Alfa Romeo Spider is a luxurious front-wheel drive sporting cabriolet of class Â«grain of tourismÂ», joint development with a firm Pininfarina.
First this model was shown in 1994 in Paris. Two-seater Spider with a lean back soft top repeats the basic elements of design of Alfa Romeo GTV.
External registration of car is executed in traditionally dynamic style: brand name three-cornered shield with the chrome-plated mount; bumpers and lateral spoilers painted in the color of basket; wedge-shaped basket with smooth, deep lines; large doorway; semi elliptic headlights; the small getting up is in the district of back wheel, passing to the slightly raised back-end of basket. A folding top is provided with an electro mechanic and managed the button on a central cantilever.
Spider is equipped by the spare wheel of ordinary size that can be at pleasure replaced repair kits for repair of wheels and by an electro-compressor, what the volume of luggage rack allows to increase on 45 L.
In standard acquisition included: leather finishing of salon, powered (automatic from the side of driver), external mirrors electrically-actuated and heating, central lock, checking system of verification of pushing a door to and luggage rack, Â«package of smokerÂ». In addition, the special acquisition plugs in itself finishing of salon by the skin of Momo in red or blue tones.
Modernization in 2001 affected power aggregates the number of that is reduced to a total of 2. Base executions are now completed 2,0-with a capacity of one the L. Â«fourÂ» by power of 150 hp, and more high-speed - by 3,0-with a capacity of one the L. motors in 220 hp.
In 2002 appearance of more powerful engines of type of JTS by power of 165 hp and new 3,2-with a capacity of one the new Â«sixÂ» in 250 hp.
In 2003, the model passed restyling. A car got the renewed external design and improved internal interior of salon. Spider is a standard typically the Italian going near the design of sporting machines: expressive sub stamping on a basket and slanting cut of luggage rack.
In the gamut of power aggregates a diesel engine appeared by volume of 2,4 L. by power 200 hp (with a six-stage automatic transmission) and 210 hp (with the transmission of Q - Tronic).
Alfa Romeo Spider is a first-class car, indicative on status and social position of man sitting after the helm of this machine. Deserving heir Giulietta Spider and Duetto - the real idols of the past, becoming the classics of the motor-car world.