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#1 SRW_Ojan

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 06:47 PM

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Top Speed: 181 MPH
0-60: 4.2 Seconds
Horsepower: 450 @ 7000 RPM
Torque: 480 @ 4750 RPM
Transmission: 6 Speed Sequential
Drivetrain: RWD

Initially introduced as a concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2003, a production version of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was released four years later, making it the first sports car to be produced by the legendary Italian marque since the SZ and RZ hit the roads in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Designed by Wolfgang Egger, the lines gracing the two-seater's exotic carbon-fiber bodyshell reflect the styling of the manufacturer's heyday in the 1950s and 1960s while its three-element grille conjures memories of the Giulia TZ. Its name is also a historical reference, inspired by the 1948 6C 2500 Competizione, which saw success in both the 1949 and 1950 Mille Miglia. Employing a modified Maserati platform and powertrain and a Ferrari/Maserati-derived 444-bhp 4.7-liter V8, the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione can hit 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds and has an official top speed of 181 mph.

Please share your reviews, videos, pictures, or critiques about the 8C in the comment section. And be sure to check back regularly to read our very own Simraceway staff give you some insight into the creation of this high-performance machine. 

 


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