Alfa Romeo is launching a restricted run of special-edition 4C Spider sports activities vehicles for the U.S. Referred to as the 4C Spider Italia, solely 15 of those vehicles can be constructed. Earlier than you stand up in arms about how unique and inconceivable to search out this can be, contemplate Alfa 4C gross sales numbers. All of seven had been bought in January, and 2018 noticed 238 vehicles discover homeowners. So, maybe the restricted numbers aren’t that limiting.
The 4C Spider Italia is actually a $5,000 look package deal. It takes the usual 4C Spider (the coupe was discontinued within the U.S. final 12 months) after which covers it in an unique blue paint known as Misano Blue Metallic. Then, the entrance air consumption and rear diffuser are completed in piano black. You additionally get a “4C Spider Italia” sticker for the facet of the automobile that appears correctly Italian. On the within, there’s an aluminum dashboard insert designating this automobile because the particular version mannequin, and the middle console has a plate with the precise quantity it’s within the 15-car run.
And that is it. Our brains most not too long ago affiliate the “Italia” designation with Ferrari, however this package deal does nothing to deliver it nearer to the unimaginable 458’s efficiency. You will get the identical 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque from the little turbocharged four-banger. Maybe the most effective information out of this particular version automobile is that it is a 2020 mannequin 12 months. Alfa introduced this automobile and confirmed the 4C Spider will proceed a minimum of by means of 2020. Even with the one choice being a dual-clutch automated transmission, the 4C is without doubt one of the most barebones, pure driving experiences you may get in a brand new automobile at this time. Its continued existence is simply a very good factor for us sports activities automobile fans.
With the $5,000 tacked on to the bottom worth, a 4C Spider Italia will run you $73,495, together with vacation spot costs. Alfa says orders for the particular version automobile will open up within the second quarter of 2019.