Why did I buy an Alpine A110? Well, you could call it mission creep. Typically this describes a gradual shifting of objectives in a military campaign, the outcome more often than not being an unplanned long-term commitment. But it also sums up rather well how I came to be the owner of a brand new A110.[Read more…] about Why I Bought an Alpine A110 – Dan Prosser tells all
If the art of good comedy is timing, how funny is this? A week to the day after collecting the base-model Alpine A110 that I’d spent my own hard-earned money on, I flew out to Portugal to drive the faster, sharper, more prestigious and apparently more desirable A110S. That’s like escaping from prison to live the life of a fugitive seven days before being pardoned.[Read more…] about Alpine A110S Review: Did I buy the wrong car?
Your £50,000 sports car budget has never been as long on candidates as it is right now. For around that money you could buy a brand new Jaguar F-type, or an Audi TT RS, or a Toyota Supra, or you could sink it into one of two BMWs (the thuggish M2 Competition gets our vote ahead of the droptop Z4 M40i). Better still, the Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster are both well within reach.[Read more…] about Alpine A110 Pure (2019) Review: Here’s why it’s the best car in its class
Regular readers will note this isn’t the first time in recent weeks that we’ve blogged about the Alpine A110. Last time it was as the subject of our Automotive Reincarnations series, where its similarities to the Lotus Elise SC were highlighted. Today, it’s time to get behind the wheel to find out what this gorgeous two-seat coupe is like to drive.[Read more…] about Simply Sublime: 2018 Alpine A110 driven
At the end of a year that most people will fondly remember for the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, or perhaps for what was an uncharacteristically spirited World Cup performance by the England football team, those of us who debase ourselves with impure thoughts of turbochargers that glow red hot will instead look back on 12 months of the most remarkable new performance cars. In what has unquestionably been a vintage year, these are our favourite driver’s cars of 2018. Continue reading >>>