Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Alpine Renault Ultimate Portfolio 1958-1995 by R. M. Clarke

Alpine was really the only sports car volume manufacturer in France until the seventies, but inspite of this and the outstanding competition history of the company, the history of Alpine is seldom treated seriously outside France. In 1946 Jean Redele took charge of his father's Renault agency in Dieppe which gave him the opportunity to take up serious racing and rallying and in 1952 won the Sport 750 class of the Mille Miglia. In July 1955 he presented his first Alpine built on the floorpan of the Renault 4CV followed by the A108 Cabriolet, and the Berlinette variant in 1960. In 1973 Renault took a majority holding in Alpine but kept Alpine as a separate trading identity. Also in 1973 Alpine won the inaugural World Rally Championship with the A110 Berlinette during which they were placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd in the Monte Carlo Rally. In 1995 the decision was taken by Renault to end Alpine production after 40 years.

Buy Alpine Renault Ultimate Portfolio 1958-1995 by R. M. Clarke from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781855207424
ISBN-10: 1855207427
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 200mm x 12mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Brooklands Books Ltd
Publisher: Brooklands Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Alpine Renault Ultimate Portfolio 1958-1995 by R. M. Clarke

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Alpine Renault Ultimate Portfolio 1958-1995 book by R. M. Clarke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By R. M. Clarke

Morgan +8 Morgan Owners Handbook by R. M. Clarke
Paperback, November 2016
$28.28
Morgan 4/4 Morgan Owners Handbook by R. M. Clarke
Paperback, November 2016
$28.28
Bristol Cars  1946 -2012 a Brooklands Portfolio by R. M. Clarke
Paperback, January 2013
$56.66
Delage a Brooklands Portfolio by R. M. Clarke
Paperback, January 2013
$72.88