After months of delay, car enthusiasts will be happy to hear that the 2015 Alfa Rome 4c Coupe will be out in the next couple of months. The car will be on sale towards the third quarter of the year.
Here’s what you need to know:
- It cradles in its aluminum rear structure an aluminum-block 1.7-liter direct-injected four-cylinder gulping 21.8 psi of turbo boost and expelling it loudly through an exhaust system unencumbered by a muffler.
- It carries a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, manual steering, a plastic body formed into what looks like a taffy-pulled and slightly squished marshmallow when it’s painted white.
- Here are some other pertinent figures from our testing: The 4C bellows and blats its way to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, aided by a standard launch-control system. That performance is closer to that of the Cayman S PDK’s 4.1-second time than to the standard manual-transmission Cayman’s 5.7. The 4C, wearing optional sticky Pirelli P Zero “AR Racing” tires, circled the skidpad at 0.97 g. And it stops from 70 mph in an impressive 148 feet. Not bad for a car that starts at $55,195.
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