The Gendarmerie Nationale and Alpine: a 50 years old partnership

The Gendarmerie Nationale just placed an order for no less than 26 Alpine A110s. They will go to  the motorways quick response units.  Alpine and the French Gendarmerie have been working together for more than fifty years. As early as 1967, the Gendarmerie Nationale ran Alpine Berlinettes. They were used by the motorway quick response …

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New car test: Volvo C40: the proletarian Polestar?

Until now, Volvo showed off its electric expertise into its top-of-the-range Polestar brand. Announcing its full range electrification for 2030, the Swedish brand must accelerate. Just  what it is obviously doing from now on as it will introduce one electric model per year for the next five years. First one is the C40 built in …

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Bristol: another legend returns!

Bristol, the British manufacturer of exclusive coupes, went bankrupt in 2020, the very year of its 75th birthday. Now the brand is rising from the ashes... This Bristol 403 from the early 50's used BMW technology, right down to the double beans grille! Its coupe bodywork benefited from very advanced aerodynamics. Pretty normal as it …

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