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Milan-based Touring Superleggera has paid homage to the 1952 Alfa C52 Disco Volante with a new model
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6 March 2012

Milan-based Touring Superleggera has paid homage to the 1952 Alfa Romeo C52 Disco Volante with a new Alfa 8C-based car at the Geneva motor show.

The front-engined, two-seat Disco Volante 2012 by Touring will be built as a “very limited series model”.

Those wanting one must first buy an 8C and Touring — the coachbuilder behind the shooting brake version of the Bentley Continental GT — will then take six months to turn it into a Disco Volante 2012.

It retains the 8C’s 444bhp 4.7-litre V8 but gets hand-beaten aluminium body panels. Carbonfibre is also used on the bodywork.

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Zimmerit 5 March 2012

Re: Geneva 2012: Disco Volante

Ah, another who can read but can't drive.

Queen Vicky 5 March 2012

Re: Geneva 2012: Disco Volante

petrolheadinrussia wrote:
Dear lady - thank you. As always you cut to the quick and hit the nail where it deserves! If I can be so bold - your quote also applies to yourself - meaning your mind!
You're welcome. You ought to think out of the box to see perfect truth ^_^

Queen Vicky 5 March 2012

Re: Geneva 2012: Disco Volante

Zimmerit wrote:
Although I love the thing I have to agree with Disco Stu, much better based on a Brera than having to butcher an 8c. Lets face it a Brera chassis could do with some alloy and carbon added into the mix.
Are you kidding?? Comparing a noble RWD architecture with such improvised FWD piece of junk called Brera and its off-set steering wheel + pedals lol Besides, when driving this car you are supposed to abuse oversteer in order to survive rundabouts or any tight bend for that matter.

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