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Alfa Romeo 4C teased for 2013 debut

 Alfa Romeo 4C teased for 2013 debut
Alfa Romeo 4C teaser image 26.12.2012

The car to end all cars?

There's been a lot of speculation about when the Alfa Romeo 4C will be introduced, but the company has just confirmed the model will debut in 2013.

Called the "car to end all cars," the 4C is slated to become the spiritual successor to the 8C Competizione which won over buyers despite being more style than substance.

Alfa Romeo has remained surprisingly quiet about specifications, but the production model is expected to feature a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that develops approximately 230 hp (172 kW). While that doesn't sound like much, the 4C's lightweight construction and dual-clutch transmission could enable the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than five seconds and hit a top speed of roughly 250 km/h (155 mph).

Source: Alfa Romeo

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Comments (9)

 Beybaba Beybaba
I was unsure of the design, until I saw the concept in person. Beautiful car...
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December 27, 2012 8:52 am
 rambo_005 rambo_005
I very much like Alfa Romeos, but I find the 4C's styling very difficult to love...
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December 27, 2012 7:14 am
 GTurbo GTurbo
Alfa Romeo think this car is a 4gone Conclusion; that it would outsell the opposition, namely Lotus's groundbreaking Elise. However, they need to make it first and hope that it would actually be reliable enough to get anybody's attention at all! Great promise yet to be realised; the jury's out on this one!
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December 27, 2012 6:23 am
 Hellbound Hellbound
This needs to cost over a third less than the base F-Type. Different cars I know, but nobody is going to choose this over the Jaguar.
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December 27, 2012 6:17 am
 AymanSalameh AymanSalameh
World is changing and Alfa needs to adapt
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December 27, 2012 5:21 am
 LWE7 LWE7
Light is right!
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December 26, 2012 5:55 pm
 nexuseven nexuseven
Sorry Alfa, but this car is ugly. You can make a lot better looking cars . Analyze this project once more...
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December 26, 2012 5:40 pm