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Continuing our series of insightful ‘Buyer’s Guide’ videos, Collecting Cars’ James Little visits renowned Renault 5 Turbo specialist Melliard Motorsport, to learn more about what makes this hot hatch hero so desirable.

Olly Melliard talks James through the history of the model, some of the more subtle differences to the standard car that are often missed, and a few clever design decisions made by the original engineers.

We also learn what to look out for when inspecting a car for sale, along with common foibles and faults, and what it takes to put them right.

To see some great examples of the Renault 5 Turbo that have found new homes on Collecting Cars, you can check out our sold listings. Results range from £54,000 through to £85,500 for an exceptionally rare ‘Series 8221’ car.

Want to get the inside knowledge on this 1980s hot hatch? Watch the video below – and if you’ve got an idea for another buyer’s guide you’d like to see in the future, then let us know.

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