Well my uncle owned on of those crazy R5s. Of course he had it tuned to nearly double the stock horsepower. I did ride with hime once: It was really scary: The car was wide, the curvy Swiss roads very narrow. And there was my uncle: One eyed and some evil people said he owned half a brain only: He wrecked many cars: Inluding a brand new Alfa Romeo 2l of the early Sixties, the Maserati of my grandpa, transporters and other cars. I am still surprised he survived until he died of cancer. His way of riding tuned bikes was even scarier than his car driving style. But the Renault hanedled very well. But we hit the croad curbs with the extremely wide wheels several times. He told me once, that a 911 Turbo tried to follow him over a mountain pass and the Porsche driver nearly fell to his grave in a narrow curve when the turbo kicked in at the worst moment possible. The old 911 were no match for the Renault on curvy terrain.
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