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Renault Alpine 310- 1985

Renault Alpine 310- 1985

The 4 cylinder Renault Alpine 310 was launched in 1972. Some consider the Alpine one of France’s best kept secrets–it was a more practical and cheaper alternative to the Porsche 911. The V6 engine, introduced in 1976, allowed the A310 to rival the best sports cars in Europe. With a mid-engine layout and fiberglass monocoque chassis, this car is very light (1800 pounds) and quite fast. It was hand-manufactured by Alpine in Dieppe, France, and marketed through Renault dealers. This lightweight 2+2 sports car made its debut as a luxurious replacement for the world-renowned rally winner, the Alpine A110. Jean Redele, the Alpine's creator, raced the Renault 4CV. He believed he could be more competitive by replacing the steel body with a lightweight aerodynamic fiberglass body. Thus, the original Alpine was born.



  • Manufacturer: Régie Nationale des Usines Renault
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Engine: 2664cc, V6
  • Top Speed: 140+ miles per hour
  • Years of Production: 1971-1984
  • Number Produced: 2,340

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