Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition

Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition

Alfa Romeo is back, Alfa Romeo is back!  Twenty years ago Alfa left the United States.  Their cars, while not necessarily groundbreaking, have always had a certain Italian charm.  Rumors started about a decade later that they would indeed return.  That actually happened, albeit on a small scale with the 8C Competizione back in October 2008 (a year or two later than expected).  Now they are looking at mass production and the little roadster in the video below is the first step towards that goal.  A step to be followed up on by a joint venture with Mazda to make an affordable roadster.  That we want to see.  But back to the Alfa Romeo 4C which sports a new, direct injection, 237 HP, 1750 Turbocharged I4 engine, entirely made of aluminum, with a peak torque of 258 lb-ft that pushes the light 4C to 60 in 4.1 seconds. Pretty quick.

The launch edition, seen below in a walk around from RFD Correspondent DK Garage, starts at $68,400.

If you can get your hands on a launch edition, you’ll get the following over the “standard” $53,900 4C:

  • Aluminum, numbered serialized badge
  • Unique Sport Front Fascia
  • Bi-xenon projector headlamps
  • Genuine Carbon Fiber accents:
    – Mirror covers
    – Rear Spoiler
    – Instrument Cluster Bezel
    – Instrument Panel and Shifter Trim
  • Dual Race Exhaust
  • High Performance Suspension
  • 18-inch Front / 19-inch Rear Dark Forged 5-Hole wheels
  • Alfa Romeo Red Performance Brake Calipers
  • Racing Leather seats with Microfiber Inserts
  • Accent Stitching
  • Leather and Microfiber Steering Wheel
  • Available in:
    – Madreperla White Tri-Coat
    – Rosso Alfa
    – Rosso Competizio