Renault 5 I Alpine group 2 (1976)
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1976: Renault 5 I Alpine
1982: Renault 5 I Alpine Turbo
1985: Renault 5 II GT Turbo
1991: Renault Clio I 16S
1993: Renault Clio I Williams
Development level
Group 4
Group 2

Specifications

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 1681, 5650 and A 5019
Years active 1976 - 1982 Homologation start: 1/8/1976, 1/4/1977 and 1/3/1982
Homologation end: 31/12/1987
Engine
Type C1J, code 847, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinally vertical, behind front axle
Capacity 1397 cc WRC: 1397 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 76.0 x 77.0
Compression ratio 11.3:1
Output power - torgue 140 HP / 8200 rpm 16.1 kgm (158 Nm) / 4500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 54.8mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 128mm, big end bearing diameter 47.6mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves 1 camshaft in block with overhead valves (OHV), chain driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 38.7mm inlet valve diameter, 34.5mm exhaust valve diameter. 24o angle between inlet valve and vertical, 24o angle between exhaust valve and vertical
Aspiration natural, 1 x Weber 32 DIR 58 dual barrel carburetor
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6.3 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 3 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed manual gearbox, located in front of front axle
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.818/1 (42/11)
2nd: 2.235/1 (38/17)
3rd: 1.478/1 (34/23)
4th: 1.036/1 (29/28)
5th: 0.861/1 (31/36)
R: 3.083/1 (37/12)
1st: 3.071/1 (43/14)
2nd: 2.250/1 (36/16)
3rd: 1.681/1 (37/22)
4th: 1.296/1 (35/27)
5th: 1.032/1 (32/31)
R: 3.083/1 (37/12)
1981+, 1st: 3.818/1 (42/11)
2nd: 2.176/1 (37/17)
3rd: 1.409/1 (31/22)
4th: 1.030/1 (34/33)
5th: 0.861/1 (31/36)
R: 3.083/1 (37/12)
Diffrential ratio 3.875/1 (31/8) to 4.125/1 (33/8) Hewland spiral bevel gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disk, 180mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Type 1223 with roll-cage. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with polypropylene front and rear bumpers
Front suspension double wishbones with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar 18.5mm diameter
Rear suspension trailing arm with torsion bars 22.5mm diameter as twin I beams, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar 21mm diameter
Steering system rack and pinion 21.75/1, 17.5/1
Brakes front ventilated or solid disks of 228mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper. Rear drums 180mm diameter, or solid disks 228mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 3.543 m (139.5") width: 1.525 m (60.0")
Group 2: 1.620 m (63.8")
height: 1.380 m (54.3")
wheelbase: Right: 2.412 m (95.0")
Left: 2.442 m (96.1")
front track: 1.294 m (50.9") rear track: 1.270 m (50.0")
Rims - tires 5.25" - 5.5" - 6" - 7" x 13" Michelin TB, 155/70 SR 13, 16/53-13 (175/60 HR 13), 185/55-13, 215/55-13, 20/53-13 (225/45-13)
Weight 800 kg
Weight/power 5.7 kg/HP
Fuel tank 38 lt. 1977+: 90 lt
Drag coefficient 0.38

Results in WRC

Races

Works team:

  • works: Elf Renault
  • works1: Renault Elf Calberson
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN S.P GRE FIN CAN S.R TdC RAC
Jean Ragnotti
Jean-Marc Andrié
works 7th drive shaft
Guy Fréquelin
Jacques Delaval
works elec trical
Jean-Pierre Nicolas
Vincent Laverne
works drive shaft
P. Fourquemin
Jacky Nogues
dnf
Valle
Lupetti
dnf
Wilmot
Morel
dnf
Total points
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4 4
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 7/1 1/0 2/1 2/0 2/0

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Drawings

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Suspension

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