Were The 80s More Fun In A Renault 5?

In North America, it was called the Le Car, and it served as the basis for the way-cooler-than-the-EV1 Lectric Leopard. But over in Yurp, the boxy little Renault hatch was known as the 5, and it apparently inspired Britons in the Late Malaise Era to experience life as a sort of mashup of thumping late-70s disco and… » 2/21/08 12:20pm 2/21/08 12:20pm

Low-Mile Lectric Leopard Sells For Only $3750

How will you one-up the Joneses when they roll up all green and proud in their new plug-in Prius? You could do like eBay user armie253 did, scoring an electric Renault Le Car with only 221 miles on the clock for only $3750. Sure, it only goes 55 MPH and the range is on the limited side, but it's an electric Le Car! » 7/30/07 3:00pm 7/30/07 3:00pm

Hoon of the Day: Renault Turbo 2 Action



Despite a soundtrack of mushmouthed kiddie rock, this clip spotlights some of the finest Renault Turbo 2 rally hoonage imaginable. It's a six-miute run of slips, slides crunches and rolls, punctuated by a scene capturing the Luckiest Man in France(TM) in action. (You can't miss him). The clip comes by way of Winding… » 10/05/06 11:57am 10/05/06 11:57am