two new versions of the alpine ‘A110’ will be unveiled at the geneva motor show. the ‘A110 pure’ continues the minimalist approach and the ‘légende’ adds extra comfort and refinement, while both cars remain true to the timeless principles of compact size, lightness and agility.

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both alpine ‘A110’ models share the same full aluminium structure, 252 hp 1.8 liter mid-mounted engine, mated to a wet clutch, seven-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) gearbox with double wishbone suspension front and rear. ‘pure’ is the sports car at its lightest and most driver-focused. it is destined to drive on winding mountain roads and retains the ‘première’ edition’s minimalist yet high-quality approach. ‘légende’ adds more refinement and sophistication for everyday driving or long distance touring. standard equipment includes a six-way adjustable lightweight sabelt seats, full leather upholstery and gloss-finished carbon fiber interior trim. three new exterior colours will also be added to the range.


  • The Alpine A108 (Brazilian Interlagos) and the A110 (the French), both of Jean Rédélé, had strong personality, an inimitable grace and beauty.
    To follow this interesting tradition, the future cars developed by Alpine should not try to imitate the bodies of the Porsche 911 …

    Sérgio Werneck de Figueiredo says:

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