24th Apr, 2024 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

Lot 65

1974 Alpine Renault A110

Lot details

Registration No: MHE 283M
Chassis No: BA0604
MOT: Exempt

  • Current ownership since 2010
  • Imported to the UK in 2003
  • Understood to have been extensively restored in the early 2000s
  • Fitted with 'Group 4' styling
  • Riding on a set of Gotti split-rim alloy wheels
  • Understood to have been built in Spain by FASA Renault

Unveiled at the 1962 Paris Salon, the Alpine A110 proved more than a match for many contemporary sportscars thanks to its remarkably low kerb weight, superb traction and excellent handling. A rear-engined, rear-wheel drive design, the newcomer featured rack and pinion steering, all-round independent suspension and four-wheel disc brakes. Styled by Giovanni Michelotti, its fibreglass bodywork was bonded to a rigid steel backbone chassis resulting in a notably strong structure. Able to make the most of its humble Renault drivetrain, even the initial 1-litre variant was reputedly capable of 120mph. Progressively evolved over the course of its fifteen-year production life, the A110 distinguished itself in international competition. Winner of the 1968 Coupe des Alpes and 1971 Monte Carlo Rally, the sleek Berlinette claimed the World Rally Championship two years later. Alpine licensed the A110 to companies in Mexico, Bulgaria and Spain.

In current ownership since 2010, this Alpine 110 was imported to the UK in 2003. Understood to have been extensively restored in the early 2000s, it is fitted with 'Group 4' styling. Riding on a set of ‘Group 4’ kit-wide Gotti split-rim alloy wheels, it is understood to have been built in Spain by FASA Renault and is titled under the model year 1974.

The specification includes 1,289cc OHV 4-cylinder engine with a single twin-choke Weber carburettor potentially offering 95bhp at 5,300rpm via a 4-speed manual transmission, 4-wheel independent suspension and 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes. There is a half-cage fitted and there is a rear spoiler included but not fitted. In 2010, the car was purchased by the vendor from the known family of the previous owner and first UK keeper since importation into the UK in 2003. Previously finished in Red, restoration work included a repaint and parts used were supplied by Mecaparts, Bourges, France, the Alpine Specialists, with photographs of the restoration on file.

The Alpine is offered with a collection of invoices, including those from Mecaparts, including some 2003 photographs of when the car was Red, a collection of old MOTs, an original owner’s handbook, a parts catalogue and club information. There is also a current V5C Registration Document.

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
07943 584760


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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 24th Apr, 2024

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.Venue Details

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