Alpine Unveils A290_B Show Car, First in its New Era of Electric Sports Cars

What’s Happening

Alpine has revealed the A290_B, a show car that provides a glimpse into the future B-segment electric sports car, the A290. This fully electric sports car is the first of three models in Alpine’s future Dream Garage and is designed to cater to both motorsport circuits and everyday drives. The A290_B represents Alpine’s strong commitment to sustainable motorsports and low-carbon mobility.

Why It Matters

As the automotive sector shifts towards sustainable solutions, Alpine’s A290_B offers an innovative angle on electric cars. The car’s design, materials, and technology showcase Alpine’s motorsport heritage while venturing into new segments like urban sports cars. The A290_B highlights the brand’s unwavering dedication to sustainability and sets the stage for Alpine’s upcoming all-electric Dream Garage in 2024.

Key Points

  • The A290_B features a unique three-seat configuration, with the driver’s seat at the center.
  • Two electric motors at the front enhance the car’s power and agility.
  • The A290_B has been cleared for use on tracks by the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile (FFSA).
  • All three models in Alpine’s Dream Garage will be 100% electric, with production for the A290 starting in 2024 at ElectriCity in Douai.
  • The A290_B is built on the Alliance’s CMF-B EV platform for B-segment electric vehicles.

Bottom Line

Alpine’s A290_B show car is a significant step towards the brand’s all-electric future, marking the beginning of a new era. The A290_B showcases Alpine’s commitment to sustainable motorsports and introduces a new generation of electric sports cars that blend urban influences with racing soul. With its innovative design and advanced technology, the A290_B offers a glimpse into the exciting future of electric sports cars and Alpine’s commitment to its motorsport DNA.


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