The A110 Legende GT 2021 just might be the classiest Alpine yet

It packs a 288hp 1.8-liter four-banger and can do 0-100kph in 4.4sec
by Stephen Dobie | May 13, 2021
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Alpine’s future may look electric, but the very much gasoline-powered A110 sports car continues service until new projects come along.

And this might be its ‘best of all worlds’ option. It’s the Legende GT 2021, a limited edition that pairs the punchier 288hp 1.8-liter turbo-four from the A110S with the softer demeanor of the Legende GT.

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This is Alpine going as classy as possible, and as such, there are just two color options—matte Mercury Silver with black Sabelt seats, or Abyss Blue with brown Sabelts. Both “immerse the occupants in an interior environment that’s unmistakably GT,” we’re told, though it looks like the crummy infotainment system hasn’t suddenly had a technological reboot.

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Helping tell your car apart from the outside—beyond those fancy paint jobs—the GT 2021 gets a swathe of pale gold badging as well as new 18-inch diamond cut ‘Grand Prix’ wheels with gold brake calipers peeping through their spokes. The rear lights are translucent now, too.

While its 1,134kg curb weight is up a smidge on other Alpines, it’s still lighter than most Fiestas and helps endow the GT 2021 with a 4.4sec 0-100kph time and 249kph top speed.

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Just 300 will be sold in Europe, and it’s priced at £61,655 (P4.15 million) including a reversing camera and the upgraded Focal stereo system. Not far off Porsche’s six-cylinder Cayman GTS 4.0. Eek.

Think it’s the one to have? Or would you keep your Alpine simple...and sub-£50,000 (P3.36 million)?

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