Is The Renault Alpine The French Lotus Or The French Porsche?

Oh wait, it doesn't matter how you define France's long line of lightweight, rear-engined sports/rally cars. They're awesome either way you put it. » 11/08/13 1:20pm 11/08/13 1:20pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Alpine A110 Wallpaper Is Here

I've always been a big fan of the way the Alpine A110 looked. The A310 and GTA are pretty sweet too, but something about this rear-engined rally machine really strikes me as special. » 3/30/13 5:00pm 3/30/13 5:00pm

Get Excited Because Renault Is Bringing Alpine Back To LeMans

Remember last year when we got all giddy because Renault hooked up with Caterham to revive the storied Alpine brand? Now there's a reason to get even more giddy: Alpine is going racing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. » 3/08/13 11:46am 3/08/13 11:46am

Renault And Caterham Get Together In Best Hookup Since Peanut Butter &…

There was no good reason for Renault to revive its classic sports/racing car division, Alpine. Renault did it anyway, and now they've partnered 50/50 with Caterham to design the car. You're excused if this all sounds like a dream come true. » 11/05/12 9:00am 11/05/12 9:00am

2012 Alpine A110-50 Vs. 1960s Alpine A110

We weren't completely smitten by Renault's Dezir with a body kit Alpine A110-50 when it came out, but watching it face off against an A110 in the Alps certainly warms us to the new concept. » 7/05/12 1:00pm 7/05/12 1:00pm

How This 21st Century Race Car Is Related To The Original Alpine

So, after much leakiness, here's the Renault Alpine A110-50 next to the original Alpine A110. What does one have to do with the other? Well, the frog equivalent of a confederate flag on the roof to start. » 5/25/12 10:00am 5/25/12 10:00am

More Leaked Images Of The Renault Alpine Concept

It happened behind the scenes over here, but on Monday, after we published the first image of this new Renault Alpine A110-50 concept, the entire nation of France actually tendered formal surrender. Now, with 11 new images, we're actually going to put them on suicide watch. It'll be OK guys, you still have truffles. » 5/24/12 11:00am 5/24/12 11:00am

The Return Of The Renault Alpine

This leaked photo is the first of the new Renault Alpine concept, due for official unveiling in Monaco on Friday. Under the skin is purportedly a tube-framed Megane Trophy complete with a mid-mounted VQ V6 tuned to 400 HP and 310 Lb-Ft. Dubbed the A110-50, the concept marks the 50th anniversary of the first A110. » 5/21/12 3:00pm 5/21/12 3:00pm

This Forgotten Prototype Is The Last Alpine Ever Built

In light of recent speculation on the comeback of France's last great sports car brand, Alpine, friend of Jalopnik IEDEI uncovered exclusive photos of the final, secret Alpine prototype. » 3/05/12 2:00pm 3/05/12 2:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Renault Ventoux

As we continue to work on the Ultimate Engine Survivors Honor Roll, certain engines start to stand out for their incredibly long lifespans. Here's one that was built in some form from 1947 through at least 1997. » 1/16/10 5:00pm 1/16/10 5:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: The $23,500 Renault Alpine A310?

With the $39,500 Renault R5 Turbo getting a Nice Price vote on Friday, we're going to see if French factory hot rods can get the nod from our readers twice in a row. » 2/02/09 8:30am 2/02/09 8:30am