There was a time when buying the drop-top version of a sports car was an implicit indication that you Just Didn’t Get It. You put fashion over function, style over stiffness. The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider is one of the few (only?) exceptions. It’s just as rigid as the coupe, weighs only 22 pounds more, and drives exactly…
A good business plan to follow is the Lotus business plan. Build a car that just a few people want and most people don't want at all. Thankfully, Alfa Romeo has decided to fill this niche as well. Good idea.
Unlike anything else in its category, the Alfa Romeo 4C uses a carbon fiber tub instead of metal, so chopping it's roof off doesn't make it less fun. In fact, quite to opposite. Meet the 2015 4C Spider.