As we all know, in the face of much stricter emissions regulations, automakers are preparing to abandon traditional internal combustion engines to replace completely. But, that doesn't mean that there aren't also companies that do exactly that do the opposite. To bet on the good old combustion engine! As a rule, these are not car manufacturers, but mostly only Accessories companyBut it doesn't really matter to us. Especially not when you try to keep the spirit of yesteryear alive with a vehicle like this by bringing some of the greatest successes in automotive history back into the limelight. The team at Legend automobiles is one such company. Like the team from Classic Recreations, Singer Vehicle Design or even the ring Brothers, Legende Automobiles has also made it its business to combine old classics with modern technology as a so-called Restomods get back on the road.
Widebody Restomod Renault R5 Turbo
And currently one is concentrating, especially on the 1980 Renault 5 Turbo. We had plans from Legende Automobiles reported almost 2 weeks ago, and now the vehicle is officially presented. The clearly modified Oldi is now called "R5 T3 | Turbo 3 ". He shows up immediately with the familiar Design DNA that made the mid-engined Hot Hatch so special.
However, as a modern interpretation of the original three-door R5. The vehicle has a handcrafted Custom body and consists largely of carbon. That keeps the weight low, despite being more powerful extensions all around. In addition, the refreshed classic rolls up 16 inch rims in front and 17s rear, which are available in two different designs. The R5 T3 from Legende Automobiles is also chic LED headlights and tail lights, there are LED daytime running lights and the highlight are of course the thick forecastle in the stern area.
Four-cylinder turbo engine with 400 hp
Air openings on the C-pillar are optical and at the same time functional replicas based on the Turbo 1 and Turbo 2 and there is an extended one at the massive rear Roof spoiler in red-orangewhose paintwork stands out as a contrast over the Mirrors and roof Up to the A pillars pulls. The direct view from behind shows powerful double tailpipes, a custom built two-part rear diffuser and the Turbo 3 is happy to drive over one Double wishbones front and rear as a modern interpretation of the R5 Maxi Turbo racing car setup. And luckily sits under the hood no Elektrokäse, but legend automobiles has the Turbo 3 one Four-cylinder turbo engine with tremendous from 400 HP donated.
The performance is of course a huge leap compared to the 158 hp from back then. She comes out on the street by means of sequential transmission or alternatively by means of Manual transmission. Always there rear-wheel drive. More details about the engine are currently not known. And inside? There is one Dual zone climate control, ultra-light racing seats with a lot of lateral support and also a Racing belt is in. A custom-fit is also installed Roll cage and that is gratifying digital instrument cluster. The distinctive ones are the visual highlight orange-red accents based on the roof, which is on the air nozzles and door hinges as well as on the new one Two-spoke steering wheel find it in the minimalist design. If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply take ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
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Widebody Restomod Renault R5 Turbo as "R5 T3"!
Photo credit: Legend automobiles
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