2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Changes and Features
For its arrival to the North American, the 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C is ready with some upgrades. This car has been introduced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. There are several 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C changes and the most impressive change is the removable top. This creates a new appearance of a convertible car, making another option to use the car. In addition to this new design, additional bodywork, roll bar hoops and windshield brace are also implemented.
More Changes in 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C
The changes are also done for some elements underneath the bodywork. To support the rigidity of this new 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C, carbon fibre tub is applied. Some new materials make the car have more weight, around 132 pounds. However, the manufacturer makes sure that this extra weight will not interfere with the car’s performance. For the exterior, new headlights are applied. Adding traditional touches sometimes become a surprise for a contemporary stuff. This car has traditional headlights that blend with the unique “alien” like bumper and grille.
Exterior and Interior Designs
Some characters of the 4C coupe are still preserved. The unique front fascia still implements the concept of V-grille. This completes the deeply creased hood. The artistic sloping beltline is applied behind the door to the rear air inlets. Some updates are applied, including the new wheel options, conventional headlights, titanium exhaust system, rear decklid, and roof design. The new 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C is offered in several exterior colors, such as Giallo prototype, basalt grey metallic, Rosso alfa, etc. For more stylish and sporty look, the Giallo prototype is excellent to meet some black accents on the roof, wheels and grilles.
Although there are only slight changes within the car, the interior look seems to be perfect. The 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C spider is completed with leather upholstery for more elegant look. No change is added to the steering wheel. Still, the driver-oriented stack makes it possible to easily run some functions. Then, the mechanical handbrake of the 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C is really proper that is applied within the armrest. Want to try handbrake turns?
2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Features
Some interesting features go with this 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C. Completing the premium interior with leather material, premium Alpine sound system is a new feature added. It comes to serve practical system with the hands-free Bluetooth phone and audio streaming. Some other capabilities such as CD/MP3, iPod interface and USB port are invited. The safety features are interesting enough with the airbags, child seat anchors, headrests, stability and traction control and even tire pressure monitoring.
To Compete the Porsche Boxster GTS and Mercedes Benz SLK350, the 2016 Alfa Romeo 4C features 1.75 L turbocharged engine with inline four cylinder system. To support the fuel efficiency, direct injection and continuously variable valve timing are applied. This engine delivers 240 horsepower (6,000 rpm) and 258 pounds of torque (2,100 to 4,000 rpm). The acceleration is 4.1 second from zero to 60 mph and the top speed is 160 mph.