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Renault 5 (140)
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Renault 5 (Projet 140). 1984–96 (prod. n/a). 3- and 5-door saloon. F/F, 956, 1108, 1390 cm³ (I4 OHV), 1595 cm³ diesel, 1721 cm³ petrol (I4 OHC). Marcello Gandini-styled update of Michel Boue’s classic 5 design. Marketed as the Supercinq in France, although the badging never reflected this. Larger and more aerodynamic. Transverse powertrain; simpler suspension with MacPherson struts. September 1984 launch; five-door from May 1985, with extra 6 cm in length. Diesel from November 1985. Revisions in 1988. New trim levels in 1990, with range rationalized after introduction of Clio in 1991.

Manufacturing locations: Boulogne-Billancourt, France; Palencia, Castilla y León, Spain; Novo Mesto, Slovenia; Flins, France; Vilvoorde, Belgium; Haaren, Belgium; Dieppe, France; Setubal, Portugal

Marque: Renault | Model: Renault 5 | Predecessor: Renault 5 (122) | Successor: Renault Clio I

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