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8C (Competizione/Spider)

The 8C was a sports car built by Alfa Romeo built between 2007 and 2010. Its two models are the Competizione (competition) and the Spider (convertible), of which only 500 each were produced. They were manufactured in the Maserati plant in Modena, Italy, due to the 8C and the GranTurismo sharing platforms.

Under The Hood

Under the hood of an Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

The 8C is powered by a 4.7L V8 which is produced by Ferrari. The engine has variable timing intake valves and a compression ratio of 11.3:1.