Alfa Romeo 8C Spider (Convertible) confirmed for 2009

Last we heard of the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider seeing the light of production was in July, where an Italian publication was reported saying that the convertible variant of the 8C Competizione will go into production at the end of 2008.

Well today, Fiat CEO, Segio Marchionne, was talking to a group of financial investors in New York City and revealed to them some of Alfa’s future plans. In the works, confirmed by Marchionne himself, the Alfa Romeo 8C Spider which will go on sale worldwide in 2009.

The Alfa Romeo 8C Spider will cost 20,000 euros more than the 8C Competizione coupe which will go on sale this month in Europe for 165,000 euros.

As with the coupe, Alfa is expected to build 500 units of the convertible variant of the 8C Competizione.

Click here to learn about what else Alfa has planned for its future in the U.S.


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