Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione
is beautiful. Who would think that modifying those voluptuous curves is a good idea? Italian firm Touring Superleggera did, and they've
decided to put their 8C-based Disco Volante 2012 into very
The Disco Volante 2012 was created to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the (the original Disco Volante). Touring Superleggera's carbon fiber body
features similar front fenders to those on the original DV, covering the tops of the front wheels, and also has a more angular, tapered rump that the coachbuilder describes as a, "pronounced muscular rear end treatment leaving no doubts about the car's intentions." Does that sound risqué to
Inside, the new Disco Volante gets red ambient LED lighting, black Alcantara seats (the show car had LED text displays in said seats, which looked more discotheque than Disco Volante), and airplane-inspired dashboard controls. The 8C's 4.7-liter, 450-hp, Ferrari-derived V8 is left untouched, because why mess with success?
Prospective buyers need to be patient. The conversion process takes six months at the Touring Superleggera factory in Milan, and pricing is "on demand." That's short for, "if you have to ask..."