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Old 3rd August 2009, 21:43   #1
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Default The achingly beautiful Alfa Romeo 8C Spider launched!

Source:The Alfa 8C Spider could be the most expensive Alfa Romeo in history at $ 300,000
Car enthusiasts around the world would just love to get their hands on the new Alfa 8C spider. This car is universally admired for its drop-dead gorgeous looks, open air design and high level engineering that gives power to this magnificent beauty. Only a lucky 500 can actually get their hands on the Alfa 8C and just 35 Americans will get lucky amongst this. Such luxury and good looks obviously come for a price and the Alfa 8C is set to retail at $ 300,000. With the cost of production and the current economic conditions, the Alfa 8C Spider is said to be the most expensive Alfa Romeo the company has ever produced. Whoever can afford this car, surely has a lot of money to splurge on luxury
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Nice, I like it!But is it worth $300K, I'm not too sure. Reminds me of the Saturn Sky, for some reason.
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Nice, I like it!But is it worth $300K, I'm not too sure.
No doubt it is drop dead gorgeous but it's not worth it at all!! It's as expensive as the LP640 and the specs just don't justify the hefty price tag. It's just a 4.7L V8 that churns out 450bhp!
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No doubt it is drop dead gorgeous but it's not worth it at all!! It's as expensive as the LP640 and the specs just don't justify the hefty price tag. It's just a 4.7L V8 that churns out 450bhp!
Exactly.There are cars in the similar range for well under $100K. Anyways,there obviously are 350 individuals who can afford this machine,and love it for their own reasons.
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Drop dead gorgeous for sure. The 8C itself was a beauty, the Spider goes one level up. But then the price for this one is a joke really.
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Definitely a beauty, but with this price and only 35 americaos selected for it, m sure this must've specialties commanding this uniqueness. Will update here If I get any info on it.
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nice looker in general - but in my opinion slightly corvettish or chryslerish somewhere.
not the typical italianate good looks according to me - cannot spot any thing close to some of the examples of Giugiaro or Bertone or Pininfarina. any idea whose design this car is?
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Looks are near perfect, the prices are near to ridiculous!
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nice looker in general - but in my opinion slightly corvettish or chryslerish somewhere.
not the typical italianate good looks according to me - cannot spot any thing close to some of the examples of Giugiaro or Bertone or Pininfarina. any idea whose design this car is?
Alfa 8C designer departs - Latest Car News from 4Car

It was designed in house at the Alfa Romeo Styling Centre.Even won the Auto Epxress Best Design of the year 2008 award!
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