Alpine A110 gets updated with three new variants
Everyone loves the Alpine A110. The diminutive French car’s simplicity, lightweight and focus on pure driving feel has made it a firm favourite amongst enthusiasts around the world. Now, Alpine has updated its range to provide the A110 with more performance and it gets three distinct flavours that cater to a range of different drivers – the A110, A110 GT and A110 S.
Alpine A110 powertrain
The new Alpine A110 continues to get the same 1.8-litre turbo-petrol engine, but it now gets states of tune and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. This engine in the base A110 variant produces 249bhp of power and 320Nm of torque. On the other hand, the GT and the sportier S variants get a higher state of tune, with the engine producing 296bhp of power and 340Nm of torque. In terms of performance, the A110 S is the fastest of the three trims, with a claimed 0-100kmph time of 4.2 seconds. One must also note that the A110 weighs just 1102 kgs unladen in the lightest variant, thanks to Alpine’s focus on weight.
Alpine A110 exterior
The base Alpine comes with 17-inch 10-spoke wheels and standard road tyres. The GT variant 18-inch wheels with a black diamond-cut finish.
The A110 S is the version that is the most focused on giving you the ultimate driving freedom. This performance-oriented variant comes with the same uprated engine as the GT variant but it also gets a sports exhaust package and a dedicated sports chassis. The A110 will also get a rear wing for the first time with the aerodynamic body kit on the S variant, a telematics menu that displays telemetry data and optional semi-slick tyres are also included on the S, as well as a new dual-tone colour option for the first time called “Fire Orange”. It comes with 18-inch GT Race wheels.
Alpine A110 Interior
The Alpine A110 gets a leather steering wheel with aluminium paddle shifters, while the GT variant gets touches like a French flag on the door as well as a set of comfort bucket seats.
All three variants of the A110 get a new Alpine multimedia system with a 7-inch touchscreen that gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. You also get three driving modes: Normal, Sport and Track. The A110 GT is the new luxury-focused touring model has been given an enhanced “focal” audio system with two speakers, two tweeters and one subwoofer to make those commutes sound better.
The new Alpine A110 range starts deliveries in March and starts from ₹50.4 lakhs (on-road price) in the UK, and competes with the Porsche 718 Cayman and the Lotus Emira. We hope that Alpine brings this lightweight beauty to our shores too!