The Alfa Romeo 6C – a V6-engined battling to the Jaguar F-Type and Porsche 911 – is due to access in aboriginal 2020 afterward a motor appearance admission in the abutting 24 months, says affability aggregation Pogea Racing.
Following in the footsteps of the 8C, the 6C will be called afterwards the cardinal of cylinders beneath the bonnet, advertence that the 503bhp V6 from the Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio will be used. Electrification isn’t disqualified out, but an all-electric powertrain would acceptable be sidestepped – Maserati will accompany the all-electric Alfieri to bazaar in the aforementioned year, so the two would acceptable clash.
It’ll sit aloft the four-cylinder 4C and act as a aura car in the brand’s ambit of sporting-oriented mass-market models – a battling to the accessible Toyota Supra. The 4C is additionally due a brace abutting year, with improvements to the abeyance and steering.
Although the antecedent of the advice is not appear by the German affability outfit, it’s claimed that they are alive carefully with the project, and are agog about the car, suggesting a high-level Alfa Romeo executive. An Alfa Romeo agent declared the claims as speculation, but didn’t aphorism out the achievability of a sports car in the future.
Alfa Romeo’s new advance is additionally giving bearing to a Formula One accouterments – the cast accepted its affiliation with chase aggregation Sauber, and it’s acceptable that the road-going archetypal will at atomic be marketed with a claimed access from the motorsport.
The aftermost time Alfa Romeo entered such a bazaar was in 2007, back it produced the Ferrari V8-engined 8C, which was bound to 500 units worldwide. It’s not yet accepted if the 6C would be produced in bound number, or as a fully-blown assembly model.
In the deathwatch of FCA’s Mazda MX-5 circuit off actuality badged the Fiat 124, the cast is said to be exploring the abstraction of a almsman to the Brera coupé and Spider, admitting with added ability and beneath weight to abode the criticisms of those models. Actuality a V6, it’ll acceptable arch the gap amid the entry-level 4C and the supercar-baiting 8C of aftermost decade.
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