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Alpine A110 R limited run Fernando Alonso honors F1 legend

Despite his departure from the Formula 1 team, Alpine is paying tribute to Fernando Alonso with a limited edition of the Hardcore category CHEAP A110. Cleverly named Alpine A110 R Fernando Alonso, the new model benefits from the unique paintwork, interior trim and suspension contracted by the two-time F1 world champion.

The new special edition will be limited to just 32 units, as a sign that Alonso is winning Formula 1. It is finished with the same matte blue exterior paint as the current Alpine F1 car, with glossy black details for the carbon fiber front bonnet and engine cover. The rear end also features glossy black graphics along its width, along with a black swan-neck mount for the R’s rear wing.

The orange brake calipers behind the carbon fiber wheels are signed by the Spaniards, and the A110’s usual French flag emblem has been replaced with yellow, orange and blue colors to denote the brand’s colors. Alonso. Inside, flashing orange lights accentuate the steering wheel center stripe and lightweight fabric sliding doors. Alonso’s signature is also embroidered on the seat and a laser-cut quote – “There’s more than one road to the top of the mountain” – has been etched into the sun visor.

Like the standard A110 R, the Fernando Alonso version is equipped with an adjustable suspension designed to improve follow performance, with Alonso himself approving the setup around the Barcelona F1 circuit. The R is already lower than the standard A110, but customers can reduce the ride height by 10mm if desired.

The A110 R’s 1.8-litre turbocharged engine sends 296hp and 340Nm of torque to the rear wheels for a 0-62mph time of 3.9sec. With a more sonic exhaust system and increased thrust above A110 WILL, the R is the most aggressive iteration of the mid-engine coupe and hits 177mph. It’s also 34kg lighter than the S, thanks to carbon fiber body panels, fixed wheels and rear seats.

Each of the 32 cars will have a unique interior plaque commemorating one of Alonso’s race victories. A signed copy of the world champion’s helmet will also be included with the sale price, which has yet to be revealed.

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