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Alfa Romeo All Set to Launch The Convertible Version

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The Italian giant is all set to introduce one of its much awaited, midsized engine 4C sports car, which will also be the Italian brand’s re-entry into the North American market. As per reliable reports, the automaker is also planning to launch a convertible version one year after the launch of its most awaited coupe. This big news comes immediately after the news that the 4C coupe is ahead of schedule and that the new model will be in the market as early as 2014.

“According to the reports, Mauro Pierallini —Fiat’s chief has set very specific guidelines for the 4C and the model had to cost around €45,000 or about $55,330.”

The model which has to be launched in the United States, weighs only 900 kg or 1,984 lbs. Needless to say, the engine of the new and upcoming model is in the middle and it seems that Alfa Romeo is building its own little Lotus Elise.

Coming to its power-trains, the engine of the 4C will be Alfa’s direct-injected internally designated 1750 TBi turbocharged four-pot. The model, which is a coordinate with a lightweight, is expected to cruise along at 100 km/h or 62mph in just 4.5 seconds. Instead of an iron block, the engine’s block will be made of aluminum in order to help achieve the previously mentioned 900kg weight target. Besides, the suspension sub frames will be composed of aluminum and they will be bolted to a carbon fiber tub that houses the power train and drive train. The engine will be coordinated to a dual-clutch automatic complete with paddle shifters.

In conclusion, the body’s shape is also said to be very sleek and consummate with producing a positive down force to help attain high-speed stability. However, the final version will be a perfect one, as per the company authorities. Hence folks, get ready for the two vibrant models from Alfa Romeo.

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