The Alfa Romeo 4C Is Already In America

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We’re pretty excited about the upcoming Alfa Romeo 4C making its way over to America by the end of this year. But wait, it's already here!

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These photos were sent in from a tipster in warm and wonderful Ann Arbor, MI. He described the encounter, saying “One was waiting for the others to catch up and as soon as I got out my phone they took off, tires squealing and everything.”

I guess we know that the 1.75 liter, 236 hp four-cylinder in these things is strong enough to overpower the rear tires if need be. That’s a good thing.

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We’re mainly excited to see another car go down the path of performance through lightweight. Alfa quotes curb weight at 2,100lbs, or just as much as a ’91 CRX. It seemed like Lotus was going to lead the world into that future, but then they turned into a clothing company and everybody else went hybrid.

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In any case, we’re very happy about this carbon fiber coupe, even with its spider-eye headlights.

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(Hat tip to Andy!)

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