2014 Alfa Romeo 8C – The 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione is a sports coupe with the blazing performance, sensational style to € 100,000 price tag. Originally debuted as a concept at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show, the car is ready to order within a year. And to see what the lucky buyer can expect to Auto Express was first to get behind the wheel. The 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C revealed, a few people thought to have it changed.
The front air intakes and full train in the headlights give it a very aggressive and are grouped by visual drama as the quad exhaust pipes and two round taillights at the rear. But the classic sports car with a long hood and a short tail, which is the real star feature. It was possible thanks to an aerodynamic under-body sucking model of the road at full speed, eliminating the need for ugly wings and spoilers.
The body itself is up to date, and is made of carbon fibers on a steel frame chassis. Sitting directly behind the front axle, practically in the middle of the car is in the heart of 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C, A 450-hp 4.7-liter V8, which is shared with the next Maserati Coupe. Both models are based on the same production line in Modena, Italy. How Alfas of the past, transmission and differential are jointly in the back that give the 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C perfect weight distribution of 50:50 helps mounted. The double wishbone suspension is completed, while large ventilated Brembo disc brakes behind 20-inch alloys.
Inside, the cabin is classic Alfa, with two covers for the speedometer and tachometer and a simple dashboard with details in carbon fiber. Racing valve seats, also carbon fiber, are covered with luxurious leather used by Ferrari. Our model was one of the first prototypes and 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C was equipped with a standard six-speed manual transmission. Cars clients use a semi-automatic version, which can change gears via paddles the driver. With a little adjustment of the chassis to make our trip was short, but it is obvious that the 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C is a true Italian sports car.
The V8 roars to life with the press of the start button, the acceleration of anger and loud like a thoroughbred. Stab the throttle and 470Nm torque has no problems starting the car 1400 kg line. Alfa says that it will do 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 190mph – and from the driver’s seat, it feels brutally fast.
Join this great acceleration brakes are solid as a rock, holding the 2014 Alfa Romeo 8C, if you hit a wall. And since I could not put the Alfa to the test in the corners, the steering is full of feel, even at low speeds. The stiff suspension offers immediate answers, with the promise of an impressive album.