The long-rumored and limited-edition Alfa Romeo supercar will see its debut August 30. The model teased an consumption grille on Twitter with the road, “The braveness to dream. It’s time to grab a game-changing second with extra ardour than ever. Be ready to enter the dream.”
We’re additionally knowledgeable that the taking place will probably be livestreamed from the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, Italy. The placement was foreshadowed by model CEO Philippe Imparato in February, when he mentioned, “We’re engaged on one thing that I may put apart the 8C within the museum of Arese, being pleased with our contribution to the historical past of Alfa Romeo. That’s what we would like.”
August thirtieth: “Il coraggio di sognare”.
It’s time to grab a game-changing second with extra ardour than ever. Be ready to enter the dream. pic.twitter.com/3hQjs4xBtQ
— Alfa Romeo (@alfa_romeo)
July 4, 2023
Studies say the one thing could possibly be referred to as both the 33, a name to the unique Tipo 33 race automotive and Stradale of 1967. Each variations of the T33 are legendary within the model’s historical past, though each had been powered by the two.0-liter V8 within the competitors variant. The 6C identify that is been bandied for years would recall six-cylinder Alfas from the late Twenties to the early Nineteen Fifties, and slot between the here-and-gone 8C Competizione supercar and 4C sports activities automotive.
This new beast will probably be a V6, that a lot we all know. Reporting agrees that the Maserati MC20 Cielo roadster will present the bones. Maserati’s flagship is constructed on a carbon tub sprouting entrance and rear aluminum subframes, identical because the 4C’s development, the Maserati in-built the identical Modena facility because the retired 4C. The Alfa Romeo-branded Components 1 staff is likely to be contributing chassis tweaking strategies; the supercar reveal occurs the identical weekend because the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, making for a pure crossover showcase.
Sources differ on the engine. Some consider all the MC20 Cielo bundle makes the bounce, together with the twin-turbo 3.0-liter Nettuno V6 making 621 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. It is mentioned engineers will add not less than one electrical motor to bump output to round 800 hp. Others consider it will be the twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 from the Giulia Quadrifoglio, tuned as much as 539 hp and 443 lb-ft within the limited-edition GTAm.
Manufacturing and value guesses are all around the map. Autocar says solely 33 examples are popping out of Modena. Autocar believes every will price greater than 1 million euros ($1.1M U.S.), and every will attain a high pace of 333 kilometers per hour (206 mph) — though the supposed identify will probably be 6C. Italian magazine Quattroroute thinks “just a few dozen” will see life. Both manner, the run is gone, a state of affairs the CEO warned everybody of in February when admitting the automaker was taking deposits earlier than the automotive received the inexperienced gentle, saying, “Will probably be offered out earlier than I unveil the automotive.”