Roadster from Alfa Romeo, built on the platform of the Mazda MX-5, will be executed in its own unique design style and get the original power unit.
It is likely that new car, whose debut is scheduled for 2018-2019 th year, will be known in the last name – Duetto.
Information about that Alfa Romeo and Mazda will be a general model, surfaced about a month ago.
Roadster Alfa Romeo will not copy the model of the MX-5, and will have a unique appearance.
It is possible that for the Italian version of the roadster body to make 2uettottanta style concept developed by studio Pininfarina even in 2010 th year.
The car is likely to receive the name of Duetto.
In 60 -x of the last century under this name he was known Alfa Romeo Spider of the first generation.
Together with the new roadster looks and get a new engine.
According to preliminary information, this role will get 4-cylinder turbocharged engine of 1.7 liters, which will be able to give out 250 horsepower, and, in the roadster, will be installed at the Coupé Alfa Romeo 4C.
In choosing the transmission of Italian and Japanese engineers have not yet come to a consensus.
Rumor has it that Mazda wants to establish a 6 A range “machine» Skyactiv-D self-developed, and the Europeans insist on a robotic gearbox with two clutches.
At the same time, with the help of Skyactiv technologies and abundant use of aluminum in construction, roadster promises to be quite easy.
That its mass is expected to be about a ton.
The first public debut of new items under the guise of Mazda is scheduled for 2018-2019 th year, and the Italians will present his version a year after the Japanese.