Customers will now be able to pick from two headlight designs for the new Alfa Romeo 4C
The original style of lights, seen here, will remain standard on the 4C coupé
A more conventional headlight cluster, which was seen on the 4C Spider concept at the Geneva motor show
The Spider concept shares the coupé's platform and powertrain
The 4C Spider has a removable canvas roof and weighs some 60kg more than the coupé
The 4C Spider is due to go into production in 2015
"The Spider will only be offered with its standard lights, however", an Alfa spokesperson added.
The Alfa Romeo 4C's headlights had proven to be one of the most controversial aspects of the car's design.
Buyers will now be able to pick from two headlight designs – the standard ones currently offered and those seen on the Spider
Alfa's £45,000 sports car is powered by a 237bhp turbocharged 1.7-litre four-cylinder engine and is capable of 0-62mph in 4.5sec.
It reputedly weighs just 895kg, thanks to the extensive use of lightweight aluminium and carbonfibre.