|wb: 2100 mm||4cyl.
Very successful in sport and in the market the Alpine with a plastic body, designed by Michelotti is based on the Renault 4CV. The cheapest version costs 830.000 F. The most powerful model Mille Miles can be fitted with five-speed gearbox and costs around 1.097.000 Francs depending on the specification.
At the Paris Motor Show in October the coupé which, in France is called coach, received a larger windscreen. The greatest news however was a new convertible by Chappe & Gessalin exhibited on the Alpine stand. With the price of 989.900 Francs it will be a very competitive offering by this young company.
Renault Alpine convertible with restrained tail fins above the rear mudguards, and a detachable hard top designed by Cappe & Gessalin. It has a 4 c.v. engine increased to Dauphine capacity.
(Paris report, October '56)
Alpine cabriolet by Chappe & Gessalin at the Paris Motor Show.
Alpine coach model '57
F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries:
|Mille Miglia 18-29.04.56 (round 3)||Results:|
Driving the A-106 Maurice Michy won its class at Mille Miglia with a record breaking average speed of 109,519 km/h.