Alpine started their success with sports-bodied Renualts which soon led to complete complete car construction. By 1965, Alpine struck an deal with Renault to distribute the A110 through official channels.
The A110, like its A106 predassor, featured a steel tube backbone chassis and fibre glass bodywork. Its rear mounted engine Renault Inline-4 was progressively upgraded each year. Starting with a 998cc unit, the car moved from 77bhp to 155 bhp by 1970.
The final version of the A110 was the 1970 1600S. In full competition trim, this car won the 1971 Monte Carlo Rally and the European Championship of 1970.
Specification listed is for the 1969 1600S road car.
Series Production Car
1565 cc / 95.5 in³
77 mm / 3.03 in
84 mm / 3.31 in
102.9 kw / 138 bhp @ 6000 rpm
88.18 bhp per litre
body / frame
Fibreglass over Tubular Steel Backbone
Wishbones w/Coil Springs, Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar
Renault Swing Axles w/Radius Arms, Coil Springs, Dampers, Anti-Roll Bar