The Motorious beta is now available to all users.  Learn more about what this means.

For $220K, This 1973 Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours

By Jeffrey N. Ross Oct 08, 2019
news
Shop Sports
By Jeffrey N. Ross Oct 08, 2019
Here's your chance to own a rally racing legend.

As if having the opportunity of buying an Alpine A110 isn't rare enough, this example being sold privately through the Gooding & Company auction house is said to be just one of 81 examples in existence. Designed with the sole purpose of being a rally-racing sports car, the A110 went on to achieve success in the World Rally Championship (WRC) by winning the overall title in 1973.

For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours
View in gallery

According to the listing, this 1973 Alpine A110 1600S is a rare VC model, which was created as a Group 4 rally racing client competition setup. The VC seems special enough since it shares a stronger chassis with factory works cars, but this one adds an extra dose of rarity – one of just 81 A110 VC cars to be produced at Alpine's factory in Dieppe, France – to be an even more special offering on the market. If you want a car with some pedigree, this 1973 Alpine A110 has you covered. The car you see here ran in the Tour España and the Trofeo Baleares on the island of Mallorca, and it was awarded First in Class at the 2015 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance and 2016 Art in Motion Concours d’Elegance.

The 1973 Alpine A110 was the first year that this cars was equipped with the larger 1.6-liter inline-four from Renault, which featured electronic fuel injection, and all models came with a five-speed manual transmission. Inside, this car is ready for racing with sport bucket seats with four-point racing harnesses as well as a roll bar. For a little extra style, this A110 has a cool, modern stance with its wide, two-tone wheels, while the Group 4 racing exhaust should give this car a menacing exhaust note. 

View in gallery
View 10+
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View
["For $220K, This 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S Could Be Yours"]
View 10+

This incredible rare 1973 Alpine A110 1600S is currently being sold under consignment by Gooding & Company for $220,000. These cars don't come up for sale very often, but adding this one to your collection is definitely going to cost you.

 


Related articles

No Reserve Project Car: 1963 Corvette Split Window

This estate car needs a visionary. The 1963 Corvette split window is a one-of-a-kind car with the most recognizable...
By Elizabeth Puckett Oct 16, 2019

1926 Fordson Prototype Is Ford's First Heavy-Duty Truck

This odd-looking cab-over truck was the only one ever delivered to a customer. If you thought that monster of a Ford...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Oct 16, 2019

Unleash Your Inner Superhero In This 2010 Chevy Camaro RS/SS B...

The perfect Bumblebee tribute car with plenty of custom upgrades. Chevrolet brought back the Camaro for its fifth ge...
By Amie Williams Oct 16, 2019

Original 1945 Willys MB Hammers For $21K

This unrestored Willys MB has found a new home. The auction for the original, unrestored 1945 Willys MB ended earli...
By Jeffrey N. Ross Oct 16, 2019
Show Me More

URL copied to clipboard