How to drive the Renault 5 Turbo Group B Monster right on the Edge

    Watch how Jean Baptiste Lavaux drives this mythic machine masterfully

    This is Jean Baptiste Lavaux at the wheel of his spectacular Renault 5 Turbo, one of the most surprising entries at Turckheim Hillclimb 2020, displaying some very very committed driving behind the wheel of the Group B mid-engined, Rear Wheel Drive little Monster.


    With over 300Hp from the 1.4L Turbo Engine moving the sub-900Kg machine in quite a brisk manner, that will always only tell part of the story because the combination of Turbo-lag, Manual Gearbox and most of the weight being placed at the rear portion of the car makes for a driving experience which needs a capable driver. One that can steer from the Rear and be comfortable with some courageous powersliding... Luckily that seems to be the case...

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