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.

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We're huge fans of Alpine, France's cross between Lotus and Porsche, particularly their wild, tail-happy A110 sports/rally car. We also kind of have a man-crush on Jean Ragnotti, legendary French rally racer and star driver in this video, which helps, too.

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So is it they can't make a car that can beat a 1960s car or that Ragnotti is a bit slower in his more mature years?