With 248hp and 320Nm (236lb-ft) of torque available on tap, the Alpine A110 is not exactly slow to begin with.
However, it appears that the Renault-owned brand is looking to launch a more hardcore version, according to AutoExpress, that could get as much as 300hp from its tuned 1.8-liter turbocharged engine.
Besides the extra oomph, such a version of the A110, which is allegedly known internally as 'Sport Chassis', would also shed a few kilograms from its weight, dropping from the current 1,080kg (2,381lbs) to 1,050kg (2,315lbs) thanks to a few changes in the interior.
Its chassis will be tuned as well, while the suspension is expected to be 15 to 20 percent stiffer.
Moreover, the so-called Alpine A110 Sport is also believed to become more thrilling in Track mode, as the steering, dual-clutch transmission, traction control, and exhaust note will be revised.
If everything goes as planned, then the extreme version of the French coupe should arrive next summer, and it might pave the road for a 'Trophy' variant of the new Renault Megane RS.
Note: Alpine A110 Premiere Edition pictured