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Alpine A 110: My first phase of modifications.

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As I told you, I planned some modification stages on my alpine A 110. Not that I am not happy with it, it is just that I want to make it even better and more enjoyable on the road and, occasionally, on tracks. So, the first stage was about improvements on the chassis, with some extra things. - The Chassis: First of all, the anti roll bars ...Story

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Alpine A 110: My final choice. An introduction to my car.

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In total transparency, I have to confess that I knew, since the first test drive in September that I will have an Alpine A 110. The questions were when, as I had to find the funds and I was a bit limited on that matter, and which one I would choose. As for the funds question, I could opt for a car I would configure, with the fundamental options, or one with a very low mileage. Both options were totally valid...Story

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Re Editions, Re interpretations, Re visitations... Some interesting examples.

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We recently discussed the re interpretation of the Volvo P 1800 by Cyan or the modern alpine A 110. But it seems that is a new trend. Here are some examples which are with some discussions and thoughts. The 911 DLS by Singer is one of the most famous: What about the 914 by Fifteen Eleven? It is an electric one, at the contrary of the Singer...Story

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Alpine A 110. Some thoughts.

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amanico
The Alpine Renault A 110 is one of these cars which are part of the Automotive Legends, and not only for the French People. Born in 1962, and produced for 16 years, this sportscar à la française attended some famous Rallyes, such as the Monte Carlo, and was a winner. It was made in a bit more than 7000 pieces. The recipe was simple: An ordinary motor, from Renault, and a light body, a bit like what Lotus did...Story

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A day on the track with the Alpine A 110.

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amanico
I was invited by an Alpine Authorized Dealer to test the Alpine on the track. I already tested it on the small roads of Normandy, and on the highway, too, I had to go farther and have some fun on the track to test its limits, and to get some notions on how to pilot a car on a track, too. We had an appointment at 9.00 AM, and I arrived a bit earlier, the Volvo C 70 T5 being a pretty fast car. The first surprise? The cars in presence...Story

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September 2012 / September 2020: 8 years with the Volvo P 1800E.

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Time flies... I have the feeling it was yesterday, the day I picked my Volvo P 1800E near Amsterdam, on the 21st of September 2012. Since then, I have made 50 000 Kilometers with it. I went to Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Belgium, and the Netherlands with it...Story

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PuristSPro Reviews The New Jaguar I-Pace EV400

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Moderator Patrick_y test drives the Jaguar I-Pace at a Jaguar demonstration. The ensuing is a review that incorporates the new electric Jaguar’s features and driving performance. INTRODUCTION Jaguar, the car company that made the world’s fastest production car in 1948 has had many accomplishments throughout the years. Fast forward to today; Jaguar's latest and potential future accomplishments are likely going to be all electric...Story

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Tesla Model 3 Review of both the Long Range RWD and Performance AWD with Performance Upgrade Package

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Patrick_y shares his very favorable thoughts on the new Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD and Performance AWD with Performance Upgrade Package on PuristSPro. Tesla Model 3 Long Range in optional Silver Metallic with standard 18 Inch Aero Wheel Living in San Francisco, California is a wonderful place. In addition to the natural beauty, great food (but still lots of room for improvement), and fantastic weather; it’s also home to TESLA, amazing technology company that also happens to be a car company. Imagine having .....Story

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Laguna Seca Raceway circa 1987

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If you are fan of road racing in the United States, you will know of the racetrack between Monterey and Salinas, known as Laguna Seca (dry lake bed) as well as Mazda Raceway & Weathertech Raceway. It's famed for its Corkscrew Turn, unbearable heat in summer, and overly-steep entrance road that cooks almost any car and definitely trucks pulling car trailers. It's about 400 miles from my house, and a nice long day's drive if you can schedule it at the right time. Because I have a friend in Salinas where .....Story

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Mulhouse Bugatti Museum - my pictures from 25 years ago

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cazalea
Same same as today - endless fine, expensive, rare, breathtaking cars! Cazalea ...Story

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