Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring

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Alfa Romeo Disco Volante
Geneva MotorShow 2013 - Touring Superleggera Disco Volante.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerCarrozzeria Touring
Production2013
DesignerCarrozzeria Touring[1]
Body and chassis
ClassExperimental
Body style2-door coupé
2-door spider
LayoutFront-engine, rear-wheel-drive
RelatedAlfa Romeo 8C Competizione
Alfa Romeo 8C Spider
Powertrain
Engine4.7 L F136 YC V8
Transmission6-speed sequential paddle-shift
Dimensions
Wheelbase2,640 mm (103.9 in)
Length4,610 mm (181.5 in)
Width2,032 mm (80.0 in)
Height1,309 mm (51.5 in)

The Alfa Romeo Disco Volante by Touring is a two-seater coupé, built by Carrozzeria Touring in 2013. It is based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione.

The model name is derived from the Disco Volante of the 1950s. Equipped with a front-central engine of 4.7 L of displacement, it delivers 450 PS (331 kW; 444 hp) and 480 N⋅m (354 lbf⋅ft) of torque. The Disco Volante is rear wheel drive with sequential six-speed gearbox. The transmission is a transaxle with limited-slip differential, while the suspension is independent quadrilateral and made of aluminium.

The car is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 291 km/h (181 mph). The last of only 8 built coupés was delivered in 2019.

Spyder[edit]

Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder

A Spyder version of Disco Volante was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016. A limited series of only seven cars will be manufactured.[2] This is based on Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione Spider chassis.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Registro Internazionale Touring Superleggera". Archived from the original on 12 March 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Alfa Romeo Disco Volante Spyder by Touring - World premiere at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show" (PDF). www.touringsuperleggera.eu (Press release). Carrozzeria Tpuring Superleggera S.r.l. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016.