Alfa Romeo 8C has a 6 speed sequential manual transmission that has been mounted in the rear axle to achieve its proper weight distribution, Alfa Romeo 8C has 5 modes of driving, the Manual-Normal, Manual-Sport, Automatic-Normal, Automatic-Sport and Ice.
The wind that lifts cars running at high speed has been reduced with its weight distribution technique making this exotic car run at high speed without you feeling unease.
The high-threshold stability control system of this exotic car combining it with the double-wishbone suspension and equipped with a Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires are one of the big factors in making their traction control better and is what keeps this exotic car on the road.
500 units of Alfa Romeo 8C will be produced and half of them will be distributed in the US.
2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Exotic Car Specs
Drive Type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 3-door hatchback
Engine: DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection
Displacement: 286 cu in, 4691cc
Horsepower: 444 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 354 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual with automated shifting and clutch
PERFORMANCE (C/D EST):
0 to 60 mph: 4.2 sec
0 to 100 mph: 9.5 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.7 sec
Top speed: 181 mph
City driving: 12 mpg
Highway driving: 17 mpg
Alfa Romeo 8C Exotic Car Price: $250,000