Alfa Romeo Scighera

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Alfa Romeo Scighera
Alfa Romeo 164 Q4 Italdesign Scighera.jpg
Manufacturer Italdesign Giugiaro
Also called Italdesign Scighera
Production 1997
Assembly Turin, Italy
Designer Fabrizio Giugiaro
Body and chassis
Class Concept car
Body style 2-door coupé
Platform Mid-engine, all wheel drive
Engine 3.0 L (2959 cc) twin turbo V6
Transmission 6-speed sequential manual[1]
Wheelbase 2,590.8 mm (102.00 in)
Length 4,318 mm (170.00 in)
Width 1,981.2 mm (78.00 in)
Height 1,143 mm (45.00 in)
Curb weight 1,447 kg (3,190 lb)

The Alfa Romeo Scighera is a functional, futuristically styled concept car designed and constructed by Italdesign of Turin, Italy in 1997. The Scighera is derived from the 164, and has an all aluminium body and frame structure is made of aluminium-carbon fibre composite,[2] and powered by an Alfa Romeo 3.0 L (180 cu in) twin turbo V6 engine. The engine produced a maximum power output of 400 hp (300 kW; 410 PS) at 7,500 rpm.[3] The car accelerates from 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds and had a top speed of 186 mph (299 km/h). The all wheel drive system was derived from the 155.[4] Italdesign was considering a small-scale production, but it never happened.[1]

Other Media[edit]

The car is featured in the 1998 racing video game Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit as the Italdesign Scighera, but only in the PC version.[5] The PlayStation version features the Nazca C2 instead.


  1. ^ a b "AutoRAI 2003: the concept cars". Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Alfa Romeo Concept Cars". Archived from the original on 17 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  3. ^ "1997 Italdesign Scighera". Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  4. ^ "ALFA ROMEO SCIGHERA". Archived from the original on 2006-11-28. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 
  5. ^ "Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit". Archived from the original on 18 April 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-26. 

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