1981 Renault 5 Gordini For Sale
Renault 5 Gordini (Alpine. Known as the Renault 5 Alpine in Continental Europe, the Gordini was one of the first generation hot hatches, predating the Golf GTi by a year. Only marketed as the 'Gordini' in the UK because of the Talbot Alpine, This is a genuine 1223 Gordini The D.V.L.A records are showing 2 cars with tax and 3 SORN. The mileage is 87030. 6 owners from new, originally sold by Renault dealer James Barr and Son, Chelmsford Essex 01.10.81 2015/16, the car has undergone extensive re-commissioning with the following parts - Rear suspension bushes, Rear wheel bearings, Rear wheel cylinders, Rear brake shoes, Handbrake cables, Front disc’s and pads, Front brake calipers, Bottom ball joints, Brake master cylinder, All flexible brake pipes have been replaced with Earls braided items, All metal brake pipes replaced. All four shock absorbers have been replaced with AVO adjustable items. All fuel lines replaced from the tank to the carburetor. The fuel tank has been sealed with POR 15 tank sealer. A new complete fabricated stainless steel exhaust is fitted. The wheels have been refurbished and fitted with new tyres. The gearbox has been overhauled with various new parts including diff bearings, selector forks and seals The engine has also been rebuilt with meticulous attention to detail, blueprinted, balanced, lightened, gas flowed cylinder head, timed in camshaft etc., by the previous owner who worked for Ilmore racing. A new clutch kit is fitted. The carburetor is a new Weber 32/36 jetted to suit. The ignition system is M.S.D digital with M.S.D Blaster coil; the points have been replaced with an electronic pickup. I have the original air filter box and carb in take The interior of the car is in original excellent condition The exterior of the car has received a full bare metal re-spray in the correct Silver 620 colour code and fitted with new Renault doors and genuine Renault front wings complete with original decals The radio cassette and hand lamp are original ‘Boutique’ equipment as fitted from new. I have receipts and history files going back many years in two thick folders, along with many photos including the restoration. Viewing in Ashbourne near Derby, offers without viewing will be ignored as will ' whats your best price, no px' This is more likley the best Gordini in the Country.
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