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4C Spider?

Looks nice if it looks like this:

U Design: The New Alfa Romeo 4C Spider - Carscoop

Different versions to? 'plans to expand the range with Racing, Spider and Stradale versions,'
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Haven't Fiat just signed with Mazda for a new spider?
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I don't believe in to 4C Spider version. Isn't the Duetto that car? A 4C pider defeats its purpose, and I also don't see that technically feasable. The Duetto must have a similar 1.8 TBI, must weigh about 1.000-1.100 kg and must be cheaper (€ 35-40K). Duetto is to replace the Spider, 4C is to replace the Brera, Giulia is to replace the 159. Coupé and Convertible versions of the Giulia are possible if Giulia Sedan and Sportwagon sell well.

I'd say forget the 4C Spider. Maybe a Targa, but it would then be badged Abarth to replace the Barchetta and Coupé. I don't think Mazda will accept Alfa to rebadge the Duetto into a Fiat Barchetta.
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The 4C has been specially designed to accomodate a removable roof. It will likely be more of a targa than a Spider, but it will be coming out.

It is also going to cost at least double what the Spider (an Italian MX-5) is, and is a completely different car. Like comparing an MX-5 to a Cayman.
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I remember seeing pictures of the 4C Spider concept in an Italian car magazine at the airport whilst on holiday over there two years ago. It's definitely on its way. Very sexy indeed. Something the Germans just can't quite manage to get right when it comes to automotive design. I'd take a 4C over a Cayman anyday!
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monocoque lines look designed for targa roof as well
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Either way should be gorgeous, and either way i can't afford lol
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monocoque lines look designed for targa roof as well
Is there room to keep the rigid panel associated with "targa" or will it be a kite like you get on a Lotus?
Not that I can afford one...
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