Alpine has just done more for the reputation of electric cars than many other manufacturers have managed in more than a decade. The big global reveal of the sportscar brand’s first electric model, a derivation of the upcoming Renault 5 EV, highlighted two things: electric hot hatches can be cool, and Alpine’s philosophy isn’t going to change. The A290_β showcases an exciting future for drivers, one that perhaps many of us had worried might never come to fruition among the sea of SUVs.
Is the Alpine A290_β the most exciting EV ever?
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