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2022 is an incredibly significant year for French car manufacturer Renault as they commemorate 50 years since the launch of the Renault 5. Yes, that iconic hatchback has turned 50! To mark the occasion, Renault have planned a host of surprises with the latest one being a fully electric show car.

A teaser image of the front three quarters of the Renault 5 fully electric show car
Expect the unveiling of this to be quite special!

As part of the celebrations, Renault has created a fully electric modern day tribute to the 5. Taking inspiration from video games as well as the original 5, expect this thunderbolt to officially break cover on September 22nd. While that is the digital release, fans can also experience this electric 5 at Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille on September 24th & 25th.

Frontal view of a teaser version of the fully electric Renault 5 show car
First impressions are excellent!

Most importantly, the electric Renault 5 will also take pride of place at the Paris Motor Show in October.

Don’t forget that Renault also unveiled a special portable cassette player to honour the 5, you can read more about that by clicking here.

Thanks for reading! For more Renault news and reviews, visit Tarmac Life.

Words by Matthew D’Souza, pictures courtesy of Renault Group Media.

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