Alpine A290_β: The Alpine A290_β is a cutting-edge electric sports car that combines performance and sustainability.
Electric Sports Car: The A290_β is a compact electric sports car with impressive power and agility.
Cutting-Edge Technology: The A290_β is equipped with advanced technology, including front-mounted electric motors and intelligent torque management.
Track-Approved Performance: The A290_β has been fine-tuned and approved for track use, providing an exhilarating driving experience.
Sustainable Motorsports: Alpine is committed to sustainable motorsports and developing electric vehicles without compromising performance.
Alpine's Dream Garage: The A290_β is part of Alpine's Dream Garage lineup, which includes three exclusive and pioneering electric models.
Compact Sports Car: The A290_β is a compact electric sports car that embodies Alpine's vision for the future of low-carbon mobility.
CMF-B EV Platform: The A290_β is built on the CMF-B EV platform, a cutting-edge platform for B-segment electric vehicles.
ElectriCity Production: The A290_β will be produced at ElectriCity in Douai, France, starting in 2024.
Captivating Design: The A290_β showcases a captivating design inspired by Alpine's motorsport heritage.
Introducing the A290 Beta Concept, Alpine’s cutting-edge electric sports car, set to revolutionize the automotive industry. As the first model in Alpine’s “Dream Garage” lineup, this compact B-segment vehicle is designed to ignite the competitive spirit of every driver while redefining the concept of sports cars.
Unveiling a New Era in Alpine’s History The A290 Beta Concept represents a new chapter in Alpine’s captivating story, blending the brand’s rich motorsports heritage with a foray into new segments, starting with the urban sports car category. This show car combines innovative design, advanced materials, and state-of-the-art technology to deliver an electric car experience that is equally thrilling on the racetrack and the streets. As the demand for sustainable mobility continues to grow, the Alpine A290 Beta Concept demonstrates the brand’s strong commitment to eco-friendly motorsports.
A Forward-Looking Name In line with Alpine’s global naming strategy, the car is named A290 Beta. The letter “A” signifies the Alpine brand, followed by the number “2,” which represents the B-segment. The number “90” indicates the brand’s future Lifestyle range, while the Greek letter “Beta” signifies the intermediate phase leading up to the official launch of the production model in 2024.
Reinventing the Art of Sports Car Driving With its captivating exterior and innovative interior, the A290 Beta Concept takes power and agility to new heights in its category. Equipped with two front electric motors, this ultra-sporty show car showcases Alpine’s engineering prowess in conquering technological challenges. Meticulous developments in chassis, suspension, torque management, and other key areas, along with extensive fine-tuning, result in a car that offers both playful and efficient performance.
Designed for Thrilling Experiences The A290 Beta Concept is approved for track use by the FFSA (Fédération Française du Sport Automobile) and meticulously fine-tuned to perfection. It surprises drivers with unforgettable experiences behind the wheel. The central driving seat, reminiscent of a racing car, takes the sense of oneness with the vehicle to the next level. Furthermore, the car features two passenger seats positioned slightly behind the driver, providing a unique perspective unlike anything seen before.
Inspired by Alpine’s Racing DNA Drawing inspiration from Alpine’s rich motorsports heritage, the A290 Beta Concept incorporates racing-car functionalities into its design. From the steering wheel with telemetry to the dynamic shapes and optimized air inlets for improved cooling, every detail reflects Alpine’s commitment to delivering a thrilling driving experience. The bucket seats offer optimal support, and the hydraulic handbrake adds to the showmanship of this extraordinary vehicle.
The Dream Garage Line-Up The A290 Beta Concept is one of three exclusive and pioneering models in Alpine’s Dream Garage lineup, joining a compact sports car, a GT crossover, and the highly anticipated replacement for the A110. All three models will be 100% electric, embodying Alpine’s vision for the future. Production of the A290 Beta Concept will commence in 2024 at the ElectriCity manufacturing facility in Douai, utilizing the Alliance’s CMF-B EV platform for B-segment electric vehicles. The electric engine will be manufactured at the Cléon Megafactory in France.
Design that Inspires Combining the signature design elements of Alpine’s Dream Garage vehicles, the A290 Beta Concept showcases distinctive features that capture the essence of the brand. The iconic Alpine wheel rims, racing car-inspired cockpit, and the use of high-quality materials create an atmosphere of fusion, performance, and timeless elegance.
PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN PERFECT HARMONY
Underneath its stunning exterior, the Alpine A290_β is powered by cutting-edge technology that delivers exhilarating performance. This compact electric sports car is equipped with two front-mounted electric motors, specially developed by Alpine’s skilled engineers. These motors provide the A290_β with impressive power and agility, making it a true sports car that excels both on the track and during everyday drives.
To ensure optimal performance, Alpine has incorporated various specific developments into the A290_β, including advanced chassis and suspension systems, as well as intelligent torque management. These enhancements result in a car that is not only playful and thrilling to drive but also efficient and responsive.
The A290_β has been meticulously fine-tuned and approved for track use by the FFSA (Fédération Française du Sport Automobile). This means that drivers can expect an unforgettable experience behind the wheel, as they unleash the full potential of this dynamic electric sports car. The driver’s seat, positioned at the centerline like a racing car, offers a unique sense of connection with the vehicle, while the two passengers seated slightly behind can enjoy an unprecedented viewing angle.
Drawing inspiration from Alpine’s rich motorsport heritage, the A290_β inherits several racing car functionalities. The steering wheel features built-in telemetry, allowing drivers to monitor key performance data. The aerodynamic design of the car, with streamlined air inlets for enhanced cooling, further emphasizes its sporty nature. Additionally, the bucket seats provide optimal support during spirited drives, and the hydraulic handbrake adds an extra touch of performance.
EMBRACING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Alpine’s commitment to sustainable motorsports is reflected in the A290_β. As low-carbon mobility becomes increasingly important in the automotive industry, Alpine takes a strong stand by developing electric vehicles that combine exhilarating performance with eco-friendliness.
The A290_β is more than just a show car; it embodies Alpine’s unwavering dedication to sustainable motor racing. With its electric powertrain, this compact sports car represents the brand’s vision for a future of environmentally friendly mobility without compromising on performance.
ALPINE’S DREAM GARAGE: A BRIGHT ELECTRIC FUTURE
The A290_β is the first of three exclusive and pioneering models in Alpine’s Dream Garage lineup. This lineup includes a compact sports car, a GT crossover, and the highly anticipated successor to the A110. All three models will be 100% electric, demonstrating Alpine’s commitment to embracing the electric revolution.
Production of the A290_β is set to begin in 2024 at ElectriCity in Douai, France. The car will be built on the CMF-B EV platform, a cutting-edge platform for B-segment electric vehicles developed by the Alliance. The electric engine for the A290_β will also be manufactured in France, at the Cléon Megafactory.
Antony Villain, Design Director at Alpine, sums up the essence of the A290_β: “The A290_β combines a racing soul with urban influences. It is designed for a new generation of hot-hatch enthusiasts. Its proportions and technical details instantly sweep you into a reinvented motor sport universe. To be true to Alpine’s driving-experience know-how, we placed the driver at the center of the cockpit. The A290_β is designed – inside and outside – around this principle. As we go electric, this is one way of showing that we are attached to Alpine’s DNA and the spirit that is guiding us as we develop the Alpines for tomorrow.”
A BLEND OF DESIGN AND FUNCTIONALITY
Like its predecessors, the Alpine A290_β showcases a captivating design that sets it apart from the crowd.