Alpine A110 will become a member of the Alpine Europa Cup

The French company Alpine will launch its own racing series called the Alpine Europa Cup, and only specially prepared versions of the A110 sports coupe – the first model of the revived brand – will be able to participate in it . Preparation of the Alpine A110 track modification for the monocube was the team of Renault Sport Racing, as well as the company Signatech, which is the partner of the company in the World Championship in Endurance Racing (WEC). Outside, the modified two-door can be distinguished by special stickers and strips on the body. Plus, the car was equipped with an adjustable suspension Ohlins with a 40 mm lower ground clearance, and the wheels are fitted with 18-inch wheels, Brembo brakes and Michelin tires. The car received a safety cage, while in its interior appeared racing seats Sabelt with the protection of the pilot’s head, as well as six-point seat belts, compatible with the system of reducing loads on the neck of HANS. For safety reasons, the two-door was additionally equipped with a fire-extinguishing system. The cup car is built on the basis of steel-reinforced aluminum monocoque. As for the power unit, the 1,050-kilogram rear-wheel drive coupe Alpine A110 Europa Cup drives the standard 1.8-liter engine from the road version. The engine underwent a number of improvements, having received a new control unit from Magneti-Marelli. Working in conjunction with a six-speed sequential gearbox, this unit produces 270 hp. and 320 Nm. The dynamic characteristics of the modified coupe are not specified. The price of the Alpine A110 racing coupe is 100 000 euros. In order to declare the car for the first season of a monocube, which is scheduled to start in 2018, the owner will have to pay a registration fee of 20 000 euros. As much as you need to pay as a deposit. The arrivals of the Alpine Europe Cup will take place on well-known routes in Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, France and Spain.

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