The only noteworthy rear-engined cars are the Chevrolet Corvair, Porsche 911 and VW Beetle (and its countless derivatives), right? Wrong. There was also a brand called Alpine, founded in post-war France, that used engines built by Renault in an RR layout. In 1961, they introduced their A110 model. For much of its life it was a very good-looking also-ran.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/02/19/alpine-resurrection