2019 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Spider

2019 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Spider

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  • Two-seater Passenger Car
  • Rear Wheel Drive
  • Base MSRP: $66,900.00
  • Invoice: $64,407.00
  • Hwy MPG: 34 mpg
  • City MPG: 24 mpg
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pros

Stunning looks; amazing handling; powerful turbocharged engine; lightweight construction

model highlights

The 2018 Alfa Romeo 4C is powered by a 1.8L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mounted behind the cockpit. The engine produces 237 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. While that may seem rather modest for a sports car of this caliber, Alfa Romeo claims that the 4C is still capable of 0-60 times in about 4.5 seconds, with a top speed of 160 mph. The only transmission available is a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic with paddle shifters.

The 4C utilizes various exotic construction techniques, including a structure composed of carbon fiber and aluminum as well as composite body panels. The engine is an all-aluminum design and as a result, the car's total weight is kept down to about 2,000 pounds.

The 4C tends to eschew luxury features in its quest to keep weight down, but there are limits to this philosophy, and the 4C still comes equipped with powered windows and mirrors, air conditioning, a 7-inch thin-film transistor instrument cluster with a lateral acceleration G-meter and a 4-speaker sound system with USB and audio input jacks.

Options include bi-xenon headlights, a front fascia with carbon fiber bents, a carbon fiber spoiler, carbon fiber and leather interior accents, bigger wheels, leather seating, leather steering wheel and a commemorative plaque. Additionally, there are several option packages available on the 4C. A Convenience Package adds cruise control, an alarm and parking sensors, while a Leather Package includes leather seating and contrasting stitching.

model news

For 2019 Alfa Romeo drops the coupe variant of the 4C leaving behind only the Spider. Features formerly included in the Track Package such as sport-tuned suspension, Italian flag mirrors and a leather wrapped steering wheel now are offered as stand-alone options. Advanced parking sensors and cruise control are now standard equipment.

value writeup

The Alfa Romeo 4C coupe starts at a base price of $55,900, while the 4C Spider starts at $65,900. Both cars compete with sports cars like the Porsche Cayman and Boxster, as well as the Chevrolet Corvette. Rather than try to outmuscle its competitors, Alfa Romeo has instead opted for an approach centered on finesse and balance. With its ultra-lightweight carbon fiber monocoque construction, the 4C is among the lightest cars sold in the United States. The mid-engine design and well-balanced approach means it's an excellent handler and one of the best-looking sports cars available.

Preview Image Manufacturer's Color Code
Manufacturer color code PDX
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Manufacturer color code PWC
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Manufacturer color code PXN
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Manufacturer color code PWZ
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Manufacturer color code PYF
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Manufacturer color code PRZ
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Manufacturer color code PRW
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Vehicle

Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score N/A
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters

Powertrain

Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Order Code DA5
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62
Reverse Ratio (:1) N/A
Clutch Size N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.12
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 34 MPG
Cruising Range - City 252.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 24 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined 28 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 357.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Battery Range N/A
Engine
Engine Order Code EBC
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.7 L/106
Fuel System Sequential MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 237 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2200
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity N/A

Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume N/A
Front Head Room 38 in
Front Leg Room 42.7 in
Front Shoulder Room 49.8 in
Front Hip Room N/A
Second Head Room N/A
Second Leg Room N/A
Second Shoulder Room N/A
Second Hip Room N/A
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 93.7 in
Length, Overall 157 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.5 in
Height, Overall 46.6 in
Track Width, Front 64.5 in
Track Width, Rear 63.1 in
Min Ground Clearance N/A
Liftover Height N/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume N/A

Chassis

Weight Information
Base Curb Weight 2487 lbs
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front N/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear N/A
Tires
Front Tire Order Code TAK
Rear Tire Order Code TAK
Front Tire Size P205/45YR17
Rear Tire Size P235/40YR18
Wheels
Front Wheel Size 17 X 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 18 X 8 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 40.5 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A
Brakes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 12 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.5 in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 10.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A

Warranty Information

Basic:
4 Years/50,000 Miles

Drivetrain:
4 Years/50,000 Miles

Corrosion:
12 Years/Unlimited Miles

Roadside Assistance:
4 Years/Unlimited Miles

Rebate Information

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