Classic Car Catalogue

Alpine 1955

A-106/1062 wb: 2100 mm 4cyl. 747 cm³ 21 ch – May
A-106/1063 Mille Miles wb: 2100 mm 4cyl. 747 cm³ 38 ch – May
A-106/1062-S wb: 2100 mm 4cyl. 747 cm³ 30 ch – October


In January production of the Alpine began. The official premiere took place in May. Two months later Pierre Dreyfus, the new CEO of the Régie Renault aproved marketing of the new model. Intially available as standard 1062 and 1063 Mille Miles, in October it was joined by intermediate 32 bhp version 1062-S. The most powerfull (and the most expensive) Mille Miles is only built to special order and equiped with five-speed gearbox. By October Alpine had already sold about 30 cars.

Three A-106s painted in the colours of the French flag at Billancourt in July.

An early photograph of the A-106.

Alpine A-106 at the Paris Motor Show in October with modified door handles and added front indicators.




F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries:

Mille Miglia 30.04.-01.05.1955 (round 3) Results:
#       Entrant: gen. class
84 A106 MM   Rédélé / Pons   108th T750 2nd    
93 4CV Allemano   Galtier / Michy   93rd T750 1st    

Galtier and Michy won their class at Mille Miglia in this 1954 prototype closely followed by Rédélé and Pons piloting a new coach A-106 which was its first great outing.