1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525

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Lot 150
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé
Chassis no. A110 14525

€ 40,000 - 60,000US$ 45,000 - 68,000
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé
Chassis no. A110 14525

Footnotes

  • Cette Alpine A110 1300 cc possède un certain nombre de caractéristiques intéressantes, à savoir : une peinture spéciale blanche à bande orange (édition limitée), un réservoir grande capacité, des projecteurs additionnels et un arceau cage.

    Cette Alpine a fait la première page du magazine Allemand 'Oldtimer Praxis' en Février 2004.

    La voiture n'a jamais été engagée en compétition (même dans des événements historiques) et est décrite comme tout à fait d'origine et dans un parfait état.

    L'Alpine a été entièrement révisée par le mécanicien personnel du propriétaire et est vendue avec des papiers d'immatriculation Allemands.



    One of the great names in postwar French motorsport, Alpine was the brainchild of Dieppe garagiste's son, Jean Redele, who began in the early 1950s by developing a competition version of the popular little Renault 4CV, which won its class in the Mille Miglia three years running.

    From this he developed the first Alpine - the A106 with Renault 4CV running gear and streamlined glassfibre coupé bodywork - which was presented to Regie Renault in July 1955. This 747cc Renault 4CV-based machine set the trend for a range of sports cars culminating in the A610 of the mid-1990s. Glassfibre bodies and rear-mounted production engines remained a common theme for 40 years. Up-rated in 1956 with the new Dauphine engine, the A106 also established the company's competition heritage with a class-winning performance in the 1956 Mille Miglia.

    By 1958 Redele was using a sophisticated tubular steel chassis, and in 1961 he introduced the A108 Berlinette Tour de France which featured a tubular backbone frame, double wishbone front suspension and a Renault Dauphine swing-axle set-up at the rear. It was developed into a potent - and often unbeatable - rally car, using a variety of Renault power units.

    In 1963 Alpine launched the A110 Berlinette, which became the mainspring of production, its rearward weight bias giving it outstanding cornering characteristics for rallying. In 1969 A110s finished 1-2-3 in the Coupe des Alpes and came third in the Monte Carlo Rally. The following year, Alpines again came third in the Monte and won the Italian Acropolis and Tour de Corse rallies. Alpine driver Jean-Claude Andruet became European Rally Champion. By 1971 the marque's competition record had endeared Alpine to Renault to such an extent that they were appointed as its official competition wing. More successes followed in 1971-72-73.

    As featured on the front cover of the German motoring magazine Oldtimer Praxis in February 2004, this 1.3-litre A110 boasts a special limited-edition colour scheme of white with orange stripes, while other noteworthy features include a long-range fuel tank, additional rally lights and a built-in roll cage. The car has never been raced (not even in historic events) and is described as totally original and in immaculate condition. It has been fully serviced by the vendor's own mechanic and is offered with German registration papers. Petite and beautifully proportioned, the Alpine was a highly effective rally car and the more luxurious road versions provided an entertaining and rewarding drive.
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
1974 Alpine A110 V85 1,300cc Coupé  Chassis no. A110 14525
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