Alpine A106 group GT (1955)
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The Alpine A106 was the first of a line of light-weight glass-fibre bodied, rear-engined two-door coupés produced for a young competition-oriented Dieppe based Renault dealer called Jean Rédélé. The car was based on mechanical components from the Renault 4CV.

Specifications

251 units built, coach + cabriolet + coupé sport
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Homologation number: 42
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Renault Billancourt Ventoux, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
engine located rear longitudinally
747 cc (74.5 x 80.0 mm)
45 hp / 32 kW @ 6500 rpm, (some were prepared at 50 hp (37 kW; 51 PS) SAE
cast iron block
aluminium alloy head
3 main bearings
duralumin connecting rods
OHV
aspiration, 1 x Weber 36 DCL carburetor
6 V battery, 90 Ahw, 2 "bobine" with contact breakers and automatic centrifugal avans change
water cooled
rear wheel drive
5 speed manual gearbox

rack and pinion steering
drum discs all around 228 mm diameter
Length, 3700 mm (150")
Width, 1450 mm (57")
Height, 1270 mm (50")
Wheelbase, 2100 mm (83")
weight, 530 kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Aires Sebring Mille Miglia Le Mans Tourist Trophy Targa Florio
Team 1000km 12h 1600km 24h
Alpine Dieppe (MM) #84, 108th
Statistics
Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Alpine Dieppe
Jean Rédélé 84
Louis Pons 84

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