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First Drive
2018 Renault Alpine A110 First Drive Review | The un-Porsche is defiantly French

How to enjoy a spirited day of driving at less than 60 mph

How to enjoy a spirited day of driving at less than 60 mph.

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‘Top Gear’s’ Chris Harris, Eddie Jordan escape a burning Alpine A110

The French sports car caught fire at a Monte Carlo Rally stage.

In the end, there wasn't much left of the Alpine.

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The Alpine A110 looks even cooler as a race car

The A110 Cup is eligible for the Alpine Europa Cup series.

It's lighter, more powerful, and all-around awesome.

Confirmed
The new Alpine A110 won't be sold in the United States

Alpine is focusing on Europe and Japan.

For now, launching the brand in USA is too hard.

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The hottest modern sports cars rendered as rally racers

The British site CarWow commissioned these incredible renders of many of our favorite cars, SUVs, and even a Rolls-Royce as WRC competitors.

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Petrolicious meets man with a mountainous passion for Alpines

In its latest video, Petrolicious clearly shows what makes the Alpine brand so special, and lets one of these coupes sing on some European hillside roads.

Spy Shots
2017 Renault Alpine still looks like a Lotus

While this might look like a Lotus, it isn't. What you see is actually the future Alpine being tested by Renault, wearing a clever disguise.

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Ford, Renault have surprises in store for Le Mans

Both Ford and Renault have announced they've got surprises to unveil at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, expected to take the forms of a Ford GT racer and Alpine sports car.

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Renault planning Alpine sports car to rival Audi TT, Porsche Boxster

A concept for Alpine's future sports car is rumored to debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. It reportedly features a rear-mounted, 250-horsepower engine and technologies that are borrowed from Nissan and Daimler.

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Renault Alpine shows us the inspiration for its Vision Gran Turismo

Renault's Alpine sports car brand had extra creative in designing its Vision Gran Turismo concept, as it's apt to demonstrate in this latest video.

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Renault seems ready to revive Alpine brand in 2016

A Renault exec indicates the French brand is hard at work on yet another revival of Alpine. A lightweight, two-seat sports car could be ready as soon as 2016, and a whole lineup of vehicles is planned, including a hybrid.

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This 2015 Willys AW 380 Berlinetta costs big bucks and might have Porsche power

Sometimes the automotive world throws out something so bizarre, you can't help but do a double-take in disbelief. Take this Willys AW 380 Berlinetta, for example. It's made by a pair of Italian companies and inspired by a French design that harkens back to the work in Brazil of an American company. The mind boggles.

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Renault, Caterham to dissolve joint sportscar venture?

Long living in the shadow of Lotus, British automaker Caterham is keen to make it on its own – though maybe not all on its own. The company that made its name building continuation versions of the iconic Lotus Seven still relies on automakers like Ford and Suzuki to supply its engines, and developed the SP/300.R with Lola, but has been forging a much deeper alliance with Renault.

Spy Shots
Renault Alpine mule captured wearing Lotus duds

A curious, heavily modified Lotus Exige has been spotted lapping the Nürburgring, and, to hear our spy shooters tell it, the car is actually a disguised Renault Alpine A110-50 out chassis testing with Swedish suspension company Öhlins. It was spotted in the company of several key performance cars from Renault Sport, including the Megane RS and Clio. These spy photos confirm that Renault is serious about making the Alpine a production reality and suggests that it needed more than its al

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Caterham chairman confirms plans for Renault-based Evoque rival

Caterham will be radically expanding beyond its core market of track-day specials with a new Renault-based CUV and city car. Following our initial reports back in November, the new models, which we can only hope are as ridiculously sporty as Caterham's other offerings, have been confirmed by Chairman Tony Fernandes to news agency Reuters.

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Renault confirms 400-HP Alpine concept debuting on Friday *UPDATE [w/video]

Renault has confirmed the unveiling of an Alpine concept at this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco, but as we get closer there are new details alongisde new questions. Just yesterday came the leaked image of a concept called the A110-50C, heavily based on the Renault DeZir concept, that could turn out to be the thing itself or pure Photoshop fancy. French press is reporting that Renault COO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that a 400-horsepower concept will appear that "could be homologated

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Renault Alpine A110-50 concept leaked ahead of Monaco debut

If Jesus had treated Lazarus' resurrection like Renault has treated that of its Alpine brand, Lazarus would have politely requested, "Please, leave me alone." In 2008, the Alpine's return was rumored to come riding on the platform of the Nissan 370Z. In 2009 the revival was declared D.O.A along with the co-developed Nissan 200SX. In 2010 it was back on, the new Alpine to be based on the reputation-making Alpine A110 Berlinette. In January of this year there were still rumors but still no car, wi

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Renault to unveil new Alpine concept at Monaco Grand Prix?

Typically when an automaker wants to roll out a new car, it does so at one of a dozen or so major auto shows held throughout the calendar and around the world. But with the bulk of the show season on break for the summer, rumor has it that Renault is planning a more glamorous location to unveil its latest.

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