The Alpine A610 was a french attempt at constructing a supercar made by the Renault-owned French manufacturer Alpine. It was launched in 1991. Due to a limited budget at the beginning of the project, its appearance does not differ much from the previous model – the A310 or the GTA. Nonetheless it is a completely different car, sharing only the windows with the GTA. The basic concepts of all Alpine cars are there (e.g. the rear engine, and the steel backbone chassis that all Alpines since the A110 have had). The car was solely branded as an Alpine, as linking Alpine and Renault together (first as Alpine-Renault then Renault-Alpine) seemed to detract from the Alpine brand’s sporty image. The PRV engine remained, but it was enlarged to 3 litres, which enabled it to produce 250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp)[13] and 350 N·m (260 lb·ft) of torque.

The A610 did not result in an improvement in sales over the commercially disappointing GTA and the car was discontinued in 1995, despite acclaim from the motoring press, and approval from the British car show Top Gear. The A610 was to be the last car up until 2016 to carry the Alpine name; that’s why we simply had to have one in our collection.

Alpine A610

Engine: 2975cc/V6 turbo.
Power & Torque: 250KM/350NM
Top Speed: 265km/h
0-100 kph: 5,3s
Year: 1991
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