The Alfa Romeo 4C is small, lightweight, rear wheel drive two-seater sports coupe , similar in size to the Alfa Romeo MiTo. A bath of carbon fiber is used, the box front and rear collision , and the rear frame of aluminum hybrid primarily to maintain their weight about 850 kg. After debuting at the 81st Geneva Motor Show in March 2011 will be the first mass-produced car Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. market for 2014. Designed by the Centro Stile Alfa Romeo , the car has been independently developed by Alfa Romeo with construction methods that were used for the KTM X -Bow and Lotus Elise before.
The bath carbon fiber is produced by the TTA in Airola , a joint venture between Adler and Lavorazione Materiali Compositi. The body is made ??of carbon fiber, with front and rear tables is aluminum. This adds weight to about 900 kg. 4C has a large quadrilateral suspension MacPherson strut front and rear. Weight distribution resulting is 40 % to the front and 60 % on the rear axle.
4C uses a new all-aluminum 1.8 L 230 brake horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder. The engine was designed for minimum weight , and is likely to also appear in the replacement of the 159 , the Giulia. 0-62 mph acceleration in 4.5 seconds and reach top speed 250 km per hour naming , the power to weight ratio being only 4 kg. Alfa Romeo also confirmed a new 1.8-liter , 300 PSengine , which may or may not appear in the Alfa Romeo 4C .
Alfa Romeo 4C is equipped Alfa TCT twin dry clutch six-speed transmission ‘s and can be operated via shift paddles on the steering wheel. It also has a dynamic control DNA of an Alfa selector that controls the behavior of engine, brakes , steering, engine response , suspension and gearbox. Alfa Romeo 4C expected to cost between £ 35,000 and £ 40,000 ($ 55,000 – $ 63,000 , € 41,000 – € 47,000 ).