Atelier Carrozeria Touring revived Alfa Disco Volante

Italian bodybuilder studio Carrozeria Touring Superleggera of Milan has brought to Geneva a conceptual coupe Disco Volante 2012, the name of which translates as “flying saucer.” The car is built in honor of the concept Alfa Romeo Disco Volante 1952, established at the time on the basis of the vehicle Alfa 1900. Now, 60 years later, history is repeating itself. Only this time, at the heart of the platform and the compartment units from modern Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. The engine – 4.7-liter petrol V8 450 hp (370 nm) is located behind the front axle, and thrust is transmitted to the rear wheels through a 6-speed semi-automatic transmission. It is noteworthy that the company decided on the limited edition 2012 Disco Volante, body panels which are made by hand. In the assembly of a coupe takes about 4000 hours, so willing to spend on it will have to wait at least eight months. The cost of the car is not specified.


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