Home » News » Renault » Renault: The Alpine won't be more hardcore than a Mazda MX-5
This year, the French manufacturer Renault has presented the Alpine concept. A few months ago, Renault teamed up with the Brits from Caterham to create a production version of its legend. 

According to Stephen Norman, Renault's marketing chief, the French carmaker will launch the new Alpine before the end of the 2015. The French official also said that the new Alpine will not be a soft car, but it won't be more hardcore than a Mazda MX-5. 

He added that it will be light and look different, emphasizing French DNA and technical innovations.  

The technical data are not official, but there are a few rumors who can confirm that Renault will use the same petrol engine available on the Megane RS. We are talking about a 2.0 liter engine that can develop 265 hp. The Caterham version is expected to feature a Clio RS unit that can deliver 200 hp. 

Set to rival the Audi TT and Porsche Boxster, the Renault Alpine will have a starting price of less than 50,000 GBP (about 61,000 EUR).

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 1981 Renault 5 Turbo

    Engine: Inline 4, Power: 119.3 kw / 160.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 210.0 nm / 154.9 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm
  2. 1984 Renault 5 Turbo 2

    Engine: Turbocharged Inline 4, Power: 138.0 kw / 185.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 216.0 nm / 159.3 ft lbs @ 3250 rpm
  3. 2003 Renault Be Bop Concepts

    N/AN/AN/A
  4. 1907 Renault 130HP Grand Prix

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 96.9 kw / 129.9 bhp @ 1600 rpmN/A
  5. 2006 Renault Altica Concept

    Engine: Diesel Inline-4, Power: 132.0 kw / 177 bhp, Torque: 380 nm / 280.3 ft lbs @ 2000 rpm

New Vehicles

Dacia Duster gets new Euro 6 gasoline engine in UKDacia Duster gets new Euro 6 gasoline engine in UK
Dacia is one of the fastest growing car brands in the UK, thanks to its low price and affordable vehicles in the line-up. The current Dacia Duster was ...

Concept Cars

Honda 2&4 Concept teased ahead of FrankfurtHonda 2&4 Concept teased ahead of Frankfurt
Honda has a special project for this year Frankfurt Motor Show. The Japanese manufacturer will showcase the 2&4 Concept, already teased through an image ...

Custom Cars

JMS Volkswagen Passat tuning packageJMS Volkswagen Passat tuning package
One of the most popular medium-sized models in the world, the current Volkswagen Passat can be had with a sporty touch if you call the guys at JMS. ...

Future Cars

Bugatti teases the Veyron replacementBugatti teases the Veyron replacement
We all cried when Bugatti announced the last unit of the impressive Veyron was sold. And we all asked ourselves when will we see the next supercar from ...

Green Autos

Chevrolet Volt electric range announcedChevrolet Volt electric range announced
The second generation Chevrolet Volt is almost ready to reach showrooms, but before that must find out the electric range of the car, after it was tested ...

Market News

Seat Leon SE Technology Business offered in UKSeat Leon SE Technology Business offered in UK
Seat knows it has to constantly offer different versions to its clients in order to maintain the attractivness. So it has introduced the new Leon SE Technology ...

Gadgets

Lincoln 30-way adjustable seats introducedLincoln 30-way adjustable seats introduced
Lincoln is preparing a special treat for its customers, as it has developed a new and innovative seat, introduced on the Lincoln Continental Concept. ...

Various News

Volvo aquires 100 percent of PolestarVolvo aquires 100 percent of Polestar
As BMW has the M brand and Merceds the AMG division, Volvo wanted to rival this cars with its own performance division. So it bought all the stakes in ...

Videos

Lexus hoverboard teased again with a videoLexus hoverboard teased again with a video
We all watched ”Back to the future movie” and were stunned when we first saw the flying skateboard Marty was using. It`s been 26 years since then ...

Motorsports

Peugeot 308 Racing Cup introduced ahead IAA FrankfurtPeugeot 308 Racing Cup introduced ahead IAA Frankfurt
During this year Frankfurt Motor Show, Peugeot will attract its fans to its stand with a specal car, already revealed today. The all new Peugeot 308 Racing ...