Renault Sport Cars get Together in Alpine Cars
More changes due to the restructuring of Renault: its hitherto sports division, Renault Sport Cars becomes Alpine Cars, thus integrating the entire radical branch of the French group into the Alpine business unit.
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It will continue to be located in Les Ulis, where it is already focused on the development of Alpine‘s 100% electric sports car but, in addition to creating the new range of the firm, it will also be responsible for providing support to the entire network and customers of R.S. The organization expresses that having the know-how of the teams that gave birth to icons such as the R5 Turbo, Clio V6, Mégane R.S. Trophy and the Alpine A110 important assets for the entity.
Laurent Rossi, CEO of Alpine, said: “As part of the reorganization of the Renault Group by brands, it is essential that the various entities that make up the business unit bear the Alpine name and embody the values and ambitions of the firm. Alpine aspires to be a premium sports brand at the forefront of innovation and technology. Alpine Cars with its expertise and experience in sports vehicles is a master card to achieve our goals. ”
For his part, Robert Bonetto, Director of Product Performance and Engineering at Alpine, has stated that “by becoming Alpine Cars, the teams embark on a new dynamic, rich in projects carried out with the support of the Alpine Racing teams and of all the Renault Group businesses. This is an extremely exciting time for our engineers. ”