The Alfa Romeo 8C competizione was launched in 2008 as the forerunner of the Italian automaker’s return to the U.S. market. The limited edition Alfa Romeo sports car features a carbon fiber monocoque, 4.7 Liter Ferrari V8 sitting between the front wheels and curves shaped to move air around the vehicle. That power plant is good for a total of 444 HP and 350 lb-ft of torque that can accelerate the car 8C competizione from 0 to 60 MPH in just 4.2 seconds and reach a top speed of 181 MPH make it one of the most desirable Italian sports cars of the modern era.
If you remember, when Alfa Romeo announced the 8C Competizione they said the car will come in two versions: 250 coupes and 250 spiders. But when the company realized this will cost around 13 million dollars, they dropped the plans for the spider version.
Alfa 8C Competizione was officially launched in Japan today. From the 500 units that will be produced, only 70 will come to Japan, priced at ¥22 million (or $186, 810). And in the same day that the car was launched, it was also sold out. Japan allways has been a strong market for top-end exotica, and also boasts many knowledgeable, super enthusiastic Alfisti. So, no real surprise then that Alfa Japan originally received more than 200 orders for the 8C. Alfa HQ in Italy then decided who (...) More
Making its world debut at Paris Motor Show, the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione is one of the most beautiful car ever. But the brand made a very sad announce at Istanbul AutoShow, where the 8C was on display witn another new models: it will be limited to 500 units. The car is powered by a V8 engine with a maximum output of 450 hp at 7000 rpm and 346 lbs-ft at 4750. Featuring a six-speed computerized gearbox system, the 8C make the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 4.4 seconds and has a top speed of 190 (...) More
Paris Motor Show has ended, but the discussions about what a show it was and all the models presented there does not ended. Based on the significance of the vehicle, MSN has made a Top Ten list with the best cars presented in Paris. And why is no surprise that Audi R8 is on the top of the list? Top Ten Best Cars from Paris Audi R8: The R8 it is powered by a V8 engine with an output of 420 bhp. Peak torque is 430 Newton-metres from 4.500 to 6,000 rpm. It makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in (...) More
The beautiful dream that was introduced as a concept car at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show has made it into production. The gorgeous Alfa Romeo 8C has been presented after three years at the recently opened Paris Motor Show in sales-ready configuration. Fortunately, the car closely follows the lines of the original prototype and is most likely to become the most beautiful Alfa Romeo ever produced. The looks are sustained by Maserati supercar technology offering a 0 to 60 sprint 4.4 seconds, and a top speed of 190 mph.