Speed, power and performances in the foreground
Dynamic, powerful, responsive, designed and built for speed, sports cars are models that give exciting driving experiences. Always synonymous with freedom and resolution fast cars combine sportiness with elegance and they are often inspired by racing models, characterized by power, lightness and aerodynamic shapes. Performing engines, excellent roadholding, technological content, forms of design increasingly bold and sophisticated are the distinctive traits of the sports cars.
HOW TO CHOOSE A SPORTS CAR
Whatever the motorization, the model or the version, for those who love speed the sports cars are the perfect solution, today even for getting around the city. The dynamic and safe driving experience can be an opportunity to express a confident personality, even on the road. Sports cars are not simply a successful segment in the automotive market, are also the choice of a lifestyle. But which fast cars fit best with our attitudes and our driving style? The segment today offers a wide variety of models with ad hoc customizations. Before choosing there are different factors to be considered such as aesthetic taste, optional, habitability, motorizations and options for traction (front, back or all-wheel drive).
SPORTS CARS TYPES. ROADSTER, COUPE’, SPORTS SEDAN, SPORTS SUV, SPIDER AND HATCHBACK
There are different models and versions that characterize the sports cars segment. A significant model of fast cars is the so-called roadster, a two-seater model equipped with a soft and foldable roof. Another significant example of sports cars, which is suitable for short trips, is the coupé. This type of fast car is a sort of sports version of a sedan born as a "closed" car, usually with two doors and a small rear seat that can accommodate two additional passengers. Different design and functionality for sports sedans, which are ideal for those who move in the city traffic, while sports SUV are instead models suitable for those who want to combine a sports guide with the comfort of longer trips. The spiders, on the other hand, distinguished by the convertible two-seater body, are particularly agile cars and their design often pays homage to the old historical models of racing. A type of sports car with sedan body that adds to the performance of sports sedans the functionality of station wagons, are instead the hatchbacks. They are specific car configurations with two-box design, characterized by a wide rear door.
ENGINES AND POWER. INSPIRED BY RACING CARS
Sports cars travel with the most innovative and efficient combustion engines with different displacements, each calibrated to precise driving needs and specific consumption requests. Common and fundamental characteristic of all the sports cars is in fact the engine, usually very powerful. Pickup, acceleration, strong road holding and that unmistakable rumble are guaranteed in driving performance where speed is a determining factor. Not by chance the best sports cars on the market are often designed, developed and customized with the collaboration of professionals working in the field of technology, design and engineering of Formula 1. Many car manufacturers collaborate with teams of engineers and designers from the racing cars world whose are committed to defining unique liveries and to developing increasingly powerful, fast and performing models.
DESIGN AND DETAILS. STYLE AND TECH OF SPORTS CARS
With their curvy shapes, compact body and original liveries the sports cars stand out for sharper lines and often unique bright colours. They are rather lowered models, with an extended front and an aerodynamic profile, designed to increase their speed. In addition to the exterior design, the aesthetic style of a sport utility vehicle is recognized for its customizations, the choice of interior materials such as leather or Alcantara, carbon fiber inserts and exclusive details, like dedicated badges and wide wheels. Sports cars also have a strong technological connotation, often with the presence of advanced navigation and infotainment systems and features for driving assistance.
ALFA ROMEO SPORTS CARS. THE RANGE OF THE MOST COMPETITIVE MODELS
Alfa Romeo offers a selected range of sports cars that ensure high performances, class and innovation, showing sophisticated design and technological nature. Among the best sports cars of the segment those signed Alfa Romeo stand out for their exclusive customizations and advanced engines. The Alfa Romeo sports cars are represented by the Quadrifoglio models and Giulia GTA.
GIULIA AND STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO
The Quadrifoglio is the emblem that distinguishes Alfa Romeo most competitive models. Born as a sporting legend in 1923, it became the symbol of excellence of its range. This mark pays homage to the great GP races of the past and signs the most sporty models of Giulia and Stelvio, two more daring and gritty versions, respectively the sedan and the SUV. These two models present exclusive details for the exterior, such as the four-tip exhaust system with its specific extractor integrated in the rear bumper and refined materials for the interior, as carbon fiber, leather and Alcantara.
Born to celebrate the 110th Alfa Romeo anniversary, this exclusive model is a hymn to speed, the celebration of the car racings of the 60’s, bringing back a legend of its history and of motoring, the iconic Giulia GTA. Produced in 500 units only this special car stands out for even more power and a reducing weight, bringing the sporty driving experiences at the highest levels. This thanks to an enhanced Bi-Turbo engine and the adoption of ultralight materials such as carbon fiber, aluminium and composites that achieves an outstanding weight/power ratio.