as its smooth-running engine.

[36] The biggest changes were adoption of a transversely-mounted powertrain from the 9 and 11 and MacPherson strut front suspension.

But other than that, it was Elvis-like. Your real-time updates could not be connected. It was turbocharged with an air-cooled Garrett T2 turbocharger. I’m glad that they did. The rear side panels were replaced with plastic panels that included round porthole windows, as well as a new small window liftgate. It also marked the end of the R5 designation after nearly 25 years, and the end of number designations for Renault cars which had been in use for much of the company's history.