The Truth About Cars » alfa romeo 4c http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » alfa romeo 4c http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Review (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-alfa-romeo-4c-spider-review-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2016-alfa-romeo-4c-spider-review-video/#comments Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1169810 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider 1.75-liter DOHC I-4, direct injection, turbocharged, CVVT (237 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 2,200-4,250 rpm) 6-speed “Alfa TCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/34 highway/28 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 28.1 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Rosso Alfa Red paint, Fascia Stone Protector, HID Headlamps, Carbon Fibre Trim Kit, Convenience Package, Racing Exhaust, Red Calipers, 18/19 Inch […]

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2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider 1.75-liter DOHC I-4, direct injection, turbocharged, CVVT (237 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm; 258 lbs-ft @ 2,200-4,250 rpm) 6-speed “Alfa TCT” dual-clutch automatic 24 city/34 highway/28 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 28.1 (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Rosso Alfa Red paint, Fascia Stone Protector, HID Headlamps, Carbon Fibre Trim Kit, Convenience Package, Racing Exhaust, Red Calipers, 18/19 Inch […]

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NAIAS 2015: Alfa Romeo 4C Spider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/naias-2015-alfa-romeo-4c-spider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/naias-2015-alfa-romeo-4c-spider/#comments Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:24:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=976593 Who likes topless Italians? I sure do… The big news is an optional dual mode Akrapovic exhaust for extra noise. A cloth removable roof and a carbon fiber hardtop are available.

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Who likes topless Italians? I sure do… The big news is an optional dual mode Akrapovic exhaust for extra noise. A cloth removable roof and a carbon fiber hardtop are available.

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TTAC AMA: I Own An Alfa Romeo 4C http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/ttac-ama-alfa-romeo-4c/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/ttac-ama-alfa-romeo-4c/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=951129 This week, TTAC reader vaujot from Frankfurt am Main chimes in. To start, you may wonder why I bought this car. Two reasons: Firstly, I am an Alfista. I have memories of sitting in my uncle’s Giulia sedan as a five-year old and the unusual smell of leather interior (he eventually gave up on Alfas, […]

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This week, TTAC reader vaujot from Frankfurt am Main chimes in. To start, you may wonder why I bought this car. Two reasons: Firstly, I am an Alfista. I have memories of sitting in my uncle’s Giulia sedan as a five-year old and the unusual smell of leather interior (he eventually gave up on Alfas, […]

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Geneva 2014: Alfa Romeo 4C Spider http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/geneva-2014-alfa-romero-4c-spider/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/geneva-2014-alfa-romero-4c-spider/#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:36:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=763929 Looking like an Alfa-fied Elise, the 4C Spider loses its roof and gains a custom made exhaust by Akrapovic, best known for making very loud aftermarket systems. Sound’s good to me (no pun intended).

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Looking like an Alfa-fied Elise, the 4C Spider loses its roof and gains a custom made exhaust by Akrapovic, best known for making very loud aftermarket systems. Sound’s good to me (no pun intended).

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Marchionne Presents Yet Another Turnaround Plan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/marchionne-presents-yet-another-turnaround-plan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/marchionne-presents-yet-another-turnaround-plan/#comments Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:03:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=639241 Another day, another turnaround strategy from Sergio Marchionne. The plan, which won’t be revealed until April, reportedly includes a rear-wheel drive architecture as a key element, with enough flexibility to be used in everything from Alfa to Dodge vehicles. Although Alfa Romeo is said to be a key factor in Fiat’s overall future growth, it […]

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Another day, another turnaround strategy from Sergio Marchionne. The plan, which won’t be revealed until April, reportedly includes a rear-wheel drive architecture as a key element, with enough flexibility to be used in everything from Alfa to Dodge vehicles. Although Alfa Romeo is said to be a key factor in Fiat’s overall future growth, it […]

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Will Auto Enthusiasts in 2053 See The Alfa Romeo 4C As This Generation’s Dino? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/will-auto-enthusiasts-in-2053-see-the-alfa-romeo-4c-as-this-generations-dino/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/will-auto-enthusiasts-in-2053-see-the-alfa-romeo-4c-as-this-generations-dino/#comments Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=530089 When it was first introduced, what we know today as the Ferrari Dino was a bit of a conundrum. Simultaneously a tribute to Alfredo “Dino” Ferrari, Enzo Ferrari’s beloved deceased son, the first roadgoing midengine car from Ferrari, and an attempt to amortize costs between Ferrari and Fiat, which had bought the sports car maker […]

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When it was first introduced, what we know today as the Ferrari Dino was a bit of a conundrum. Simultaneously a tribute to Alfredo “Dino” Ferrari, Enzo Ferrari’s beloved deceased son, the first roadgoing midengine car from Ferrari, and an attempt to amortize costs between Ferrari and Fiat, which had bought the sports car maker […]

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Chris Harris Likes The Alfa Romeo 4C http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/chris-harris-likes-the-alfa-romeo-4c/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/chris-harris-likes-the-alfa-romeo-4c/#comments Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:30:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=528065 When a short news blog item based on a couple of tweets from a Road & Track writer attending the press launch of the Alfa Romeo 4C gets over 150 comments before the end of the working day, it’s quite clear that there’s some interest in the car among our readers. Chris Harris was also […]

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When a short news blog item based on a couple of tweets from a Road & Track writer attending the press launch of the Alfa Romeo 4C gets over 150 comments before the end of the working day, it’s quite clear that there’s some interest in the car among our readers. Chris Harris was also […]

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Alfa Romeo 4C to Cost $54K in U.S. When It Arrives In Q2 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/alfa-romeo-4c-to-cost-54k-in-u-s-when-it-arrives-in-q2-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/alfa-romeo-4c-to-cost-54k-in-u-s-when-it-arrives-in-q2-2014/#comments Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:30:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=526305 According to Road & Track’s twitter feed, the Alfa Romeo 4c, which the magazine is test driving, will arrive in the United States sometime in the second quarter of 2014 and will have a base price of $54,000. So far R&T reports that on the street the 4C has a very Ferrariesque character, while on […]

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According to Road & Track’s twitter feed, the Alfa Romeo 4c, which the magazine is test driving, will arrive in the United States sometime in the second quarter of 2014 and will have a base price of $54,000. So far R&T reports that on the street the 4C has a very Ferrariesque character, while on […]

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Alfa Romeo 4C Narrowly Avoids The Ton http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/alfa-romeo-4c-narrowly-avoids-the-ton/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/alfa-romeo-4c-narrowly-avoids-the-ton/#comments Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:18:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491656 We all knew that the Alfa Romeo 4C was going to be light, but the recently announced curb  (looks like it’s the dry weight) weight of 1969 lbs is unprecedentedly svelte in this era. That’s the same weight as a Lotus Elise or a Volkswagen Up! That  237 horsepower turbo 4-cylinder doesn’t seem so puny anymore, […]

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We all knew that the Alfa Romeo 4C was going to be light, but the recently announced curb  (looks like it’s the dry weight) weight of 1969 lbs is unprecedentedly svelte in this era. That’s the same weight as a Lotus Elise or a Volkswagen Up! That  237 horsepower turbo 4-cylinder doesn’t seem so puny anymore, […]

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Volume, Customer Satisfaction To Determine Alfa Allocation – Oh, And Service Bays http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/volume-customer-satisfaction-to-determine-alfa-allocation-oh-and-service-bays/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/volume-customer-satisfaction-to-determine-alfa-allocation-oh-and-service-bays/#comments Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:10:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478160 Are you a Fiat dealer looking for an Alfa Romeo franchise? Well, better hope you’re doing solid volumes and are making your customers happy. Automotive News caught up with Peter Grady, Chrysler’s VP of Network Development and Fleet, at the NADA conference in Orlando. Grady was candid about what it will take for Fiat stores […]

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Are you a Fiat dealer looking for an Alfa Romeo franchise? Well, better hope you’re doing solid volumes and are making your customers happy. Automotive News caught up with Peter Grady, Chrysler’s VP of Network Development and Fleet, at the NADA conference in Orlando. Grady was candid about what it will take for Fiat stores […]

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Vaffanculo! Alfa Romeo 4c è Stupendo http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/vaffanculo-alfa-romeo-4c-e-stupendo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/vaffanculo-alfa-romeo-4c-e-stupendo/#comments Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:51:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477295 The first shots of the Alfa Romeo 4C have been released, and it’s just as gorgeous as one would expect a mid-engined Alfa to be. A 1.75L turbocharged 4-cylinder and a 6-speed twin-clutch gearbox motivate the 4C. No horsepower rating has been released, but in current Alfas, the same engine makes 232 horsepower.  We’ll have to […]

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The first shots of the Alfa Romeo 4C have been released, and it’s just as gorgeous as one would expect a mid-engined Alfa to be. A 1.75L turbocharged 4-cylinder and a 6-speed twin-clutch gearbox motivate the 4C. No horsepower rating has been released, but in current Alfas, the same engine makes 232 horsepower.  We’ll have to […]

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Alfa Romeo U.S. Launch In Shambles http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/alfa-romeo-u-s-launch-in-shambles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/alfa-romeo-u-s-launch-in-shambles/#comments Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:01:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=458886 A shocking report from Automotive News has broached a previously unfathomable development; Alfa Romeo’s U.S. launch is apparently delayed, catching countless observers off-guard, after expecting an efficient, trouble-free re-introduction for the historic marque. The AN report suggests that Alfa’s launch is about as well-organized as a Republican Guard counter-attack. Key products, like the MiTo and […]

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A shocking report from Automotive News has broached a previously unfathomable development; Alfa Romeo’s U.S. launch is apparently delayed, catching countless observers off-guard, after expecting an efficient, trouble-free re-introduction for the historic marque. The AN report suggests that Alfa’s launch is about as well-organized as a Republican Guard counter-attack. Key products, like the MiTo and […]

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Maserati Builds Another Alfa Romeo Sports Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/maserati-builds-another-alfa-romeo-sports-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/maserati-builds-another-alfa-romeo-sports-car/#comments Fri, 13 Apr 2012 18:19:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439831 Maserati will be lending a hand to baby bro Alfa Romeo when the brand launches its 4C sports car in 2013. Having previously been tasked with production of the ultra-low volume 8C, Maserati will handle the annual assembly of the 2,500 4C coupes, that will supposedly serve as a halo for Alfa’s U.S. re-launch (stop […]

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Maserati will be lending a hand to baby bro Alfa Romeo when the brand launches its 4C sports car in 2013. Having previously been tasked with production of the ultra-low volume 8C, Maserati will handle the annual assembly of the 2,500 4C coupes, that will supposedly serve as a halo for Alfa’s U.S. re-launch (stop […]

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