Alfa Romeo took to Twitter on Tuesday to verify the reveal of a brand new mannequin on Aug. 30, tipped to be a supercar impressed by the 33 Stradale of the Sixties.
The reveal date is in the identical week because the System 1 Italian Grand Prix at Monza, simply to the north of Alfa Romeo’s hometown of Milan.
The automaker posted a teaser photograph along with the affirmation of the reveal date. Additionally included was the message “The braveness to dream,” in Italian.
The teaser photograph reveals what seems to be a vent, although it is onerous to gauge whether or not the vent is situated on the entrance or rear of the car.
Twitter submit made by Alfa Romeo on July 4, 2023
It isn’t the primary time Alfa Romeo has teased the thriller mannequin.
A video posted final New Yr’s Eve on Alfa Romeo’s Instagram account requested viewers in the event that they have been prepared for 2023 after which ended with the assertion “we’re,” at which level one of many taillights of the brand new mannequin was proven briefly.
The taillight featured a spherical design, just like what Alfa Romeo used on its former 4C sports activities automobile, however a crimson sprint via the center fashioned what seems to be the quantity 6, resulting in rumors the thriller mannequin is a brand new 6C supercar.
Alfa Romeo CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato final summer time hinted that Alfa Romeo may launch a supercar to mark the top of the highway for the internal-combustion engine, because the automaker plans to go the full-electric route beginning in 2026. Because the rumored engine for the automobile is Alfa Romeo’s personal turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6, the 6C title makes lots of sense. The 4C was powered by a turbo-4 and the earlier 8C Competizione by a V-8.
1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale Protipo
Alfa Romeo as not too long ago as 2018 was planning to launch a contemporary 8C supercar powered by the identical V-6. Plans for the automobile, together with a deliberate Giulia-based coupe, have been scrapped the next yr as Alfa Romeo’s guardian firm on the time, Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, entered negotiations a couple of merger with France’s PSA Group. These negotiations resulted within the formation of Stellantis two years later.
Whereas a brand new supercar is not sure, we all know Alfa Romeo is getting ready a subcompact crossover for launch in 2024 as its first EV. The crossover can be a detailed cousin of the Jeep Avenger and not too long ago revealed Fiat 600e.