Alfa Romeo is back, and it made a splash in the U.S., this time to go for big money. After its debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2003, Alfa Romeo 8C almost nothing, but the company finally decided to take him to the United States to build the image before introducing the vehicle is less expensive and more mainstream than two-seat coupe.
High-tech supercharger conversion for four.7 liter V8 modified according to the area under the hood of the Alfa Romeo 8C. The machine is of another race Italy, Maserati Quattroporte, although already enlarged to 4.7 liters of displacement. This makes 444 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 347 lb-ft of torque at 4,750 rpm, with 7,500 rpm redline. Machine to be placed behind the front axle for low center of gravity and ideal weight distribution.
Conversion compressor, which sells for EUR nineteen, 900, increasing the power output of 450-hp V8 stake by one hundred and fifty hp. assessed the power output of 600 hp in the market at seven, 300 rpm. Peak torque jumped to 434 pounds / ft of torque at rpm-five, 400. Sprint from rest to sixty-two mph shortened to just three.9 seconds. High speed will be increased from the usual one hundred and eighty mph until hundred ninety mph.
Single transmission option will be a six-speed sequential manual with paddle, mounted as part of the rear axle for better weight distribution, such as current mode. Q-Select gearbox will have five different modes: Manual-Normal; Manual-Sport; Automatic-Normal; Automatic-Sport and Ice.
While the body Coupe or Spider 8C remain untouched, we adding some thrilling highlights visible from two seats with three-piece wheels NA3. For each emphasizing style wedge-shape 8C, the specialists selected by the combination of staggered 21-inch diameter in front and twenty-two inches on the rear axle.
A high-threshold stability control system on the card as well, working with double wishbone suspension to keep the car on the road. Tires have Pirelli P-Zero Corsa, with six-piston, cross-drilled and ventilated brakes in front and rear four-piston brake testing their traction capability.
Apparently Alfa plans to build 500 8Cs in Italy, with half of that amount allocated for sale in the United States.
The car shares its name with the Alfa Romeo 8C 2009 from 1934, which dominated the 1000 Miglia race in 1935-1938 and 1947. This is supported by an inline-8 engine.
Base Price TBA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Curb Weight (lbs) NA
City (MPG) NA
Hwy (MPG) NA
Torque (lb-ft) 480@4750
Length (in.) 172.5
Width (in.) 74.6
Height (in.) NA