Special model to the market launch

Brühl, 9 December 2016

How long do we wait now already on the new Alpine? For too long, or? We also find. Now, however, hope grows, because the French flask can be pre-ordered now at least the exclusive special version to launch. Already a lower amount is enough to allocate one of the limited edition models. Get the checkbooks!

Pre-order via Smartphone

The special model, interested customers now can pre-order via Smartphone app, called "Première Edition" and is limited to only 1.955 copies. It has a reason: the beginning of a legendary story founded 1955 the brand Alpine by Jean Rédélé in Dieppe. Alpine chose the name Rédélé incidentally reminiscent of his victory at the Alpine trophy in 1954.

55,000 to 60,000 euro

For a reservation fee of 2,000 euros you can secure one of 1.955 debut Alpine, who will be delivered end of 2017. Three colors are available to choose from: blue, black, and white. According to the manufacturer, the price of the new Alpine should be between 55,000 and 60,000 euros. Whether the "first edition" will have special features, design or equipment, is not known.

4.5 seconds to 100

Also the technical details of the new Alpine are still largely secret. The car will have a mid engine, which drives the rear wheels only. Very likely is a 1.6 - or 2.0-liter turbo engine with at least 300 horsepower. To go from standstill to 100 in 4.5 seconds. The gearbox, Alpine fans hope for a manual transmission, it will run, but probably on a dual clutch transmission. The new Alpine strongly reminiscent of the design that the Alpine A110, the most popular model of the brand. We expect a launch beginning 2017, possibly at the Geneva Motor Show. (mf)