New photo reveals finished interior of upcoming Alfa Romeo 4C

This is the interior of the production version of the Alfa Romeo 4C sports car, which is set to be revealed at the Geneva motor show.

It differs dramatically from the version seen in the concept, with a more restrained look that's shared with the Mito and Giulietta

Alfa claims that the layout, materials and features are all "designed and built for maximum driving satisfaction".

The 4C features a carbon monocoque chassis, which is left on display at various points in the cabin to "enhance the sense of light weight, technology and uniqueness".

Both the dashboard and door panels have an asphalt-look finish. The seats, constructed from composite materials to save weight, are claimed to offer a good driving position without compromising comfort.

Alfa states that the dashboard is simple and clear, with digital instruments and wheel-mounted gearshift paddles. The pedals and footrests are fabricated from aluminium.

The new sub-1000kg model, which is powered by a turbocharged 1.7-litre engine, is expected to cost less than £50,000 when it launches in the UK at the end of the year.

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25 February 2013

I don't think there is any other car that excites me more in the future than this one. I like most can't afford the new Maca or Ferrari, but this I can and holy hell an Italian sex machine I can put in my garage.

25 February 2013

Lewis Kingston wrote:

Both the dashboard and door panels have an asphalt-look finish. The seats, constructed from composite materials to save weight, are claimed to offer a good driving position without compromising comfort.

I've seen this asphalt-look finish in a car somewhere before but I can't for the life of me think where?

Nice though to see that it isn't covered in leather or alcantara and the like.

 

 

It's all about the twisties........

25 February 2013

Is it just me, or does the headlights spoil the look a little bit?

25 February 2013

It's not just you, C2_Matt. I agree and it's not just the headlights - the whole thing looks like the aftermath of an explosion in the design department and the cleaner has reassembled all the bits she could find, but not necessarily all from the same vehicle. It's even uglier than a Nissan Juke ...... and that's really ugly.

25 February 2013

Sub-1000kg weight...I wonder if they're really going to able to achieve that? Without compromising refinement too much. And if its going to be able to beat my favourite car...the Porsche Cayman. Looking forward to the test drive!

Cyborg

25 February 2013

I think we'll be looking at ' production fake ', carbon fibre and aluminium detailing etc. Great Alfa styling though. 

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26 February 2013

kcrally wrote:

I think we'll be looking at ' production fake ', carbon fibre and aluminium detailing etc. Great Alfa styling though. 

'The 4C features a carbon monocoque chassis, which is left on display at various points in the cabin to "enhance the sense of light weight, technology and uniqueness".'

The X-Bow derived chassis is indeed a Carbon tub so its true, whilst Alfa have traditionally used fablon stick on carbon trim - this time its the real deal Smile

25 February 2013

I will be honest I was expected a more classy interior than what this is, this interior looks rather bland and cheap (hate to say this but the Giuletta has the nicer interior in my opinion)

I do understand however to make this car affordable sacrifices had to be made and they chose the interior.

also curious will they actually let you turn off the traction control the DNA system in other Alfa's they do not allow it.

25 February 2013

What have they done to the wing mirrors?  the concept car looked compact, le man esque, now it looks like a childs toy,  

I have owened Alfa's for the last 20 years, own 2 Guiletta's at the moment, and will canceling my 4C order.  

 

Absolute disaster, 

25 February 2013

You've cancelled an order for quite possibly the world's most beautiful sports car because of the wingmirrors?

God help you. 

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