Awaited as the first 100% electric model to appear in the Dieppe brand’s line-up, the Alpine GT X-Over already has a production start date, as well as a place to be assembled. It is ‘Renaulution’, in this case, applied to the small French sports car manufacturer…
At a time when the Renault Group celebrates one year since the presentation of its new strategic plan for electrification, entitled ‘Renaulution’, it was the company’s CEO, Luca de Meo, flanked by Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi, who announced the arrival of what will be the Dieppe manufacturer’s first 100% electric model.
As revealed by de Meo, the Alpine GT X-Over will go into production in approximately three years, that is, in 2025, precisely at Alpine’s mother plant in Dieppe.
First step of a strategic plan that should allow the Alpine to continue to develop high-performance sports cars, but also fully electric, the GT X-Over is, however, just one of three all-new models that the brand announced for the first time in early 2021. , Alpine should make known a compact model, in addition to a new version of the current A110.
Launches with a deadline set in 2026, of the GT X-Over, the manufacturer advances that it will be based on the latest CMF-EV platform. An option that will even require adapting the facilities in Dieppe to be able to work with this platform and produce a car that, underlines Alpine, will come with innovative features and equipment in the segment.
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Moreover, thanks to these features, the Alpine GT X-Over will also become the first 100% electric car to be manufactured in the French region of Normandy.
Incidentally and also in honor of the designer, top pilot and founder of Alpine, Jean Rédélé, the brand’s factory in Dieppe is renamed ‘Manufacture Alpine Dieppe Jean Rédélé’.