Renault 5 ‘cult car’ will be relaunched as new absolutely-electric product by French company

The Renault 5 prototype will be the “rebirth of a cult car” for the French business with a 100 per cent totally-electric powered twist. The primary Renault 5 4-passenger supermini became the ideal selling auto in France from 1972 to 1986 with in excess of 5million types sold.

The bonnet air intakes contain the charging hatch with the rear lights showcasing the original autos traditional aero flaps.

The new model will characteristic distinctive nods to the authentic Renault 5 on the facet grid, wheels and rear emblem.

Gilles Vidal, Renault Style Director claimed the new product “embodies modernity” and will be a car or truck pertinent to a present day viewers.

He stated: “The structure of the Renault 5 Prototype is primarily based on the R5, cult product of our heritage.

This will incorporate an growth of the budget Dacia model and the reinvention of Alpine as an electric powered performance cope with.

Luca de Meo, CEO grope Renault stated: “At Renault, we embrace the waves of disruption and make our have ‘Nouvelle Vague’.

“It’s about bringing modernity to the automotive field. We’ll go to an electrical power model, strengthening our EV leadership with the Electro Pole task and investing in Hydrogen, aiming at accomplishing the greenest combine in Europe by 2025.”

He added: “This eyesight of modernity, we anchor it in France. For the reason that as a manufacturer, we know our soul and our power lie in our origins.

“The new R5 is the Nouvelle Obscure: it’s strongly connected to its background, and however it’s the upcoming, creating electric powered automobiles well known.”