Renault Plans Alpine Revival With New Sports Car on Sale in 2016

The new prototype, whose front end resembles the Alpine A110 sold in the 1960s and 1970s, was unveiled two weeks ago outside the legendary endurance race in Le Mans, France. It will be shown and driven again in September in Dieppe on the Normandy coast as Renault commemorates the original model’s introduction 60 years ago.

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Renault SA is moving to revive its Alpine sports car after two decades in a bid to attract wealthier buyers and may put the first vehicle with the same brand on sale as early as next year.

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