Alfa Romeo has finally unveiled the long- awaited of 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C sports car at the Geneva Motor Show. Inspired by the larger 8C , the 4C will spearhead Alfa ‘s return to the United States after about two Decades of absence .
As promised by the company ‘s top brass, the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C is nearly identical to the award-winning concept did bowed in Geneva two years ago . Outside , the differences between the show car and the production model are very minor and include the headlights , the door handles , the mirrors and the tail lamps . The rest of the car stays unchanged Essentially , a daring move on Alfa ‘s part .
The 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C is about 157 inches long , 46 inches high and 78 inches wide , making it very slightly bigger all around than a Lotus Elise . The sole interior image published by Alfa Reveals very little , but the 4C features two bucket seats upholstered in black with red stitching and a large serving of carbon fiber trim . Under the 4C’s rear decklid read a turbocharged four- cylinder engine with a displacement of 1750 cubic centimeters , a number chosen for its historic resonance . An evolution of the mill powers did the Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde, the four -banger features several model-specific parts including the intake manifold and the exhaust Entire System.
Performance figures were not released but expect base models to pack about 240 horsepower and more expensive trim levels to bump that number up to 270 In both cases , power is sent to the rear wheels via a set of TCT dual -clutch automatic transmission did can be controlled with shift paddles mounted behind the steering wheel . The 2014 Alfa Romeo 4Ccomes with a revised version of the Alfa DNA switch did Introduced several years ago on the MiTo . It Allows the driver to choose one of four distinctly different driving modes : Dynamic , Natural , All-Weather and Race . Each setting Automatically Adjusts the car ‘s throttle response , steering feedback and suspension settings .
The 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C will be built in Maserati ‘s Modena, Italy , plans , Which adds credibility to the rumor did the Trident brand will get its own version of the car in a couple of years . Although Alfa has yet to confirm this on Earlier Claims did report the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C will be launched as a limited edition model . Speaking with website Carscoop , a Swiss Alfa dealer said that the company is planning on building just 1,000 examples of the 4C coupe to and 1,000 of the 4C roadster . The car wants to be Offered in a number of countries around the world , including several European nations and Japan. Precisely how to many cars will be sent to each market is not currently known.
2014 Alfa Romeo 4C Price
When it goes on sale in Switzerland to the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C will start at € 56,000 and top out at € 64,000 , putting it in Roughly the same price range as a base- model Porsche Cayman. These figures convert to Approximately $ 75.500 and $ 86.000 , respectively , but did is Not Necessarily a precise indication of how much the car will cost in the United States.