It was arguably one of the most anticipated sports cars of 2018 and the launch event of the Alpine A110 proved a veritable goldmine of content for my various outlets. An exclusive first drive for The Sun on Sunday, a mammoth French road trip for Flat-Out and more detailed technical deep-dives for Engine Technology International Magazine were just a few highlights.
“The 1.8-litre, four-cylinder turbo engine emits a pleasingly deep, bassy note from its centrally mounted exhausts that contradict the slight proportions of its frame.
“This is a car that manages to stand just 1.2m off the ground and sit at a mere 1.8m wide. It’s pretty tiny by today’s standards but its designers wanted to stay true to the original, while chief engineer David Twohig set a weight limit of 1,100kg from the word go”
February 25, 2019