1976 Renault 5Review
Cheap Thrills! — Renault 5 GTL. Giant canvas sunroof so big that the rear seat passengers could stand up. Cornered on its door handles, but got around the track so well they had a dedicated race series for it. Too bad I couldn't afford the mid-engine turbo model!
Pros: Cheap, roomy, great ride, comfy seats, good gas mileage, fun to drive.
Cons: Loved to overheat and blow head gaskets.
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