First ride for the Renault 5 Turbo 3 E! It is not at the Paris Motor Show, but on the lawns of the Chantilly estate that it is presented in preview. The exuberant city-dweller does more than just make up numbers. She participates in the Concours d’Elegance! With its plastic bodywork, it does not leave indifferent: neither the young nor the great.
The comments merge near the marquee where the car is displayed. ” Ah mom, the R5 Turbo of the future! exclaims a little boy barely taller than the top of the hood. ” Wow “We can hear here and there from teenagers or older people who can’t help but remember that they had it too when they were young” the same car “. Listen for “same” an R5! Because, the Turbo and Turbo 2 were sold in only a handful of copies (about 5,000). AND ” at the time, it cost the price of a Porsche 911 discreetly remembers a visitor.
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Ode to the 80s and video games
Why did Renault choose to make a drift car? ” To attract young people Sandeep Bhambra, Renault Concept Car Design Director, responds tac-o-tac, adding that they designed the project so that it has ” a double life: real and virtual » . In just a few weeks, the Turbo 3 E will indeed become the star of a video game. It’s already when you look at the screens on the dashboard.
The driver’s legs are stretched out like a single-seater. The big handle in the center of the center console is not a gearshift, but the handbrake control… for drifting! There are no mirrors or headlights in this car. Cameras replace them to immortalize your gliding sessions that you do to a little “old school” video game song!
To see in Chantilly or in Paris
In short, once behind the wheel, you can’t help but see” life in pink “. And for good reason the windows are tinted this color! We’re still eager to try it out as the concept is rolling around. Evidenced by the scars on the bodywork and the 325mm rear tires somewhat shelved by bitumen… We hope that one day Renault will entrust us with the keys. waiting for the test largus.fr, come and discover the bombinette at the Château de Chantilly estate, this September 25th until 5:30 pm, or from October 18th at the Paris Motor Show.
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