Introducing the A290: A spotlight on Alpine’s high-tech electric future

  • Alpine launches the A290, an electric hot hatch with a 250-mile range, ideal for city and long drives.
  • Advanced driver assistance systems include Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Automatic Emergency Braking, and Blind Spot Monitoring.
  • The interior features a large central touchscreen, multiple driving modes, and high-quality, racing-inspired seats for sportiness and practicality.

Alpine launches the A290, the new hot hatch hitting the compact EV segment 

Alpine has shown a glimpse of its electric future with the A290, a new hot hatch hitting the segment. Drawing inspiration from the concept A290_β, this compact, high-tech EV is ready to take on the busy electric hatchback segment.


The A290 is all about electric power. It features a cutting-edge electric drivetrain that promises quick acceleration and a responsive drive. The battery technology ensures a range of approximately 250 miles on a full charge. Therefore, it’s suitable for both city commuting and longer drives. 

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Alpine has also equipped the A290 with advanced driver assistance systems, enhancing both safety and convenience. These include Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keeping Assist. Also, Automatic Emergency Braking and Blind Spot Monitoring to enhance safety. 

Inside & Design

A large central touchscreen integrates with the latest infotainment systems, for connectivity and entertainment on the go. Moreover, the car includes multiple driving modes.

Traffic Sign Recognition displays relevant sign information on the dashboard, and Parking Assistance helps to automate parking. Driver Attention Monitoring tracks driver behaviour, alerting to drowsiness or inattention. These systems work together to offer a safer, more comfortable drive.

The cabin features a clean, modern layout with high-quality materials. The racing-inspired seats offer both comfort and support, emphasizing the car’s sporty nature.

The A290’s practical hatchback design ensures decent cargo space. The rear seats can be folded down to accommodate larger items to help this further. The idea is that there’s nothing you can’t do in this car.

The launch of the A290 marks a significant milestone for Alpine. It’s a statement of Alpine’s vision for the future. The brand will continue to produce high-tech, performance-focused cars, but now they’re embracing the booming emobility world.

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