Alpine A110 Pikes Peak is here. The Norman company has released the first real pictures of its mount, which will face the famous American mountain climber on June 25 in Colorado. The A110 Pikes Peak has been dressed in its final coat of arms and finally revealed to the light of day before flying to the US this Monday.
Designed and built at the Signatech workshops in Bourges (Cher), the car completed its first laps at Lurcy-Lévis (Allier) at the end of April, before two days of testing at the Col de la Chaudière (Drôme). Val Thorens (Savoie) in May. Last Saturday, despite snow in the high alpine, the A110 Pikes Peak, under the supervision of technical director Lionel Chevalier, satisfied the Philippe Sinault clan.
A “must see” to the Alpine
The Alpine A110 Pikes Peak – based on the A110 GT4 Evo – has been lightened up to 950 kilograms and powered by a 4 1.8L cylinder pushing engine of 500 horsepower. Driven by Raphaël Astier, who won the 2022 FIA R-GT Cup with the A110 Rally and four times at the start of the American event, the Alpine A110 Pikes Peak should be admitted to the Time Attack 1 category.
“Pikes Peak is an unmissable motorsport eventPhilippe Sinault, CEO of Signatech, underlines. We were all nourished by the iconic images of this boom and this dream naturally seeped into our ranks. (…) We would like to register the name of Alpine in this event, which will give us this great first opportunity to position ourselves in relation to the competition mentioned in our category. Even if we’re not aiming for scratch, we know we can count on a versatile and capable car with this event-specific Alpine A110 Pikes Peak. »
Alpine A110 Pikes Peak in pictures
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