Alpine – Everything You Need To Know

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This article will cover everything you need to know about Alpine, from important dates, locations, and even current and discontinued models.

So here is everything you need to know about Alpine:

The Alpine Alpenglow concept
Alpine Alpenglow Concept

Who Was The Founder Of Alpine?

Alpine was founded on 22 June 1955 by Jean Rédélé in France.

Jean Rédélé was a big motorsport fanatic, and it showed with the cars he helped develop; they were basic, light, and most importantly, fast.

Where Is the Alpine Headquarters Location?

The headquarters of Alpine is currently in Dieppe, France.

Dieppe is located in the Normandy region on the coast of France and is famous for its scallops and pebbled peach.

Who Owns Alpine?

Renault S.A. owns Alpine.

Renault has been in ownership of Alpine since 1973, and it merged into Renault Sport in 1976, while the last Alpine-badged Renault was produced in 1995.

In 2017 Alpine reappeared with the new Alpine A110.

Yellow and black Alpine A110 Tour de Corse 75 standing on a coastel road looking over the French coastline with a man walking towards it
Alpine A110 Tour de Corse 75

Does Alpine Have Any Subsidiaries?

Alpine owns Alpine Cars, Alpine Racing, and Renault Sport.

Sales And Revenue Of Alpine

Annual Sales Figures Of Alpine

The total sales of Alpine during the last recorded update was 2,427 vehicles.

Alpine’s Latest Revenue Figures

Alpine made $92,580,000 in the fiscal year of 2022.

How Many Employees Does Alpine Have?

According to their Linkedin account, Alpine has 1,391 employees as of 2023.

Who Is The Current CEO Of Alpine?

Laurent Rossi is the current CEO of Alpine.

Laurent Rossi started his career as an intern as a research engineer at Peugeot in 1999.

From September 2000 to July 2007, he was Project Leader for the powertrain division at Groupe Renault.

From June 2008 to August 2008, he left all things automotive and was Google’s Online Sales and Operations Management Intern.

He moved to New York in September 2009, worked as Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group, and returned to Google in France in August 2012 as an Industry Manager.

He claimed the business ladder up in Google to Global Accounts Business Manager from October 2013 to January 2018.

In 2018 he returned to Renault as Vice President of Strategic Organization, and in June 2019, he moved up to SVP, Chief of Staff to the CEO.

And as of January 2021, he is the CEO of Alpine in Paris, France.

whole range of Alpine A110 driving on a race track
The whole range of Alpine A110s


Top Current Alpine Models

  • A110
  • A110 GT
  • A110 S
  • A110 R
  • A110 South Beach Colorway

Limited Edition Alpine Models

  • A110 GT Jean Rédélé
  • A110 Tour de Corse 75

Top Discontinued Alpine Models

  • 1970s A110
  • A310
  • GTA
  • A610
  • Mini Alpine
  • A106

Alpine In Motorsport

Alpine has a rich history in motorsport with the A110 that started racing in 1962, and in the 70s, it was a dominant force winning the famous Monte-Carlo Rally on two occasions.

1971 Alpine won the International Championship for Manufacturers in rally racing, and in 1977, it became the European Rallycross Champion.

In 1974 Alpine was the first constructor to win the World Rally Championship; one year prior, they won the European Rally Championship.

In 1964 and 1966, Alpine won the Le Man’s 24-hour race, and 50 years later, they did it again in 2016 and 2019 in the LMP class.

In 2021 Alpine got third in the Hypercar class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

As of 2021, Alpine also started competing in Formula 1, winning the Hungarian GP and coming third in the Jeddah GP in 2021.

In 2022 Alpine came fourth in the Constructors Championship in Formula 1.

Alpine is currently competing in the WEC World Endurance Championships, Esport, Europa Cup, and GT class in the WRC.

Here is a compilation of the fire-spitting modern Alpine A110 going full throttle through rally stages; enjoy the drifts and sounds of this amazing car:

Best Of 2022 - Renault Alpine A110 Rally RGT - ERC, MČR, BRC

Final Thoughts On Alpine

Alpine is in a dangerous position right now with only one model, the A110, and while Renault financially backs it, if it starts showing signs of financial losses, we might lose Alpine again.

Hopefully, you found the article interesting and now know everything about Alpine.


What Brand Of Car Is Alpine?

Alpine is owned and built by Renault.
The engine is a Renault powerplant from the Megane RS, but everything else is made specifically for the Alpine A110.

Is Alpine Renault Or BMW?

Renault owns Alpine, but BMW owns Alpina.

How Expensive Is An Alpine?

The Alpine A110 starts at $62,946 and can cost up to $117,908 for the A110 R with all the extras.

Is Alpine A German Company?

No, Alpine is part of Renault and has always been a French car manufacturer.

Does BMW own Alpine F1?

No, Alpine F1 was previously known as Renault F1 Team, but for promotional purposes for the Alpine brand, they changed it to Alpine F1 Team.