In an ideal world, these prototypes can be manufacturing vehicles.
Again in the summertime of 2014, Automotive and Driver first reported Alfa Romeo would possibly launch a hardcore Quadrifoglio model of the 4C sports activities automobile. FCA’s analysis and growth boss on the time, Harald Wester, commented that the automobile is “solely at 136 horsepower per liter, so there may be house.” We have been all tremendous excited however, in typical FCA trend, nothing official occurred after that.
Quick ahead to current day, the Italian-American firm now has a powerful assortment of classic manufacturing and idea vehicles from all its manufacturers below the Heritage HUB facility. A brand new 20-minute video particulars a number of the vehicles in that assortment and there’s a giant shock. As found by Jalopnik, the Heritage HUB additionally options not one, however two prototypes of the aforementioned Alfa Romeo 4C QV.
First, be sure that to leap to the 10-minute mark on the video above – that’s concerning the second the 2 vehicles present up for the primary time. There’s one crimson and one white vehicles, each that includes fairly aggressive exterior upgrades over the common mannequin. These embrace a carbon fiber splitter for the entrance bumper and a brand new diffuser for the rear, in addition to an enormous adjustable wing on the again.
A extra detailed inspection additionally reveals a couple of further air openings within the hood and entrance fenders. Additionally, you possibly can’t miss the four-leaf clover badges above the entrance wheel arches that are a transparent giveaway these are certainly 4C Quadrifoglio prototypes. We don’t know what’s hiding below the hood, nevertheless it’s protected to imagine the vehicles function an upgraded 1.75-liter four-cylinder engine with greater than the inventory 237 horsepower (177 kilowatts).
See Spy Images Of The 4C QV:
Why these vehicles by no means reached the meeting strains? Frankly, we’ve no ample reply. It’s most likely too late now, however we nonetheless have our fingers crossed this isn’t a closed challenge for FCA. Ensure that to tell us within the remark part beneath for those who occur to know extra about these to prototypes.
Supply: Masterpilot Emiliano Perucca Orfei on YouTube by way of Jalopnik
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