Alpine Celebration 36 Concept Honors Racing Heritage, Past and Present
The storied Renault Alpine is back, at least in concept form. The iconic sports car that dominated rally and road racing for a number of years, was nostalgically revived in 2012 (as a concept), in 2015 (as a concept again), and closer to production in 2016, much to the excitement of the enthusiast community. But before a new Alpine hits the street in all its sports car glory, even more heritage must be applied to the already stunning concept car—because nostalgia. This is the Alpine Celebration 36 Spa-Francorchamps / 2016 LMP2 Winner Edition concept created by French artist Monholo Oumar. RELATED: See More of the 2016 Alpine Celebration 36 Spa-Francorchamps Concept
Lengthy moniker aside, the Alpine Celebration concept we saw last year was given a full race-inspired makeover by one inspired artist. Blending heritage old and new, the concept celebrates Renault/Alpine's commitment to the World Endurance Championship, and specifically the manufacturer’s win at the Spa-Francorchamps course earlier in the year (May 8th, 2016).
The concept is stunning from top to bottom. Oumar artfully used the side profile of the vehicle to display Alpine’s number 36, the Spa-Francorchamps course, and the Alpine logo in beautiful succession. New wheels, a central racing stripe, and some extra cues along the roof and rear make the concept even more desirable.
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It’s a cherry on top of Alpine’s successful return to the racing grid.
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