2017 Alfa Romeo 4C is a lightweight sports car by Italian Alfa Romeo Automobiles SpA, for United States market. The Alfa Romeo 4c was first introduced as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2011 and the mass production model was introduced in 2013. The Alfa Romeo 4C is a small, lightweight sports car with a carbon fiber body and predominantly aluminum collision compartments and a rear frame.
The 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C convertible has the detachable roof and was first shown in 2014. After the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, Alfa Romeo 4C was the first mass-produced Alfa to be sold in the United States for over twenty years. Alfa Romeo 4C is also sold in Norway at a starting price (in 2014) of 750,000 kroner. The German designer and workshop Pogea Racing creates an Alfa Romeo 4C in sports version for 2015, but its date of commercialization has not yet been planned
2017 Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe
The Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe, a two-seater with propulsion, is positioned as a direct competitor of the Lotus Evora and Porsche Cayman. Alfa Romeo 4c is produced in very small series at a rate of 3,500 copies a year in the Maserati factory in Modena. From an aesthetic point of view, 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe is distinguished especially by its atypical grille and by its ultra compact profile ( 4 meters long, 2 m wide and less than 1,20 m high).
2017 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider
In March 2014, Alfa Romeo officially presents the spider version, the 4C Spider. Although it has been named spider, it is technically a Targa version because it does not have a convertible body but has a removable hardtop.
The 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider has some substantial differences compared to the Coupe, the windscreen has been modified as a result of structural changes; It can be carbon fiber optional. The car is finished more luxuriously. The destination being more GT than race; The search for the lightness of the whole and the benefits is less obvious. Alfa Romeo quality is more visible to the naked eye.
Outside, the lighthouses take again those adopted on the 4C Coupé USA. The suspensions have been revised to offer the driver the same feeling of driving as in the Coupe. Finally, among the innovations made in this version are the brilliant white livery Tristré and the new alloy wheels 18-inches in the front and 19-inches in the rear. The Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe was previewed at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2014, with a “pilot” model. The commercialization of this model is scheduled for the beginning of 2015.
The 4C Coupe USA Model
With this new model, the Italian manufacturer decided to return in 2014 to the North American market from which it was absent since 1995. 4C Coupe USA model had to adapt the car very lightly to meet the local approval criteria. These differences are aesthetic and minimal; they understand:
The lighthouses are streamlined, they abandon their inner structure composite material with independent LED bulbs (called “spider” in the United States) to adopt a traditional system that will be picked up on the spider. The rear bumper has two convex elements in front of the number plate and a new exhaust outlet. The Alfa Romeo 4C USA model was officially presented to the American public at the New York Motor Show in April 2014.
The car’s unladen weight increases to 1050 kg, an additional 155 kg from the aluminum reinforcements added to the carbon fiber structure to meet NHTSA standards. This version reaches the maximum speed of 257.5 km / h and passes the 0-100 km / h in 4 seconds. The engine is identical to that of the European version, the 1750 TBI with the Alfa TCT sequential gearbox. 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C engine develops 237 Ch with a torque of 350 N.m.