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Alpine A110 x Felipe Pantone | Paddock Magazine
May 21, 2021
From the sidelines of the Monaco Grand Prix, Alpine unveils an distinctive A110 designed by Felipe Pantone, the second collaboration piece to debut because the partnership with the artist started in April.
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The primary collaboration “Alpine F1 x Felipe Pantone” was offered a couple of weeks in the past, the place Felipe Pantone delivered his creative interpretation of Formulation 1 with Alpine on a 1/2 scale mannequin that was exhibited on the primary flooring of the Atelier Renault devoted to Alpine.
Now, the second collaboration between Alpine and Felipe Pantone showcases a chunk of Felipe Pantone’s work on the Alpine A110, the model’s iconic mannequin. Earlier than tackling this undertaking, Felipe Pantone spent lengthy hours finding out the model and its historical past, in addition to driving an Alpine A110 to really feel the distinctive persona of the French sports activities coupe. The result’s a contemporary, dynamic and chic interpretation of the A110. The graphic strains observe the form of the A110 which give an impression of velocity even when the automobile stands nonetheless. It additionally options the signature colors of Felipe Pantone, black and white.
My concept relating to the work on the A110 is to evoke a way of “ultradynamism”. Visible velocity is one thing that I’ve been investigating for years now and I really feel it actually comes collectively on this automobile, emphasising its good design with a quick, technological look.
The paint job on the physique, carried out totally by hand by the artist, represents a number of weeks of labor. For even larger exclusivity, every of the three fashions provided on the market will function refined graphic variations to make every of those A110s a novel piece.
“By means of this second collaboration with Alpine, Felipe Pantone as soon as once more demonstrates the extent of his expertise. The inventive work and its execution are distinctive. The color schemes, geometric shapes and optical results reveal the A110 in a brand new mild, with a heightened sense of motion. This work ends in a contemporary, dynamic and charming murals” mentioned Cédric Journel, Vice President Gross sales and Advertising, Alpine.
A 292hp murals
This Alpine A110 designed by Felipe Pantone relies on an A110S, probably the most highly effective model within the A110 vary with 292hp. Every of the three A110s will likely be on sale at a worth of 125,000 euros together with tax.
Accredited for highway use, these distinctive artworks are focused at collectors and lovers of lovely objects versus observe followers. The situations of entry to accumulate one of many three works will likely be communicated at a later date.
Alpine F1 Workforce within the colors of Felipe Pantone, plus scorching laps with Fernando Alonso
To disclose the results of this collaboration, Fernando Alonso acquired behind the wheel of the A110 x Felipe Pantone and took the artist for a scorching lap session on the Monaco Grand Prix observe. This was a possibility for Fernando Alonso and Felipe Pantone to debate their frequent ardour for stunning automotive objects and Formulation One.
As well as, to rejoice the second collaboration, the Alpine F1 Workforce is pictured carrying the colors of Felipe Pantone with typical graphic components. This graphic signature is especially evident on the motorhome and the nostril of the A521s which will likely be current originally of the Monaco Grand Prix this weekend.
Based in 1955 by Jean Rédélé, Alpine has established itself over time with its French-style sports activities vehicles. In 2017, the model presents the brand new A110, a sports activities automobile devoted to Alpine’s timeless rules of compactness, lightness, agility and driving pleasure. In 2021, the Alpine Enterprise Unit is created. It turns into the model devoted to modern, genuine and unique sports activities vehicles of the Renault Group, benefiting from the heritage and know-how of its historic Dieppe plant in addition to the engineering experience of the Alpine Racing groups and from Alpine Vehicles.