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Alfa Romeo 4C Finally Arrives in America

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After years of on-again/off-again planning, Alfa Romeo is officially back in the U.S. market, and they are bringing something truly special. The Italian brand celebrates its return to America with the launch of the 4C sports car which goes on sale in June.

The Europeans are of course thoroughly familiar with the Alfa Romeo 4C, as they’ve been seeing it on their streets for a couple of months now. The car features an F1-inspired carbon fiber monocoque, combined with aluminum chassis structures and a composite body shell. It has a mid-engine layout and rear-wheel-drive, and you don’t have to a car nut to realize that is a super car setup.

There is nothing super about the engine though, as it is only a 1,750 cc four-cylinder turbo with 240 horsepower and 258 ft.-lb. of peak torque. But because the car is so light, that power is plenty enough to have big fun. And it is hugely economical. Alfa Romeo 4C comes with a TCT twin-clutch transmission and the firm’s DNA selector which allows the driver to alter the driving mode depending on the condition. In the 4c it includes a Race setting.

But all the technicalities are mere details compared to the way Alfa Romeo 4C looks. It is bite the back of your hand pretty. It may not be as good as a Porsche Cayman to drive, but it is a damn sight sexier and more desirable.

Alfa Romeo 4C goes on sale in America with a special Limited Launch Edition of which only 500 numbered units will be produced. The main features of the Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition includes Red, Rosso Competizione or Madreperla White exterior paint, carbon fiber rear spoiler and mirror caps, aluminum rear diffuser, racing suspension and exhaust systems, 18-inch wheels, red lacquered brake calipers, sport seats with black microfiber, leather-wrapped instrument and door panels, and…

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