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Last year, Alpine announced that it's officially becoming an EV brand. Three new EVs will arrive for the French automaker – one of them is a crossover called GT X-Over, named in a formal announcement at the beginning of this year.

Our spy photographers have captured a rough test mule in Renault's own frozen lake in Sweden, and it's believed to be the Alpine GT X-Over. Wearing a heavily modified Dacia Duster body, the electric crossover seems to have begun the initial stages of testing before production begins in a few years.

While not much can be said about the crossover EV in testing, it's important to note that an Alpine A110 was spotted with the test mule, along with a Nissan Ariya. Of note, the GT X-Over will be sharing its underpinnings with the Nissan EV, particularly the latest CMF-EV platform from the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance.

The GT X-Over will be built in Alpine's factory in Dieppe, which is now called the Manufacture Alpine Dieppe Jean Rédélé. According to the automaker, the production of its all-new crossover EV will commence by 2025.

Apart from the GT X-Over, Alpine will also be making an electric sports car that's co-developed with Lotus. Riding on a Lotus-developed modular platform, it's believed to be the successor to the current A110. The other Alpine EV will be a compact hatchback, expected to be the sporty version of the Renault 5.

If you're excited about the electric future of the Alpine brand, you might need to muster a bit of patience as we'll only see much of these emissions-free cars in a few years' time. The GT X-Over will begin the charge by 2025, while the Lotus-Alpine sports car is expected to arrive by 2026.

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