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4c price revealed £45,000

price of £45,000 about the same as Euro price €53,000

Alfa Romeo 4C price revealed | Auto Express
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price of £45,000 about the same as Euro price €53,000

Alfa Romeo 4C price revealed | Auto Express
Still talking about only 3,500 units. That was supposed to be annually, but so many people are saying it now, though...?
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It's because there are too many journalists who don't proof read before publishing or have no clue what they are talking about.
 
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Ah the usual one magazine copying another trick,

When I've got my allocation of cars I'll know how many they are going to build & when I've got an ordering guide I'll know how much they will be, until then?

It's all crap journalism trying to sell magazines
 
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The thing is Autocar are saying the same.
1000 cars per year, 3500 total.

Unlike the horrendous Auto Express, Autocar seem to know their earholes from their ars*holes most of the time.
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Guys they are going to produce 3,500 cars per year for the world and that's that. Allocations? Who knows.

As for what journalists say.... I will repeat myself: "90% of journalists out there have no clue of what they are writing and/or do not proof read their article well enough before publishing"

At the end of the day...as long as I get my LE in a few months I am happy even if they don't produce any other ;-)
 
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Press release from Italy,



ALFA ROMEO 4C DETAILS ANNOUNCED
 Alfa Romeo 4C marks a return to lightweight sports coupés for the brand
 Advanced materials and construction ensure lightness and rigidity
 Compact, agile and engineered for pure driving satisfaction
 Supercar performance with impressive economy and emissions
 Priced from £45,000 OTR

Designed, engineered and built as a pure driving machine, the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C is an uncompromised thoroughbred that marks the return to the world of lightweight sports coupés for the Alfa Romeo brand. Its natural beauty is defined by function; the need to wrap the engine and chassis in a compact, aerodynamically-efficient shape, making it a worthy descendent of one of the most beautiful coupés of all time: the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale.
Designed and engineered by Alfa Romeo and built at the Maserati plant in Modena, the mid-engined Alfa Romeo 4C employs the latest technologies of Alfa Romeo's newest models: The new, all-aluminium 1750 Turbo Petrol engine; the latest-generation ALFA TCT dry twin clutch semi-automatic transmission and the Alfa D.N.A. driving mode selector - now with a new “Race” mode.
Carbon-fibre was chosen for the one-piece monocoque due its high levels of structural rigidity and exceptionally low weight – just 65kg – and is built using sophisticated Formula 1-derived technologies, evolved especially for Alfa Romeo. SMC (Sheet Moulding Compound), which is lighter than both steel and aluminium, is used for the bodywork while even the thickness of the glass has been slimmed down by 15% to help reduce the Alfa Romeo 4C’s overall weight.
Less than 4m in length and with a wheelbase of 2.38m, the Alfa Romeo 4C’s compact shape accentuates its remarkable agility: With a dry weight of 895kg and a 40:60 front-to-rear weight distribution, the Alfa Romeo 4C is capable of generating 1.1g of lateral acceleration and in excess of 1.2g of deceleration force.
To optimise handling, its double-wishbone front suspension is secured directly to the monocoque while the rear uses a performance-tuned MacPherson arrangement. The brakes, engineered with track use in mind, employ a patented aluminium/cast iron hybrid construction complete with ventilated, cross-drilled 305mm/292mm discs (F/R) clamped by Brembo® calipers. 17-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels are standard, while 18/19-inch wheels with Alfa Romeo’s signature five-hole design are optional.


Power comes courtesy of a new four-cylinder turbo engine which, thanks to its aluminium block, is 22kg lighter than the engine that powers the Alfa Giulietta Cloverleaf. Turbo-charged and with direct injection, this new1750 Turbo Petrol unit sets new torque and specific power records for this size of engine, at over 200Nm- and 137 bhp-per-litre respectively. Its maximum power output is 240 bhp at 6,000 rpm while its maximum torque output is 350Nm (258 lb ft.), available between 2,100 and 4,000 rpm. To underline the flexible nature of this new engine, 80% of its torque is available from just 1800 rpm.
Accelerating from 0-62 mph takes just 4.5 seconds in the new Alfa Romeo 4C and top speed is 160 mph, but this supercar performance isn’t at the expense of the environment. Due to its light weight and advanced engine and transmission technologies, the emissions of the Alfa Romeo 4C fall well within the strict limits of Euro 6. Its official combined-cycle fuel economy figure is 41.5 mpg and its CO2 emissions are just 157g/km.
Being an Alfa Romeo, the driving experience is more than just raw statistics. The exhaust has been tuned to emit a full, rich sound and particular attention paid to the seat design so the movement and reactions of the car can be 'felt' properly. The unassisted steering is progressive, direct and engineered to convey as much feedback and feel as possible. The steering ratio (16:2) is such as to allow 90% of bends to be taken without having to take your hands off the steering wheel. Both brake and throttle response have also been tuned to match the dynamic nature of the Alfa Romeo 4C.
Inside the Alfa Romeo 4C, the exposed carbon-fibre chassis and driver-oriented controls leave you in no doubt as the purposeful nature of the car. In place of traditional dials, a multi-function TFT digital display occupies the instrument panel and the steering wheel is a bespoke, flat-bottomed, two-spoke item with integrated gear-shifter paddles. The remaining controls are grouped together on the tunnel console, including the button-operated ALFA TCT transmission selector and the Alfa D.N.A. system selector, which alters the operational parameters of the engine, transmission, ESC and Electronic Q2 differential depending on the driver’s requirements. Composite bucket seats and aluminium pedals complete the minimalistic, drive-focussed cabin.
The Alfa Romeo 4C offers high levels of customisation including six exterior body colours; three pastel (Black, White and Alfa Red), one metallic (Basalt Grey) and two three-layer metallics (Madreperla White and Competizione Red). There are four different coloured brake calipers available and well as four different upholstery options.
Whilst the all new Alfa Romeo 4C officially goes on sale in the UK in October, due to an exceptionally high demand and limited product availability, prospective buyers are invited to register their interest now for deliveries in late 2014. In total, worldwide production for the Alfa Romeo 4C is limited to just 3,500 units per year
 
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In total, worldwide production for the Alfa Romeo 4C is limited to just 3,500 units per year
Not 3500 in total... it's 3500 per Year...
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As for what journalists say.... I will repeat myself: "90% of journalists out there have no clue of what they are writing and/or do not proof read their article well enough before publishing"
Churnalism!

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At least we can say that Alfa have stuck to their guns on price - Remember reading two years ago that it was going to be £38k + taxes.
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Because I don't speak Italian, the 53.000 euros, is for the 4C with key in hand, in Italy?

I'm reading a Greek magazine and it's price tag here will exceed 80.000 euros (thanks to taxing). I would like one in the near future so I'm thinking of other markets.
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Because I don't speak Italian, the 53.000 euros, is for the 4C with key in hand, in Italy?

I'm reading a Greek magazine and it's price tag here will exceed 80.000 euros (thanks to taxing). I would like one in the near future so I'm thinking of other markets.
Base model is €53.000 + 1.300 registration, tax, etc in Italy
 
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It's because there are too many journalists who don't proof read before publishing or have no clue what they are talking about.
when will they learn not to just crib from each other?
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Brochures and full price list in next two weeks,

UK ordering to open in November
 
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Great. Guaranteed then the reality in Australia for the LE spec, will be A$120,000, if not more.

Not buying the reports it will list between $75k and $100k.

Alfas always sell for a lot more than first predicted in this market.
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Great. Guaranteed then the reality in Australia for the LE spec, will be A$120,000, if not more.

Not buying the reports it will list between $75k and $100k.
Finger's x'd. I contact FCA the other day for clarification on price. They said they announced those prices as a guide. They do not have the final pricing from the factory yet (obviously AR Australia are NOT setting the price). But there is hope.... See below.

See: Alfa Romeo 4C from $75,000 |*CarAdvice

The company’s Australian representative had briefed journalists the night before the car’s unveiling, at the company’s test track in Balocco, northern Italy, to expect a price of between $80,000 and $100,000 for the base car, and $100k to $120k for the exclusive Launch Edition.

But during the presentation for the car, held in a stunning, purpose-built stadium that straddle the test track, Alfa head office announced the 4C would start at just $75,000.

The Australian PR representative, Karla Leach, was seen falling heavily from her seat.
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Kaliber I feel for you guys that are still waiting on news and chance to order.
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@kaliber Yep. The $120k mark for the LE sounds about right for Australia.

I will be very, very surprised if the base model is 75k drive-away. Agree 100k at a minimum.

Hell the V6 Brera was close to that when first launched and that was back in 2006!
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Hmmm.. Not so sure. AR HQ stated it was to be $75k. I think AR are acutely aware that the AR brand doesn't carry the same cache as other "premium" brands and there is a perception as to where the brand sits in Australia.

If you look at the Fiat Abarth 500 SS the price is almost identical in Australia to a similar spec UK 595. AR have been pretty good here with keeping in line with UK pricing too, just look at the Giulietta. I'm hoping that they will do the same with the 4C.

The correspondence I have had with AR in Australia also indicates pricing is being set by AR in Italy, not AR in Australia, which aligns with the news story I posted above.

So hopefully the $75k will be correct for the base model. I know I've got my fingers x'd.
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Okay. Still think 75k drive-away is overly optimistic.

As I said, from painful experience, I've paid through the nose for my past Alfas upon launch.

We shall see.
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