Alpine at 2024 Goodwood: Showcasing Electric A290 and Historic A110

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Alpine at 2024 Goodwood
Alpine at 2024 Goodwood

Gearheads, mark your calendars! The 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed is set to ignite from July 11th to 14th, and Alpine joins the roster with a thrilling display of its automotive heritage and future.

Fresh off its debut at Le Mans, the all-electric Alpine A290 will conquer the famed Goodwood Hillclimb. This electric hot hatch, based on the Renault 5 E-Tech, boasts two output options.

The range-topping GT Performance packs a punch with 217 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque, eclipsing the standard Renault’s 148 horsepower. The A290 also offers a GT trim with 177 horsepower and a 0-62 mph time of 7.4 seconds.

Both variants share the Renault’s 52 kWh battery, enabling a 236-mile driving range. That’s a slight decrease from the Renault’s 249 miles, but still surpasses the MINI Cooper E’s 190-mile range. Refueling (well, recharging) is swift – a 15-80% top-up takes just 30 minutes with a 100 kW connection.

Alpine at 2024 Goodwood
Alpine at 2024 Goodwood (Alpine)

The Alpenglow concept car will steal the show with its futuristic curves, hinting at Alpine’s vision for a hydrogen-powered tomorrow. History buffs won’t be disappointed either the legendary 1975 A110 Group 4 Tour de Corse rally car is primed to conquer the Goodwood Hillclimb, a testament to Alpine’s unwavering rally spirit.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there. The BWT Alpine F1 Team show car will bring the high-octane world of Formula One to Goodwood, with Alpine Academy drivers piloting the machine up the iconic hill.

The event also promises a look into the upcoming Atelier Alpine, where enthusiasts can personalize their modern A110 with a selection of 26 new colors inspired by Alpine’s historic vehicles, alongside a range of exclusive wheels and brake calipers. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the full spectrum of Alpine’s legacy and future aspirations.

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By Jayson O'Neil

Jayson is a car-o-holic, and you will often find him writing about cars & bikes here at DaxStreet. You can reach out to him at [email protected]

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