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Friday, October 18, 2013

Alfa Romeo 4C Sets Record at Nurburgring


Alfa Romeo released a video of its new 4C sport car setting a record laptime at the Nürburgring circuit. Driven by the expert driver and journalist Horst von Saurma, the Alfa Romeo 4C completed one lap of the Nordschleife section in just 8'04'', a record for cars under 250 HP.



This time beats a slew of more powerful cars. Take a look at how the Alfa Romeo 4C stacks up against the competition:

8:04 - Alfa Romeo 4C, 240 PS
8:05 - Porsche Cayman S, 325 PS (sport auto 06/13)
8:05 - BMW M3, 420 PS (sport auto 12/07)
8:05 - BMW M5, (5th Gen)560 PS (sport auto 09/12)
8:05 - Mercedes CLK 63 AMG Black Series, 507 PS(sport auto 03/08)
8:05 - Ferrari 575M Maranello F1, 580 PS(sport auto 12/02)
8:05 - Porsche 997 Carrera S, (WHEELS 06/04)
8:05 - Porsche 997 Carrera S, 355PS(sport auto 05/05),
8:06 - Porsche Cayman R, 330 PS(sport auto 10/10)
8:09 - Honda NSX-R, 320 PS(sport auto 08/02)
8:10 - Chrysler Viper GTS, 411 PS(sport auto 10/97)
8:10 - Porsche Cayman R, 330 PS(sport auto 10/10)
8:10 - Porsche Boxster S, 310 PS (www.sueddeutsche.de/automobil/372/449102/text/11/)
8:11 - Porsche Cayman S, 295 PS(sport auto 07/05)
8:12 - Porsche 993 Turbo (sport auto 03/97)
8:41 - Lotus Elise SC, 220 PS (AutoBild sportscars 08/08)

The Alfa Romeo 4C is expected in the US during the second quarter of 2014.


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