The Alfa Romeo 4C made its debut at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show. The exclusive 'Launch Edition' has a numbered limited edition of 400 in Europe. Orders for the new 4C compact supercar were officially opened in Geneva at a price of 60,000 euros.
To emphasize the sports look there are front air intakes, brake calipers, Bi-LED headlights, racing exhaust system with BMC air cleaner, rear aluminium diffuser, suspension kit with shock absorbers and rear anti-roll bar. The interior has a sports feel, with steering wheel trim, handbrake, mats, handles and leather/fabric sports seats.
The Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition offers essential sportiness: Italian style, performance and technical quality, for peak driving delight in absolute safety. The Alfa Romeo 4C was designed by Alfa Romeo and manufactured in the Maserati factory in Modena. The Alfa Romeo 4C uses latest technologies and materials copied from top super sports cars like carbon fibre, aluminium, rear-wheel drive.
The Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition dimensions are: 399 cm long, 200 cm wide, 118 cm high and with a wheelbase of 238 cm. These dimensions accentuate its agility and contributes towards achieving increased stability at higher speeds. The engine is the new direct-injection 240 HP 4-cylinder 1750 Turbo Petrol. The 4C bodywork is made completely of low-density, high-strength composite material (it is 20% lighter than steel and better than aluminium). The car seats have a integrated carbon fibre and fibreglass makeup which assurances high resistance to stresses. The car dry weight is just about 895 kg.
The Alfa Romeo 4C is fitted with an highly refined suspension layout to guarantee maximum agility and road holding.
4C has a top speed in excess of 250 km/h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in only 4.5 seconds.