The resurgence of Alpine has not been exactly easy, after a failed deal, the project seemed to be something standing, but now we know not only that it will come, but when. we will get to Know the new Alpine A160 2016 on February 16, although it is estimated that his debut before the public at large will be at the Geneva motor show in march. In case outside little, the images you see on screen are the design patents.
In other words, this is what you’ll see on the streets. Without knowing even its date of marketing or the details, it seems that it will be this year, when booting, judging by the final model that we will show in just a month and a half. And what is true is that what we see looks like, and much, the prototype that we showed with the Celebration Concept.
we don’t have too much data on the car, but you have to stay with that is a faithful interpretation of the Alpine A110 original in its design. There are many key stylistic similar, as the front hood, the four headlights, the shape of the engine cover or the rear headlights. The result is as simple as it is attractive, without too many frills.
leaves Us with a escape to central and few spoilers or air intakes. Something that is surprising, given that the engine is placed in a central position-to-back. Of the interior we know nothing, although you can also find us with a retro look, certainly less focused on the body.
The Alpine A160 2016 arrives with the ambition of becoming a lightweight sports at a price that is relatively affordable. Should be in the Alfa Romeo 4C a hard rival for positioning and mechanical configuration. Not in vain, would not a carbon chassis and would weigh about 1,100 pounds. It is more that the Italian sports, but in any case, and light weight. The mechanism is unknown, although there is talk of a turbo charged engine similar to that of the next Mégane RS with different powers from 250 to 300 horses.
Source – Carscoops