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Hardcore swan track for model’s ultimate gasoline automotive

Hardcore swan track for model’s ultimate gasoline automotive


Alpine has been noticed testing a brand new model of its A110 mid-engine sports activities automotive, which seems to be extra excessive than the already hardcore A110 R launched in 2022.

The brand new model might resemble the A110 R to the informal observer, however a better inspection reveals extra options geared toward bettering monitor occasions.

These embody flics on the entrance fascia, a small stabilizing fin on the engine cowl, a bigger rear wing with guide adjustment, the addition of a ducktail spoiler, and on the most recent prototype new baffles or air curtains on the flanks of the rear fascia.

The wheels are additionally a brand new design (the A110 R makes use of 18-inch carbon-fiber wheels with aero discs) and it seems the brakes are a unique design to these discovered on the A110 R.

2025 Alpine A110 RS spy shots - Photo credit: Baldauf

2025 Alpine A110 RS spy pictures – Picture credit score: Baldauf

It is not clear if a extra highly effective model of the A110’s 1.8-liter turbo-4 is being examined. The engine’s output presently peaks at 296 hp in each the A110 R and lesser A110 S. The only transmission provided within the A110 vary is a 7-speed dual-clutch automated, and this must be unchanged in any future A110 variant.

Ought to the automotive go into manufacturing, it is not clear what such a mannequin could be known as, although RS or maybe even Trophy, each designations utilized by Alpine’s Renault dad or mum on high-performance fashions, would be the route Alpine takes.

Alpine hasn’t introduced plans for a brand new A110 variant however with the corporate set to transition to a totally electrical model shortly, a hardcore particular could also be used to bid farewell to the internal-combustion engine. Alpine Method 1 driver Esteban Ocon has even been noticed driving a prototype.

Alpine F1 driver Esteban Ocon tests 2025 A110 RS at the Nürburgring - Photo credit: Baldauf

Alpine F1 driver Esteban Ocon exams 2025 A110 RS on the Nürburgring – Picture credit score: Baldauf

Alpine has already introduced an EV lineup of seven fashions to be launched this decade. The primary is the A290 scorching hatch based mostly on the not too long ago revealed Renault 5 E-Tech. The A290 is ready to debut in June on the sidelines of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the place we’d additionally see the brand new A110 variant.

A redesigned A110 may even type a part of the longer term EV lineup. It is presently due round 2026.

A few of the electrical Alpines will attain the U.S. The French efficiency marque final 12 months stated it plans to begin U.S. gross sales in 2027. A pair of crossovers in the identical segments as Porsche’s Macan and Cayenne are considered the primary arrivals.



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