Renault prepares a surprise to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the start of production of the Torino

Considered an emblem of the national industry, it also transcended in the world of international racing.

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El 26 October 1966 began to be manufactured Torino produced by Industrias Kaiser Argentina in the Santa Isabel Factory. In 1967 already the brand Renault it had the majority stake in the factory; while from 1975 the model was renamed Renault Torino.

The emergence of Torino was a momentous point in the history of the local automotive industry. Developed exclusively in the country, it offered mechanical solutions that guaranteed its reliability and high performance.

TorinoIt was manufactured continuously and with great commercial success for 15 years until December 14, 1981, with a total of 99.792 units. The Torino was the fastest car produced in Argentina prior to the Renault Fluence GT.

Considered an emblem of the national industry, it also transcended in the world of international racing. In 1969 three Torinos participated in the 84 Hours of Nürburgring in Germany. 

TorinoThe delegation was chaired by Juan Manuel Fangio and the number 3 car surprised its rivals by finishing first in its category and fourth in the general classification. In the country, Torino conquered five scepters in the Road Tourism.

To commemorate its 55th anniversary, Renault Argentina is preparing a sustainable initiative that will be presented soon.

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