Full details of the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C have been released ahead of its European launch in October 2013. The Italian automaker has said they will build only 3 500 units annually of which 1 000 of them are designated for Europe.
Captivating coupe with two racing bucket seats
The 4C comes equipped with a digital instrument cluster, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and two fabric covered racing bucket seats. The car aslo comes with a Racing pack that includes a sport steering wheel with leather and microfiber inserts, a sportier exhaust system, a race-tuned suspension and 18- and 19-inch wheels with AR Racing tyres. There's also a Luxury Pack inclusive of leather and microfiber sports seats and Bi-LED headlights with carbon fiber surrounds. Additionally the car comes with grey brake calipers, a dual exhaust system and 17- / 18-inch alloy wheels.
Hand-built on a Formula One-derived carbon-fibre monocoque shell that weighs just 65 kg, the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C is packed with a turbocharged 1.75-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 177 kW and 350 Nm of torque. It is connected to a dual-clutch transmission that enables the 895 kg sports car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 258 km/h . Fuel consumption is rated at 6.8-litres/100km with CO2 emissions of 157 g/km.