2014 Alfa Romeo 4C super compact tries to impress Germans
When the all-new 2014 Alfa Romeo super compact sports car made its global debut in Geneva last month it created quite a stir. After all, the brand was marking the return of the Italian brand in the United States with the new sports car. Now the Germans get a chance to take a look at the new Alfa Romeo 4C for the first time as it makes the premiere at the Techno Classica Essen scheduled for April 10-14. But will the German public be excited to see the new Italian sports car?
The Germans know performance
How can the Germans get excited about the 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C when they have a whole host of the best performance cars made right in their own country? Taking a look at a partial list of cars makes us wonder. It starts with Mercedes-Benz who offers the AMG line with the SLS AMG. It has 638 hp and can sprint from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds. And we can’t forget about BMW who offers the M3 with V8 power and does not disappoint. BMW also has the M5 that is one of the fastest sedans on the planet. It’s 5.0-liter V10 pumps out 500 hp.
If that isn’t enough, the Germans also have Audi who makes the R8 sports car that comes with V8 power that produces 414 hp and a sprint time of 0-60 in 4.4 seconds and top speed of 187 mph. And lest we forget about the Porsche brand who has a whole stable of cars and SUVs. The most notable is the Porsche 911 GT2 RS which is the fastest sports car listed here. It comes with a massive 620 horsepower and can reach speeds of 202 mph.
Techno Classica Essen exhibits vintage and classic automobiles