El Renault Fuego It was one of the most popular cars of the 1980s. In Argentina, for example, it was produced between 1982 and 1993 and during that time they were sold 19.952 units. Even today you can see a copy of this coupe, which also had its moment of glory in the TC2000. Its popularity inspired Idecore, an independent team of designers, to imagine what it would be like a Fire version 2020.
Even though this Renault Fuego Concept it looks little like the original model, it maintains a connecting halo through its sporty style. "The project is inspired by Renault's avant-garde past, but looks firmly to the future", their creators explained.
This XXI century version maintains the 2 + 2 configuration of the original Fire, though lacks a central pillar and offers four doors, with the particularity of having the rear ones with reverse opening. In addition, it has a panoramic ceiling that brings a lot of light to the cabin.
Inside, the digital predominates using two screens, one for the instrumentation and the other for the infotainment system in the form of a tablet, like that of today's Renault. However, it maintains conventional controls for air conditioning.
The Renault Fuego Concept is powered by a hybrid system composed of a 1.6 biturbo diesel engine with 160 hp and another 95 hp electric. In this way, the combined power reaches 255 CV.