For over 40 years the sporty convertible Alfa Romeo Spider is performed in the model program of the Italian car manufacturer. Just in time for convertible season came in 2007, the third generation model of the Alfa Romeo Spider on the market. The Alfa Spider called the first generation of fans and great-Spider or the "old Spider", was built from 1966 to 1993 with almost unchanged appearance. Older models like the Alfa Romeo Spider Fastback are now coveted as a vintage car. In almost 30 years of production only three facelifts Alfa Spider on the first generation have been made. In 1993, a completely new Alfa Romeo Spider (based on the Alfa GTV) on the market. The sellers of this model is the 150 bhp Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0 TS 16V. The most powerful 240 hp engine power has the Alfa Romeo Spider 3.2 V6 24V. At the Geneva Motor Show 2006, the new Alfa Spider, which is based on the Alfa Romeo Brera was first presented to the public. 2007 came with the Alfa Romeo Spider 2.4 JTDM diesel vehicle, the first of Alfa-series convertible on the market, as the 170-horsepower diesel Tiebwerk an economical diesel engine was in 2009 with the 2.0 JTDM 16V to the side. In parallel, the petrol engine range was expanded sense to the 200 hp 1.8 TBi petrol engine 16, which provides an alternative mean of the roadster.