The comparison against the Civic in that regard was really stark, and explains why the two had such divergent trajectories. Aye, there’s the rub. The Le Car was dropped after 1983 in favor of the Alliance. Late in life, the GTL switched to the smaller capacity 1108 unit. I’m sure there’s a correct technical term for “Touch and hold” on a touch-screen device. Right-click on the image. The Mazda put everything I had ever had to shame with it’s reliability and rust resistance, but somehow it lacked the Renault’s character. They said that at the end of the test, “… it looked and drove as if it had been through 40,000 hard miles.” Their long-term Honda Civic held up much better. Se vende renault 5 gtl 1.1 año 1982, se vende con mucha pena por no poder mantener tantos vehiculos. Anyone know? They later came out with a vacuum/electric manual transmission that operated the clutch & shifted the gears. I always thought the best looking R5 was the GTL precisely because it had the side strakes! Přes půl milionů uživatelů za den. Part of the floor has been restored. It was an amazing car. It’s the magnetic-particle clutch I’m familiar with the theory of—and still unfamiliar with its practical rectitude or lack thereof. The Renault 5 GTL - TL has a - 4, Petrol engine with 1108 cm3 / 67.6 cu-in capacity. I know rather more than probably most about the origin of that clutch—it was Jack Rabinow’s invention—but I know very little about its application by Renault. The R30 is almost exactly the same size as the Chevy Citation and AMC would have beaten the Citation to market by 4 years. The long gearing (at 20mph/1,000rpm fourth is the same as most modern small cars’ fifth) means long distance cruising is a relative breeze. The original photographs were by Douglas Land-Windermere. This delightful and super chic Renault 5 is finished in factory optional Grenada Metallic (code 761). I test drove a new one in 80 and another in 83. Renault took the “big” 1300 engine from the R12, fitted it with a small carburettor and a five speed gearbox, the whole car was based on the torque of the engine not revvs, these were nicknamed in Holland as little Cadillacs thanks to the relaxed engine and gave a fantastic MPG. The Renault 5 was introduced in January 1972 as Renault's first supermini, and in direct competition of the Fiat 127. It’s clear that the Kangoo manages to capture the essential concept of the R4 without having to pastiche any of its details, although the interior is very much a 1.5 scale Twingo replica. Probably due to the emission control system and lacklustre lead-free petrol as mandated by the EPA. Having owned the R5, and ridden in and driven that era Fiesta extensively- buy the Fiesta! I barely remember the marketing for these. Hello clever commenters: I would like to ask again about how to embed an image in a comment. Vůz byl velmi podobný předchozímu typu, ale měl pohon všech kol a výkon 402 koní. Images and details of the Renault 5 were published on 10 December 1971, the car's formal launch following on 28 January 1972. The bodywork’s a bit tatty at the moment (it’s receiving a set of new bumpers this week) but it’s planned to take it off the road next winter for a repaint, the chassis itself is actually quite solid and well rustproofed. Renault MAXI 5 Turbo. الكهرباء معاودة الباتري جديدة. We got back to the shop, and he didn’t even try to steer me to a used Corolla. How many horsepower (hp) does a 1980 Renault 5 GTL - TL have? Plus they would have had to graft 5mph bumpers on the poor thing, which would have made the car even uglier. The floor change linkage was a mechanical engineer’s nightmare task, and completely unnecessary. I was driving along one day and heard a clatter inside the car. And talk about spacious, I once brought home a full size dishwasher-in the box-with the hatch closed. If you would care to post a photo I for one would love to see it. What a very likeable car. At one point he had it to the dealer, and one item to be taken care of was that a rear window latch had come unglued from the glass. A Vega I had before it and an S-10 I suffered after it were in the same league, reliability-wise. For the Renaults with their gearbox in front of the engine it was a logical and straightforward solution. France didn’t have either in the 1970s. A window will pop up giving you s number of different “Share to” options. 2017 Renault Megan 1,6,auto, petrol,got full service history,Abs and airbags, usb, mp3 radio and cd player,sunroof,leather interior. Consequently, I’m not sure I wouldn’t buy a French car before I bought another GM car. At the time at least, it went against the orthodoxy of using a smaller capacity engine to achieve the same goal, (Renault were already offering the Cinq with engines of 845, 956 or 1108 cc capacity), so while the headline economy figures for the GTL were more impressive than the smaller engined versions, the gains really had to be offset against the higher purchase price and the fact that its greater swept volume would place it into a higher taxation band in several European markets. Hello Hex: thanks for that comment. The ride was very supple but the car began to rust in less than 2 years ibeing subjected to Buffalo winters…He ended up trading it in a a very conventional and reliable Mazda GLC….I remember the local dealer franchise here in Buffalo sold Renault along with Lincoln Mercury. 1. Renual 5 body f Do you like the Kangoo, by the way? I understand you had the 1977 model. Always thought the thing rode way better than a car that size should, much softer than the Ford. Imgur offers you different links to your uploaded photo, but only one option works to embed the photo directly in your post. The R5 was never going to be a success in the US due to the lack of an automatic transmission, though I did see quite a few running around town for a few years. 3. 1.1K likes. You can see where they were coming from with the first version of the Kangoo. مفهياش الضرب ومافيهاش الرشاوة 22 Millions Offert 24932529 I still remember that car fondly. For instance, the standard Renault 4s were by the late-70s in the 5CV bracket but the GTL managed to sneak into the 4CV bracket. I miss that kind of design. Hi John. Cannot guarantee to hold.” I wasn’t impressed. Driveability with the R5 was vastly better than the always unhappy Escort. Here’s the Supercinq with a light facelift: I’m not doing well today…Ingvar doesn’t like my Renault 11 facelift either! First generation (1972-1984) The Renault 5 was introduced in January 1972. Renault 5. Esta semana temos um projecto interessante, um Renault 5 GTL só que TURBO! Prodejte snadno a rychle na Bazoši. 4 and 6 drivers were well used to the dash change. Rootes & Renault used as a clutch a drum filled with iron filings, engaged by electromagnets. Fun and very well built. I suppose that overall in Europe there are more than enough survivors for there to be a good after-market supply of part and material. As a friend of mine used to joke, we could just drive it around to watch the screws back out of their holes. ( Log Out /  It has only 43000miles on the clock! It was, if memory serves, a decently reliable car too, although age, mileage (and misuse) did lead to a few running repairs, including to the gear linkage (a rather convoluted device). The R5 was a huge success for Renault in Europe, which was one of the reasons it didn’t appear here sooner: a lack of capacity. It’s also the car in which I later passed my driving test, it’s low-geared steering I recall making the more technical manoeuvres somewhat more taxing than they might otherwise have been. Nice to hear that someone is still using and enjoying their R4. Our aim is to have a distinctive voice and to publish a diversity of writing you won’t find anywhere else. In Europe, the R5 had the usual roof mounted radio antenna. R&T later had an R5 as a long-term test car. In 1976, Renault introduced the 5 GTL, a version of France’s best seller which was intended to appeal to more economy-conscious customers. Hello Hex: thanks for that. Funny that had it been a few years different, it may have positively reshaped the history of both companies. These are still relatively common across the pond, though rust has claimed many, as is common for cars of that era, especially Renaults. Preserved in good original condition. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Paste that URL into your post. LHD model imported from Spain this year the chassis is solid and straight with zero rust. View all posts by Eóin Doyle. I still am. Renault ultimately shifted 2.1 million of the things and it undoubtedly gave the R4 the new lease of life it needed to continue selling well into the 1990s. Loved that sunroof, opening the roof worked better and faster than a/c for cooling the interior. See how many cars of any make and model are left on Britain's roads. Back in ’85 I found a really nice, clean ’81 at the local Toyota dealer. Vintage R&T Road Test: 1976 Renault 5 GTL – “The Kind of Comfort Detroit Claims is Impossible (In a Small Car) Statement “you shouldn’t give up safety for miles per gallon”. 1986-01-02 Photo size: I only just got it that Imgur is a picture sharing website. Renault 5 GTL from 1976 in good original condition. For sale is my Renault 5 GTL. Which, with great disappointment, I realized that this was God telling me that I didn’t want to own a Renault (I’d always liked, nay loved, them, even the Dauphines). How you find the correct link depends on the device you’re using. What did it in was an alarming propensity to rust. Upload the photo to Imgur. Basic drive-train was pretty robust. Renault 5 GTL Renault 5 GTL, 5 doors, 4 cylinders, 43 kW (59 HP), 158 km / h, third mix 5.83 I / 100 km. I remember seeing a cartoon (probably from “Road & Track”) from about the same time as this article showing a drawing of a Renault 5 with “Le Car” written on the side alongside an AMC Pacer that had “The Voiture” written on the side. The Renault 5 was an idea of Michel Boué, a designer at Renault who wanted to create a stylish more mature small car. A complete set – two doors and hatch – cost less than £5. Actually, the R5 was more of what an AMC customer would have wanted. The car became an instant hit thanks to the fuel crisis but we also found a car with the practicality of an R4 and the comfort of the larger R16. Haha, to be fair “ruined” was maybe a little strong, but I prefer the original. The first year in the US with rectangular headlights. The high torque output relative to the weight means it’s easy to stay ahead of the general flow of traffic, or at least keep up with it, and the little Renault can climb hills tenaciously. The R4 is an interesting design because it´s clearly not one of those knowing “designer led” cars of the more recent times. 1984 Renault 5 GTL . Upload the photo to Imgur. My uncle told me it was 5-6 Deutsche Mark per litre (the average price in Germany was about DM 1.30). Renault 5 (Epoque IV) La Renault 5 (1972-1985) était la voiture la plus populaire de la France pendant dix ans. The comfortable seats, the supple ride (the salesman included an unpaved street in the test dirve), the outrageous sunroof. Metallic beige Part service history and loads of reciepts. AMC took over the marketing of the R5 in the USA for 1977 and pushed it hard as the “Le Car”. So my (probably wrong) conclusion is that the dealers and the reputation of French cars in general is what kept these cars from “taking off”. DS and Peugeot 204/304, 404, 504 L were good company for an R16. Were I in Renault’s shoes in the mid 70s, I would have been looking at the R30 for the US, both for it’s size and the availability of the V6 and automatic trans. Renault had offered first the Ferlic clutch, a vacuum-operated clutch much like the later VW Automatic Stick Shift. Released at a time when several decades of economic stagnation were giving way to growing prosperity and surging car ownership in France – 1 million units were produced in the first 4.5 years and over 8 million were produced across the entire production run. In 1976, Renault introduced the 5 GTL, a version of France’s best seller which was intended to appeal to more economy-conscious customers. What might have happened if they would have pushed this car when the merger with AMC went down? Wow, I haven’t thought about the LeCar, or seen one, in years. Najděte co potřebujete ve Vaší kategorii. Fun to drive. Mileage: 210,554km . A lot of fun to drive around town. renault 5 r5 gtl 1.1. Rootes also used a similar system on the “Easi-Drive”. ( Log Out /  A lot to recommend it. “Touch and hold” on the image for a couple of seconds. With the gearing and the torque peak at 2500rpm, it was riding right on the torque peak at 35 in 3rd gear and 45 in 4th. With the R30 in the showroom, AMC, having already dropped the Ambassador, could probably have retired the senior platform a year or two earlier than they actually did. . American Brands: AMC, Jeep and All Others, Tractors, Lawn Mowers, Off-Road Equipment, Vintage R&T Road Test: 1976 Renault 5 GTL – “The Kind of Comfort Detroit Claims is Impossible (In a Small Car), Cohort Pic(k) of the Day: AMC Pacer Found in Amsterdam – The Chubby American Golf, Best of 2020 – Automotive History: The 1977 Oldsmobile Chevrolet Engine Scandal – There’s No Rocket In My 88’s Pocket. For a car which was something of an outlier in a broad range, the 5 GTL has appeared on several occasions on the pages of Driven to Write. After struggling to get back its footing after the rise and fall of the Dauphine in the 50s and early 60s, Renault soldiered on through the 60s with it rear-engine R8 and R10, and then the very advanced R16, which was anything but a hit in the states. A friend of mine had a Super 5 Baccara, for instance: excellent seats with real leather, great hi-fi, electric windows, 1.4 litre engine… You could turn these into a mini Benz, if you could afford it. Top speed on the highway depended on which way the wind was blowing. The Renault 5 is definitely worthy of attention, but I’m transfixed by the photo above. Rather than design a new windshield header trim for the US market, Renault just left the existing header in place, with a big plastic plug screwed into the hole that would have provided access to the antenna. Fiesta, hands down for me. Thanks Daniel. Through various specification rethinks, the GTL continued to be an oddity in the range, with those side shields and an assortment of unusual seats. Manual choke, no power steering, manual windows,a true retro classic. Only one owner since new, and it has always been kept in covered garage. Comfortable seat cushions, backrests with good lateral support and adjustable headrests, new, attractive dashboard and everywhere practical shelves - these are some of the characteristics of the "most comfortable three and a half meters". Your email address will not be published. For stopping power, the Super 5 1.1 L/TL/GTL braking system includes Discs at the front and Drums at the rear. Basic transportation, cheap to buy and own. Take care of one another… and please, wash your hands. All of which might provide some slight diversion from the unremitting tide of contagion. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. One curiosity of the GTL (and suggestive of its intended city role) was that the protective side strakes (which matched the bumpers) were more or less unique to the model, and not fitted to the more upmarket or performance variants. Renault 5 Lauréate GTL. I would also like to see a photo of your 4GTL, if you might oblige. Screwed the plug back in place and went on my way. And we can´t go back. I do, especially in its early more jolly form. I’m not sure an AMC connection would have helped sales of the 5 in the US. All specifications, performance and fuel economy data of Renault 5 GTL (32.5 kW / 44 PS / 44 hp), edition of the year 1976 since February 1976 for Europe , including acceleration times 0-60 mph, 0-100 mph, 0-100 km/h, 0-200 km/h, quarter mile time, top speed, mileage and fuel economy, power-to-weight ratio, dimensions, drag coefficient, etc. The front indicators wrapping around the corners into the wings so they didn’t align with the edges of the headlamps always looked a little odd too. The research says so, but my memory says “not”. Hi Richard, yes, Imgur is available as an Android (and, I assume, Apple) app and in a browser version at http://www.imgur.com. Thanks, that is true. This brings back mostly happy memories of the 5TL had from 1979 to 1983. Learn how your comment data is processed. In September 1981 the GTL’s high-torque 1.3 litre engine was replaced by a 1.1 with the same output and slightly better official mpg. Her atelier was nearby, and she keeps a home in Pöseldorf to this day. this french built car is currently registered in the province quebec (canada). Touch the “Copy URL” icon. Due to the effects of xylophagic fungi, the original images could not be used. Arches and sills are all clean … This is the instrument panel mine had. 2. Je la possède depuis Fevrier 2014 et elle totalisait 88000 kms d'origine. So they didn’t scrape when cornering! Yet the result is pleasing, sensible and with enough quirkiness to make it human. garantia de origen de la pieza y devolucion. 3. When I stopped and looked around, I found that approximately 2″ plastic plug had come unscrewed and fallen to the floor. Of course, Hondas of the era were notorious rusters as well. H.E.L.P. R4’s were assembled in Wexford, on the East coast, and were notorious for premature rot. The bus like steering wheel angle, the vertical radio whose dial you couldn’t read, the rubbery shifter that wouldn’t be rushed, the fact that the whole seat lifted up and forward to get in the back. Quatre versions différentes de la Renault 5 sont disponibles. The DTW Bumper Holiday Quiz – Answers (Part One). Here in N Europe they have had a poor survival rate. The problem was that I had a small boat and would not have been able to tow it with an R5. 1976 Renault 5 GTL: source The text first appeared under the headline “Another New Renault” in The Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News, June 5, 1976. My reason is I am running another blog for teaching and I need inexperienced students to be able to put images in their comments. We ought to be told. Renault had high hopes for its R5 in the US. The GTL was indeed a good fit for the car, although like its R5 equivalent, it made it a little more expensive to run here in Ireland. We hope you agree. It was small; some 14″ shorter than the Rabbit, meaning more directly in the Civic’s ball park. Search results for 'renault 5'. 4. What engine is in Renault Super 5 1.1 L/TL/GTL? A window will pop up giving you s number of different “Share to” options. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It even operated by push-button! Good morning, Eóin. You know why it didn’t have door handles? The Renault 4 was produced by Renault between 1961 and 1994 and was the first Front-Wheel-Drive family car produced by Renault. Renault 5 GTL - 1984 by Filippo 4 Renault 5 GTL - 1984 by Filippo 6 2 This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to help show ads that are more relevant to your interests. It may cost several thousand per year in maintenance costs, but as long as it doesn’t flat stop running, it is an okay car. LHD model imported from Spain this year the chassis is solid and straight with zero rust. The design process of the Renault 4 was much like that of the 2CV. I would suppose the design team was small and probably not soaked in research. Your email address will not be published. No, I’m highly unlikely to devote any effort to the Miura or Countach. at the same time the fiat produced the 127. Though it wasn’t very successful, AMC/Renault continued to market it with ongoing improvements and a new five-door model into the 1980s. Funnily enough I get to drive a Mk1 Kangoo van most weekends at work so I’m in the lucky position of being able to compare the two first hand. Later – post ’81 – cars had a lower geared steering rack which dulled the steering’s responsiveness and crosswinds controllability. ( Log Out /  A spare tire under the hood always reminds me of the earlier pre-Impreza Subarus. referencia equivalente: jb1023 c051439 / jb1023c051439. My experience from reading CAR magazine is that (somehow) cars that we Americans find so unreliable, most European car owners think are THE greatest thing on wheels. Editor. Content Provider. As I have probably mentioned before, I had an R5, an 80, bought new. These were so ahead of their time and timelessly designed that Renault managed to sell them right until 1996. Having a “true” economy model may have brought some relief to the company, and the dealer network would have been better than Renault ever had under their own umbrella. I can’t decide if I’d rather have a 78-80 Ford Fiesta or an R5…decisions, decisions. Whilst the GTL idea started with the R5 it reached its peak when applied to the R4. Chances of finding a decent one… well, I’ve had an ebay search running for about 9 years and though they come up, they seldom look viable. I showed up, told the (amazed that I didn’t want a Corolla) salesman I’m interested, he got a plate, took my license information, and off we went. Still The World's Least Influential Motoring Site. Renault 5 GTL The interior of the new Renault 5 GTL is almost luxurious. The officially sanctioned answer to the heavy steering was to increase front tyre pressures from 24psi to 27psi. It´s not an obvious copy and paste, more the feeling of joyful practicality. This engine was shared with the 5TL, effectively making the GTL just a trim level. observaciones: comprobado. How much does a Renault 5 GTL - TL weighs? Perhaps one reason for this was that despite their prescience, Michel Boué’s well-drawn flanks looked better unadorned. In those days of horrid carburetors and automatic chokes that always pulled off too soon, regardless of the impact on driveability, the Renault’s manual choke Weber was a revelation. V témže roce ale tým Renault Sport opustil Mistrovství světa, protože vozy nedokázaly konkurovat ostatním speciálům na nezpevněném povrchu. As a former owner, I can certainly say this was probably my least forgettable car. https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Ftse3.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DOIP.qTgkHynPE6pwcyVJNtU3GwHaE8%26pid%3DApi&f=1. Both of the family 5TLs had the dashboard gear shift. Renault were unbelievebly successfull with their R4, the world’s first mass produced 5-door hatchback. i have sold car and motorcycles across the border and will help you if you have any questions or facilitate the importation. The Ronis and Neimann door locks wore out in a couple of years, and could be opened easily with a penknife or nail file. First GTL series, manufactured in France. The ‘Supercinq’ successor mainined the distinctive style, but I never quite took to those non-functional strips or grey plastic on the C-pillar. Click on “Copy image address”. Only one part came adrift in mine. I do remember that when Honda first started selling cars, many of the dealers were Honda motorcycle dealers with decent reputations while some dealers added Honda to well established car brands. He showed me the invoice, and it said, “Glue window latch. Would your typical AMC buyer even consider a rebranded R5 as an option for replacing their Hornet or Gremlin? Boas pessoal do aço! Firstly in 2015 in a piece by former scribe, Sean Patrick, then latterly in 2018 in a transcription of the original from the inimitable Archie Vicar. He wound up getting a Honda Civic. “Touch and hold” on the image for a couple of seconds. All Rights Reserved. A car that, in my (relative – early 30’s) youth, I really, really, really wanted. I’m not proud of myself I must add, and despite being convinced I had done irreparable damage, the Cinq seemed to have taken the abuse in its long-travel stride. I’m A Toyota, Get Me Outta Here! Je vous présente ma Renault 5 Lauréate GTL du 03 Janvier 1985. ‘the gains really had to be offset against the higher purchase price and the fact that its greater swept volume would place it into a higher taxation band in several European markets.’. But in the popular memory of Americans, it was just another weird little French car that showed certain weaknesses as it aged. 3. Les modèles «parked» sont équipés de roues avant tournées. All specifications, performance and fuel economy data of Renault 5 GTL 1.1 (34.5 kW / 47 PS / 46 hp), edition of the year 1986 for Europe , including acceleration times 0-60 mph, 0-100 mph, 0-100 km/h, 0-200 km/h, quarter mile time, top speed, mileage and fuel economy, power-to … As part of the 1979 specification review 5TL tyre width was reduced from 145 to 135 to reduce steering effort. Such a fun car. Boué styled the R5 in his spare time and based the car on the Renault 4 underpinnings. Driven To Write was founded by a group of writers frustrated with the one-dimensional nature of much of today’s motor journalism. We also have a Mk1 Berlingo on the fleet and it feels throroughly pretentious with its carpets and door cards. The R5 is regarded as being the first of the Super Mini’s, it was available as a hotter 5LS, which became the 5TS and then the super cool 5 Alpine and Alpine Turbo. Unfortunately, it also came with the kind of reliability that Detroit claimed was impossible (and not in a good way.) What I mean by this is to place your finger on the image and keep it there until the window pops up. By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies by Flickr and our partners as described in … But the R5 had one are of unique superiority: the supple French ride, which would seem to be a perfect fit with Americans, who were known to appreciate that commodity, although without the F-word as a prefix. There is a Volvo ad from same era, showing an R5-Le Car, filled with passengers and luggage on the roof, trying to merge into truck filled highway. Or was it just quirky in the French manner and to the French degree, thus making incompatibility with non-French owner/drivers? From 2CV, Dyane, Ami6/8, R4/5/6 to Trabant. Finance available in all major banks, delivering can be done to many countries, For view and test drive, call or whats app shalom on 0670042096/0604834419. What on earth is going on? Copyright 2011 - 2020 Curbside Classics. Unlike cars today, the windshield was relatively upright, those wipers are only 13″ long. Renault clearly paid great attention to simplicity when designing the Kangoo: the windscreen’s held in with a rubber seal, plastic trim is only used internally to cover up the inner mechanical working of things and painted metal is the norm, the speakers are in the dashboard rather than the doors to simplify the wiring and early models lacked a tachometer or electric windows. One other thing about the sunroof. The more exotic the car, the less it interests me. My first new car was an 80 LeCar. It brought a slight reduction in effort with no obvious detriment to traction or roadholding. Here’s a short contemporary road test from Thames TV. It used to be the address of the flagship store of Jil Sander, the ‘queen of cashmere’, one of the very few German fashion designers of international renown. It was first shown in January 1976 with production beginning in June of that year. The R5 featured a steeply sloping rear hatchback and front disc brakes wild was in Lisbon in November to. 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