The company Renault has brought to the test sports car Alpine. Photospies managed to shoot a novelty at the time of testing in southern Europe. Sales of new items will begin in 2017, according to World Car Fans. According to preliminary data, the price of the model will start from 30 000 euros. The novelty will be collected at the plant in the city of Dieppe.
While in espionage pictures represented only a test mule in the back Lotus Exige, which engineers run in units of the future model. However, the photographs than the standard fuel cap, you can see the device for recharging the batteries. This suggests that, most likely, the future sports car will get a hybrid propulsion system.
Earlier it was reported that the car will be equipped with 1.8-liter gasoline turbo engine. This engine is a modified version of the 1.6-liter unit, which is installed on the Clio RS. The engine had to get three options for power – 250 hp, 275 hp and 300 horsepower.
The concept car called the Alpine Celebration was presented during the endurance race “24 Hours of Le Mans.” The car body is painted in blue and orange colors. Vehicle weight will be 1,100 kilograms.
Let us recall, the French carmaker Renault bought out the British Caterham Group stake in Societe des Automobiles Alpine Caterham, thus becoming the sole and full owner of the project.