The reviews are in and the Alpine A110 is one of the most enjoyable, best-handling cars in a generation—ultra-light and ultra-fun. Unless a moose walks out into the road, apparently. Then you might be going backwards into a tree.
Jalopnik got bored earlier this week and decided to hit up the Bear Mountain Car Cruise, an enthusiast event that meets every Wednesday in the summer about an hour out of Manhattan. What we saw changed us forever, including an Alpine A110, Slantnose Porsche, Saab Sonnett, and a Toyota Sera that our hearts won’t let us…
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Alpine has returned, updating the formula of its classic rally-winning sports car for the modern world, and teaching some new lessons for competitors from Alfa Romeo and Porsche.
Production on a new line for the Alpine A110 has finally begun, its owner Renault said Thursday. The reborn brand hopes to make around 6,000 cars yearly, though only 1,955 for an initial limited-edition run to commemorate 1955, the year Alpine was founded. This is all good news, since some cars, like the old and new…
See that beautiful blue car up there? It’s the reborn Alpine A110 and, no duh, it’s not coming to the United States. So we can only admire it from afar and fantasize about how great the alleged sportier version will be.
We’ve been pining over the lithe and lovely Alpine A110 for a while now, even though we know damn well we’re never going to get it here in these States, United. The Alpine isn’t expected to start being delivered until 2018, but one of our hawk-eyed readers spotted a pair of preproduction ones cavorting around the…
It is increasingly clear that America is not good enough for the like-an-Alfa-4C-but-livable Alpine A110. Damn it. Damn it to hell.
Just 1.8 liters, four cylinders and 252 horses don’t sound that impressive by modern standards. But when you remember that motor has been massaged by RenaultSport, and that it goes in the reborn Alpine A110, you know you’ve got something good going on.
Oh, hey there. What do you like to do for fun? What’s that? Torture yourself by watching videos of things you can’t have, like the Alpine A110? Samesies!
Look, look at that photo of Renault’s reborn Alpine A110. It is so fast and lightweight and fun! Where could it be driving to? I’ll tell you: away from America.
For a few years now, the thousand-kilo Alfa Romeo 4C has been alone as the only sports car worth giving a shit about, and finally it has a production car rival. This is the Alpine A110, with 252 horsepower and a kerb weight of 1,080 kilos. That’s 2,381 lbs for those of you missing the glory days of sportscardom.
Hey, look, Alpine’s back! For real. The famed French sports car brand now under Renault’s wing is set to debut an all-new sports car, which we now know is called the A110, and we’ll see it in about a week at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s not bad at all.
The newly-reborn Alpine isn’t just a reanimation of a single deceased sports car brand; it’s part of a revival of an entire kind of car, years ago left for dead.
Alpines are pretty special and while we wait for Renault to figure out how to bring back the brand that has been dead since 1995, Petrolucious is here to tell the tale of a German man who fell in love with these gorgeous French beauties forever.
Renault wanted to have its own Porsche 911 for a long time, and while the Alpine project was halted by Caterham’s departure from the venture, the sports car is reportedly ready to hit the streets in 2016 after debuting at the 24 Hours of Le Mans followed by a run up the hill at Goodwood.
It's easy to forget the glorious rear-engined Alpine A110, something like a French cross between a Porsche and a Lotus. You might think it's too low, to pretty for rallying, but this 1971 film for the Rallye Monte Carlo might change your mind.