Alfa Romeo Spider

30 Jan 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Alfa Romeo Spider

The is the cheapest of this group by There is, however, the V6 version all-wheel-drive at $94,990, as tested in Car of the Year awards last

Because of time constraints, an was not available for this test.

So the 2.2-litre, four-cylinder in this Around town, it gets with the job nicely but performance will likely prefer the and aural pleasure of the V6. The 2.2-litre power deficit is most on our hilly test loop.

That said, we recorded an time for our uphill 0-100kmh in the six-speed manual version (an manual, which Alfa Selespeed, will be available this year), which is in this company.

But acceleration is one part of performance. The Alfa corners with finesse and the feels superb, if a little too at times. The shift action of the manual has a precision feel overall, you feel connected to the

The Alfa’s cabin is a work of art. The rich smell of leather overwhelms the senses (a incentive to drive with the down) and exudes a quality

The Spider is also well There are stereo controls on the wheel, which has excellent and reach-adjustment, and there are large, wiper, headlight and cruise stalks. Manual-electric tilt are standard, as is a starter button.

The brushed-metal dash fascia great – until the is lowered. Then sunlight a stunning glitch: the dash like a large mirror, into the driver’s face. The don’t pivot outwards as do on some other convertibles.

There is marginal storage in the door pockets and centre but large storage bins the seats. A wind deflector and spare wheel are both as are five airbags (the is a knee airbag for the driver).

The steering takes some used to but the suspension absorbs at highway speeds surprisingly However, the suspension tends to over low-speed bumps.

Alfa Romeo Spider

Engine: 2.2 litre four-cylinder

136kW at 6500rpm

Torque: at 4500rpm

Transmission: six-speed

Fuel economy: 9.4 litres/100km

circle: 10.7m

Safety: airbags, stability control

Alfa Romeo Spider
Alfa Romeo Spider
Alfa Romeo Spider
Alfa Romeo Spider
Alfa Romeo Spider
Tagged as:

Other articles of the category "Alfa Romeo":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts

Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Car Catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars