Alfa-Romeo Disco Volante

In the first edition of the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante was produced as a sports car from 1952 to 1953 and polarized the world of sports cars of yesteryear. With a drag coefficient of 0.3 put the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante standards. The available as coupe and convertible sports car was motorized by a 4-cylinder engine with 1.9 liter displacement. The top speed of the "flying saucer " called car is 255 km / h To the Geneva Motor Show 2013, the FIAT daughter presented a new development that builds on the sonorous name Alfa Romeo Disco Volante and comes up with a similar lines as the priceless vintage cars. Based on the Alfa Romeo 8C sports car based on the sleek coupe will be produced as a small series. The drive unit has been adopted, so that under the elongated bonnet of the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante a 4.7 liter V8 petrol engine, which holds around 450 hp and 480 Nm of torque. Traditionally, the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante car is driven by the rear wheels and driven with a 6-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel. Slip differential, independent suspension and a chassis made of aluminum and carbon fiber are standard of the Alfa Romeo Disco Volante.