Renault has revealed its Alpine A 110-50 concept, which has been created to celebrate the 50th birthday of the original 1961 Alpine Berlinette.
Although the Renault-owned Alpine brand has not sold cars since 1995, Renault has commemorated it with a new concept to celebrate its 50th birthday.
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The concept is a modern interpretation of the old Alpine Berlinette and sits on the same platform as the Renault Megane Trophy race car.
From the outside the Alpine concept's front end almost looks pointed with its prominent bonnet contours and large diamond Renault badge on its nose.
The design is close to that of the Renault DeZir supercar concept, a striking electric model sporting rear-view cameras in place of a rear windscreen, an elongated grille and asymmetric gull-wing doors.
Although the original Berlinette was powered by a 95bhp 1.1-litre petrol engine, the Alpine A 110-50 concept uses a 3.5-litre 395bhp V6 engine, which is matched with six-speed manual transmission. This V6 engine is visible through the concepts rear window.
Staying true to the original Berlinette, the Alpine A 110-50 concept features a similar, yet refreshed, 'Alpine blue' paint job. Other exterior additions include an orange streak down its sides and rear, scissor doors and a rear spoiler.
This Alpine A 110-50 concept may hint at the possibility of Renault re-launching the Alpine brand and once again entering the race car ranks with a sporty sub-brand.