In the same week that the most extreme version of the A110 R road car was revealed, Alpine has announced a new special edition created with F1 legend Fernando Alonso.
Only 32 examples of the exclusive performance model will be made, matching the two-time champ’s number of Grand Prix wins.
The ‘Alpine A110 R Fernando Alonso’ features a range of aesthetic and suspension tweaks and is only available in Racing Matte Blue – the same finish as Alonso’s current Alpine A522 race car.
The new paintjob extends to the previously bare carbon fibre areas of the A110 R. There are more black highlights around the car, as well as orange brake calipers, plus a blue, orange and yellow flag on the door panels, plus Fernando Alonso’s signature embroidered into the seats.
The Alonso edition features a unique adjustment system to easily and quickly change the height of the car’s body, as well as the stiffness of the suspension.
In just a few quick and easy steps, a shim placed at the base of the spring means the spring’s position can be changed and the vehicle lowered by 10mm for track-only use.
At the same time, the stiffness of the suspension is increased by +5%. An Alpine-patented innovation, it will give enthusiasts ready access to track settings approved by Fernando Alonso himself on Barcelona’s F1 circuit.
There’s an engraved plaque located on the centre console bearing the name of both the circuit and year of an Alonso winning race. Numbered from 1 to 32, in chronological order, the tribute plaques add an extra layer of exclusivity that is sure to delight enthusiasts.
Lucky buyers of the limited series model will be given a Fernando Alonso replica racing helmet, signed by the Spaniard himself.