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The 4C will be officially unveiled next summer, months earlier than the January 2014 Detroit show
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10 June 2012

The Alfa Romeo 4C will be officially unveiled in production form next summer, months earlier than the January 2014 Detroit show, where it had been tipped to take its public bow.

Insiders have also confirmed that development of the 159-replacing Giulia saloon is on track and will be built at “two global production sites”, which hints at North America as well as Europe.

The 850kg, carbonfibre-bodied 4C and Giulia are vital cars in Alfa Romeo’s relaunch, which will focus primarily on success in North America. The 4C sports car will be the halo car for the brand.

Other Fiat sources also revealed that the 4C’s new 296bhp turbocharged 1750cc engine is destined for other 
Fiat Group models. The aluminium-block engine will be launched in the new Spider, confirmed last week for 2015, and find its way into Dodge, Chrysler/Lancia and Jeep models in a lower state of tune to boost economies of scale.

Fiat chief Sergio Marchionne confirmed last week that he wanted to launch a high-performance SRT version of the new Dodge Dart saloon, and the potent Alfa engine would be a natural fit.

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snipes 15 May 2014

It looks even better now it's made

I can't believe how quickly time has flown, and the 4C looks even more stunning in reality versus the concepts of a couple of years ago.

I think it's the best looking Alfa I've ever seen! If only I had the money to buy one.

Juan Felipe 12 June 2012

Alfa's future

I just hope the information above is right. Alfa needs new products as soon as possible. We will se a wonderful Giulia and a larger sedan for E segment, along with the Giulietta SW, MiTo 5 doors, Spyder, 4C and a C-Segment SUV. For more information about Fiat-Chrysler Group visit my blog:

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LoLLerCoaster 11 June 2012

actually

The body was supposed to be build by dallara  but the collaboration broke down and 4c will be built completely in house by fiat SpA


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