December 3, 2021

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Alpine A110 introduces its three new sporting philosophies

Since its relaunch in December 2017, Alpine has managed to turn heads with its modern, sporty and compact design. In these years, the Renault subsidiary had the luxury of selecting the Alpine A110 as one of seven finalists for the 2018 Car of the Year award.

Today, the company is increasing the options for the Alpine A110, with three different philosophies, as the brand itself indicates.

2021 is a historic year in the Alps. It is the year of his first entry in Formula 1, which ended with his victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix, and the continuation of the brand’s endurance program in the first class. The new A110 range is part of this perspective, being simpler and more efficient, It aims to reflect our motorsport ambitions,” said Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine.

The three versions of the Alpine A110 have their own identity and offer three different driving experiences, all keeping the spirit of the Alps adhered to the principles of lightness and agility, and all equipped with a box-connected 1.8 turbo four-cylinder engine. -Automatic dual-clutch Getrag.

The new options are:

El Alpine A110 It is the gateway to the world of the Alps. The combination of its chassis and engine of 252 hp and 320 Nm provides control that strives to emulate the original Berlinette. Go from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds

Alpine A110 GT It’s the Gran Turismo sports coupe in the range. With its 300 hp and 340 Nm of torque, the Alpine chassis is the perfect union of efficiency and comfort. It is ideal for day trips and long trips. From 0 to 100 km / h it does it in 4.2 seconds.

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The new Alpine A110 S is at the top of the range and emphasizes efficiency. Its sporty chassis makes use of the full potential of its 300 hp and 340 Nm engine, which is complemented by semi-slick tires and a specific aerodynamics package designed to satisfy drivers looking for more precise handling, especially on the track. It also goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds.

And about the equipment, Alpine indicated that it is adding a new multimedia system with a 7-inch touch screen, Bluetooth connectivity and two USB ports. It is compatible with Apple Carplay and AndroidAuto.

The Alpine Telemetrics menu (optional except for the A110 S) allows you to display in real time, in the form of gauges or graphs, technical data about turbo pressure, gearbox temperature, torque, power, engine steering wheel angle and accelerometer. The built-in chronograph measures and records performance during sessions on the track.

Regarding the engine, to maximize driving pleasure, it proposes customizable driving according to three modes: normal, sport and track.

Normal and Sport modes have been optimized for more comfort and more responsive gear changes, respectively, with the ability to shift multi-speed and rev the engine every time you upshift.

The new A110 GT and A110 S engine calibration has been improved to provide a maximum power of 300 hp at a higher engine speed (6300 rpm), an increase of 20 Nm (340 Nm of torque from 2400 rpm) and a maximum speed that can It’s accessed in the automatic transmission’s seventh gear ratio, which also happens to be performance-specific.

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Another unprecedented novelty is that when the launch control action is initiated, the cylinder is temporarily cut short to deliver a distinctive engine sound.