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2015 Alfa Romeo Spider goes modern, eschews “boat-tail” 2uettottanta

2015 Alfa Romeo Spider goes modern, eschews “boat-tail” 2uettottanta

Alfa Romeo's new Spider droptop will launch late in 2015 and eschew the retro styling of the 2uettottanta concept for a more contemporary aesthetic, it's claimed, after the company struggled to make the Pininfarina design work alongside other high-profile models like the upcoming 4C. The Alfa Romeo Spider, a collaboration between the Italian company and Mazda, will share a far chunk of its construction with the new 2015 Miata/MX-5, and is expected to have a 168HP turbocharged 1.5 TB MultiAir engine, Autocar sources claim.

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Alfa Romeo 4C finalized (and it’s stunning)

Alfa Romeo 4C finalized (and it’s stunning)

Alfa Romeo has pulled the wraps off the final design of the 4C compact supercar, and in a world of lumpen hybrids and feckless luxo-barges, the rear-wheel drive coupé is a blast of gorgeousness we can't wait to see on US roads this year. Little changed from the original 4C concept first shown in 2011, the Alfa Romeo 4C wraps a curvaceous full-carbon chassis and aluminum body around a new, 4-cylinder 1750 turbocharged all-aluminum engine, which the Italian car company promises will exhibit zero turbo lag.

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Alfa Romeo 4C coming to the US next year

Alfa Romeo 4C coming to the US next year

If you're a fan of Italian sports cars and a Ferrari isn't in your budget, you'll be interested to hear that Alfa Romeo has a new two-seat sports car destined for the United States next year. The car is a sporty Alfa Romeo 4C and Fiat/Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne said at the Detroit Motor Show that he was confident the car would be coming to the US.

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