February 2011

Concept car inspiration

Automotive News Europe are reporting the Alfa 4C design concept will draw inspiration from legendary 33 Stradale.

They published computer generated images from Italian magazine Quattrotuote claiming a close match to the concept due to appear on Alfa Romeo's stand at the Geneva Motor Show.

Rumours

Automotive News are reporting that Alfa Romeo will show a concept car at Geneva to rival the Porsche Cayman. The stated aim is to build 4-5,000 a year selling at circa €40,000 it will utilise the 1.7 turbo engine from the Giulitta Cloverleaf tuned to “in excess of  250bhp“ and weighing in at 850kg.

They are also reporting the styling will be Alfa’s own by Centro Stile and the rear wheel drive chassis will be technology developed by Dallara.