Friday 23rd August 2019,

Browsing the "france" Tag

Ettore Bugatti 1881-1947 by Bugatti

Ettore Bugatti 1881-1947: Pioneering Genius of Design & Engineering

Born in Milan in 1881 into a talented and artistic family, Ettore Bugatti was destined to become the foremost automotive designer of his time. Today, his name is a mark of ultimate automotive innovation and cars bearing it are a [...]

October 5, 2015 Magazine, People
Mulhouse Cite de l'Automobile front gate

Mulhouse City of the Automobile: Or What I did On My Holiday

Inopian and it`s soldiers do not normally write about tourism. This is a notable exception. The place? Mulhouse in Alsace, France. The purpose? To visit the French National Motor Museum. Objective complete. [...]

September 2, 2015 Hottest news, Magazine
Alpine A106 1957-1960 by Andy Stevens

Alpine A106 1957-1960

About Specs Having experimented with alloy bodies in his quest for weight-saving in his competition cars Jean Redele finally settled on glass-fibre as the way forward. He was committed to motorsport and therefore sold comparatively few cars before 1957. Working [...]

March 3, 2015 Alpine Automobiles, By country of origin, By type, Cars, Coupe/Convertible, Europe, France
Alpine A110 by Thomas Bersy

Alpine Automobiles (1955-1995): Le Lotus Francais

Founded by Jean Redele in Dieppe, France, after much competition success with Renault-based cars. Alpine had several `signature` features that continued throughout the company`s life. Alpine`s long collaboration with Renault finally led to Renault`s take-over of Alpine in 1974, in [...]

January 16, 2015 Alpine Automobiles, By country of origin, Cars, Europe, France