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Hardcore New Alpine A110 S : No, It’s Still Not Coming To North America

The Alpine A110, which was reborn in 2017, will get a new “S” trim for a more focused and high performance driving experience

The original Alpine A110, from the 60s and 70s, was and remains a much loved sports car. So much so that Alpine reintroduced the nameplate in 2017. Today, they announce a more performance- and driving-oriented version which will simply be known as the A110 S.

For starters, the Alpine is powered by a NissanRenault developed turbocharged 1.8-litre 4-cylinder. It produces 249-horsepower and 236 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine, mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, is mounted behind the occupants, can push the car to 100 km/h in only 4.5 seconds.

The new “S” will see its boost rise with a resulting extra 49-horsepower. The final tally will be 288 however torque remains unchanged but will be on tap longer. The 0-100 km/h sprint drops by 0.1 seconds but the true difference will be found in the drive.

The Alpine A110 S will gain new wheels and wider Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires, and the car drops 4mm in ride height. The key improvements are stiffer coil suspension springs with retuned dampers and stiffer anti-roll bars.

The car is not cheap, however. It will retails for £58,700 before options, or nearly £13,000 more than the base model.


Alpine A110S Photo Gallery

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

2020 Alpine A100S | Photo: Alpine

Source: Autocar

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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