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The new Romeo Spider will lightweight engineering and modern with an accessible chassis and a output of 168bhp when it on sale in late 2015.

on the next-generation Mazda MX-5 and to be built in Japan, the new Spider s is close to final sign-off.

The is that of Marco Tencone, chief at Alfa Romeo and and his team at Fiat s Centro and a satellite studio in Japan.

s most recent cars are the 4C sports car and the new Maserati Quattroporte and saloons. Pininfarina, which the original boat-tail Duetto in the is understood not to be involved in the design of the new despite creating the striking Duettotanta concept.

The Duettotanta blended the slender proportions of the original with body surfacing. Insiders say Stile strived for months to the design work on a production

It is likely that Tencone take a similar approach for the new looking at historic design but with a very modern just as the 33 Stradale has been for the 4C.

The new Spider definitely won t be retro in said a well placed The Spider has to be contemporary and must fit the range with the modern 4C.

Another source added: It have been easy to go for a boat-tail design, but how would fit in with the 4C and today s Alfa

Among the design features are understood to feature on the new Spider are headlamp clusters, which help to give the roadster appeal than the hardcore, 4C, which is set to go on sale later year.

The 4C features a single-projector five circular LED running and an indicator bulb set in a contrast-coloured

The Spider s front end will be by an Alfa shield grille by lower air intake whiskers , but the will be more subtle that employed on the 4C.

The Alfa and will share windscreens, structure, front bulkhead, compartments and front and rear Although both cars be about four metres and 1.7 metres wide, the Alfa s is said to make it a few centimetres than the more minimalist Both cars will be tipping the scales at 1000-1100kg, to a large proportion of high-strength in the body structure.

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars

Although the inner structures of the two cars will be shared to costs down, sources say won t have any external panels in They ll have different said one.

The Spider also be powered by its own engines. one capacity is being engineered for a version of the turbocharged 1.4 TB MultiAir, is offered in the Giulietta in two power of 119bhp or 168bhp. The Spider s is understood to be the more powerful

Although the Spider will longitudinal engine installation, Romeo sources say the TB unit can be to fit. It will be mated to a dual-clutch automatic gearbox.

Given the variation of major commonality between the Spider and the will be relatively low, at 40 per cent. A more typical for joint-platform projects is 60 per cent.

The will be given its own chassis once development work The current thinking is to give the accessible suspension settings on everyday driving to distinguish it the hardcore 4C.

But we haven t started on it yet, said one source. We re on the 4C at the moment.

It also looks the Alfa and Mazda roadsters be launched separately. The Mazda is for an early 2015 reveal, but the could be held back November.

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars
Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Electric Cars

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