Alpine Renault : The Fabulous Berlinettes

by Roy Smith

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The beautiful design of the Alpine Renault 'berlinettes' and their extraordinary performances in competition made them the cars to beat in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Features:
● The first comprehensive history of the 'berlinette' in English
● Dozens of previously unseen archive images of the cars in competition
● Reproductions of detailed homologation competition documents
● Unique look behind the scenes of the factory rally team
● Interviews and descriptions of the period from drivers and mechanics
● Charted record of all main competition results
● Data to help current owners locate components for their own cars
● Foreword by Jean Todt
● Period photographs in colour and mono

Contents:
● Foreword
● Author's introduction
● Acknowledgments
● Introductions: 'They were there'
● Born to win
● Dreams to reality: 1956 - 1962
● Building a reputation: 1963 - 1967
● Rallying and other distractions: 1968 - 1970
● Ultimate accolades
● The winds of change: 1974 - 1979
● Selected competition performance record up to 1979
● Other berlinettes
● Components, statistics, performances
● The final stage

This book brings to life the efforts, successes and failures of the engineers and drivers that worked with the cars, and explores the 'berlinettes' development and history in fascinating detail.

product details

  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing
  • ISBN: 1845844041 (1-845-84404-1)
  • ISBN-13: 9781845844042 (978-1-845-84404-2)
  • Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
  • Date Published: 2013

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