1982 renault fuego




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    1982 renault fuego

    1982 renault fuego

    So, Fuego is not just a clever name. The Fuego was based on the Renault 18 sedan and used its platform, featuring front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout. When these came out I was in high school and had a job as a delivery driver around Boston and down to Cape Cod. Or subscribe without commenting. I loved that car.

    1982 renault fuego

    1982 renault fuego

    1982 renault fuego

    1982 renault fuego

    1982 renault fuego

    Renault Fuego Turbo () - pictures, information & specs

    The Renault Fuego was the successor of the successful 15 and 17 coupes from the s, and the predecessor of the modern-day Laguna Coupe. Simply said, a sports coupe with two doors and room for four passengers. Production began in in Maubeuge, France, and a year later two more plants started assembling the car — one more in France and one in Palencia, Spain. European production continued until , while Renault Argentina manufactured the Fuego until The Fuego was based on the Renault 18 sedan and used its platform, featuring front-engine, front-wheel-drive layout.

    The two cars shared the same floorpan and engines, however, the front suspension was different and was sourced from the larger Renault 20 - an independent MacPherson strut and coil spring setup, with an anti-roll bar added to flatten cornering. A total of six different motors were available depending on the market — starting from the base 1. A five-speed manual and an automatic transmissions were offered. But Renault decided to rely on FWD architecture — and this was their biggest mistake.

    1982 renault fuego

    But in reality, the coupe was desperately slow — even the turbo version was able to cover the miles per hour kilometers per hour sprint in more than 10 seconds. Oh, and drum rear brakes on an 80s sports car… come on! Renault tried to improve the situation with the launch of a facelifted Fuego in , which brought a new 2. That move made the turbo version somewhat redundant and most of the customers were confused — why would someone pay thousands more for a car with only a bit more power? Despite its innovations like remote keyless system with central locking and steering wheel-mounted audio controls, soon after its market launch the Fuego developed a reputation of undesirable car, mostly because of its reliability issues.

    Renault has often been ahead of the curve. It invented the family-size hatchback when the R16 was launched in , for instance. The R5 was the first true supermini. And it adopted front-wheel-drive across its range long before the rest of the industry caught up. Yes, the Fuego's main rivals were rear-wheel-drive when it was launched, but by the end of its run, all of those rivals had been replaced by FWD cars.

    1982 renault fuego

    Renault knew which way the wind was blowing. And so what if the Fuego wasn't much fun to drive? It looked good and that was all that mattered. Renault Fuego product Anthony Karr , Editor. Created as a Porsche for the masses, the Fuego was actually ahead of its time, for good or bad. About this article Category Classics. Sign In or Sign Up.

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