Less roof, more awesome: On the road and track in the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

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To say the Alfa Romeo 4C is an impractical car is an understatement. But it’s also a remarkable car that justifies every bit of inconvenience with thrilling looks and sharp performance. The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider features a removable fabric top that makes it even more impractical, but somehow that just makes it even better. How’s that for Italian exotic logic?

The standard 4C chassis is already quite stiff thanks to its carbon fiber monocoque construction, so the Spider didn’t need to add a bunch of braces to retain its rigidity for its topless transition. At 2,487 pounds (1,128kg), the Spider is only 22 pounds heavier than its fixed roof sibling.

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