1983 Renault 5 Turbo 2

Renault 5 Turbo 2 is an automobile that has a 3 door hatchback body style with a mid mounted engine delivering power to the rear wheels. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 1.4 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 160 bhp (162 PS/119 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 221 N·m (163 lb·ft/22.5 kgm) at 3250 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 970 kg. The Renault 5 Turbo 2 is claimed to achieve a top speed of 209 km/h, or 130 mph.

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Renault 5 Turbo 2
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Key facts

1983 Renault 5 Turbo 2 information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 2 seats
How long?
3664 mm
How heavy?
970 kg
What size engine?
1.4 litre, 1397 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
162 PS / 160 bhp / 119 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
221 Nm / 163 ft.lb / 22.5 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.6 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph
1983 Renault 5 Turbo 2 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2430 mm 95.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1346 mm 53 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1472 mm 58 inches
Length 3664 mm 144.3 inches
Width 1752 mm 69 inches
Height 1323 mm 52.1 inches
Ground clearance 145 mm 5.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.51
Kerb weight 970 kg 2138 lb
Weight distribution 40 % front
fuel tank capacity 51 litres 11.2 UK Gal 13.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.45
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Renault
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.4 litre
1397 cc
(85.25 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76 × 77 mm
2.99 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
162 PS (160 bhp) (119 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
114.5 bhp/litre
1.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
221 Nm (163 ft·lb) (22.5 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
158.2 Nm/litre
1.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1988 kPa (288.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 349.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 Garrett AiResearch T3 turbo
Intercooler
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 167.24 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
123 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
164.95 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.13 kg/kW
13.58 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.300
Turning circle 10.40 m
Front suspension I.W.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension I.W.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.87
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID37807
Production total 3167
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1983 Renault 5 Turbo 2 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.