- MOT'd till May 2016, owned since 2009 and 78,250 recorded miles - New radiator and cylinder head overhaul within the last 1,000 miles - Engine reputedly uprated to c.250bhp, original handbook Further Info: Conceived as a rival to the Porsche 944 Turbo and Lotus Esprit Turbo, the Renault GTA V6 Turbo made its UK debut in 1986. The work of Renault's recently acquired subsidiary Alpine (a company with a formidable competition pedigree), the newcomer was notable for its low kerb weight (1180kg) and aerodynamically efficient silhouette (cd 0.29). Based around a steel backbone chassis equipped with all-round independent double-wishbone suspension, front / rear ant-roll bars, ventilated disc brakes and rack and pinion steering, the 2+2 coupe was principally bodied using fibreglass. Longitudinally rear-mounted, its alloy 2.5 litre SOHC V6 engine was force-fed by a Garrett T3 turbocharger and allied to five-speed manual transmission. With a quoted 200bhp and 210lbft of torque on tap, the French supercar was reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 6.3 seconds, 0-100mph in 16.0 seconds and 155mph. A rare sight on UK roads, just 344 right-hand drive GTA V6 Turbos are thought to have been sold betwee
1989 renault gta v6 turbo yellow 5-speed alloy-wheels black-leather manual power-steering privacy-glass rhd leather black-interior french dark-interior
The Motor House, Lyncastle Road
Warrington, WA4 4SN, Cheshire
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