And Ronaldo, who recently broke another Champions League record with most goals scored in a calendar year after his brace against Apoel Nicosia, treated himself to the menacing Panther Black Rs7 Sportback edition.
The floodgates opened from there and Karim Benzema bagged two goals before half-time, which came either side of one from Nacho.
The France star was expected to miss up to four months of first-team action but has stepped up his recovery and is looking at a return for the Clasico meeting with Real on December 23.
Alonso, who won a LaLiga and Champions League crown with Madrid, said Zinedine Zidane's men still had an opportunity. Piotr Zielinski and Dries Mertens added the icing to the cake with two late strikes.
But Zidane has been quick to acknowledge that, as he is planning to rope in Antoine Griezmann from neighbours Atletico Madrid.
Sergio Ramos went for the most expensive model.
Nevertheless, buoyed by a passionate home support, the Swiss side improved after the break, and were ultimately rewarded for their gutsy display with a late goal.
The significance of the midweek saunter to the eastern reaches of the Mediterranean will be revealed by Madrid's performances in a hectic spell of fixtures leading up to the crescendo of the Clasico just before Christmas.
Lionel Messi, the other individual in this personal dual that shows no sign of having an expiry date, reached 100 goals in 124 games with Barcelona. Los Blancos shared the upper tier with Tottenham Hotspur.
Audi is one of the Volkswagen Group's luxury brands. It wasn't until the 93rd minute when Liverpool's heartbreak was dealt. Football is a passion of theirs. A draw against Anderlecht in their final match will guarantee them the consolation prize of a place in the Europa League. "They demonstrate it with love and affection for their team".