In 2014, the first copies of the Alfa Romeo 4C appeared in the showrooms of domestic dealerships. The model is an absolute novelty and, in combination, a direct competitor to Porsche Cayman. She received a compact motor, a new platform, and simply stunning looks. The designer claims that he took inspiration from the Tipo 33 Stradale, which became a legend in the sixties of the XX century. Unusual headlights are striking, which are black overlays with a scattering of separate small focusing lenses.
At the bottom, on the front bumper, there are elongated air intakes, covered with a black metal mesh with tiny cells, and a branded radiator grill. It is a heraldic shield with the manufacturer’s logo and has an exclusively decorative role. As for the stern, it also turned out to be very effective. I would like to note the slightly recessed brake lights, a small spoiler on the trunk lid, and a couple of exhaust pipes. In general, the model received a memorable and sophisticated design, in the best traditions of the Italian manufacturer.
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Transmission Fluid Capacity and Transmission Fluid Type
|Transmission type||Fluid capacity||Fluid type|
|DA1-C635 6-speed Gearbox||Total Fill 2 quarts (1.9 liters)||GLSC1|
|6-speed Control SYS DA1-C635||Total Fill 1.6 quarts (1.5 liters)||GLSC1|
On the long list of desirable exotic sports cars, the Alfa Romeo 4C checks a lot of boxes: it’s from Italy, its engine is behind the seats, the chassis is made of carbon fiber, and the whole car weighs less than 2,500 pounds. The 4C also has rack-and-pinion steering that doesn’t require power assistance. In fact, it was first developed in the 1930s. However, having it in a 2018 automobile when every other aspect has numb-feeling electric racks is rather remarkable.
The 4C’s manual steering saves weight and provides more feedback to the driver, and this car is all about lightness and feedback. The engine growls in your ear, the suspension points out any minor flaws on the road, and minimally cushioned seats ensure you feel every tremor. This unadorned, unpolished driving experience is both what distinguishes the Alfa from other modern vehicles and makes it an impossible daily driver.
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