The Alfa Romeo Brera is a sports car produced under the Italian Alfa Romeo between 2005 and 2010. The Spider roadster was produced between 2006 and 2010. Both models were built by Pininfarina. Sometimes referred to as Project Type or 946th 12,488 units were built of 21,786 units of Brera Spider. The production of both models ceased in late 2010, but continued in other bearing 201. The Brera originally appeared as a concept car in 2002 at the Motor Show in Geneva. It was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro at Italdesign Giugiaro designed.
The concept version was powered by a Maserati V8 engine with 400 hp (290 kW, 390 hp). The Brera was widely known, and production plans were subsequently announced for the year 2005. The Alfa Romeo Brera was introduced in production form at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. He kept the original look from the outside almost exactly but on a much smaller scale, becoming a mid-size coupe of Fiat Premium platform, shared with the Alfa Romeo 159, and designed to replace the outgoing GTV. The version of the Brera Spider convertible was also announced to be released shortly after the coupe and Spider, to replace the existing GTV -based. In Europe, the Brera is available with two petrol engines, the 185 hp ( 136 kW, 182 hp) 2.2-liter JTS 260 hp ( 190 kW, 260 hp) 3.2-liter V6 and a 210 hp ( 150 kW, 210 hp) 2.4-liter JTD turbodiesel. Cars with diesel or 2.2 petrol are front-wheel drive, while the V6 is similar to the 156 and 159 Q4 with a Torsen four-wheel drive system.
For the ” model year ” 2008 Alfa Romeo Brera changes were made to the car to the mechanics and interiors. Version 3.2 -liter V6 is now front-wheel drive version and a four-wheel drive, the top speed of 250 kilometers per hour may be offered. All versions of the model will be equipped with electronic Q2 limited slip differential. With more aluminum parts to reduce the weight of several pounds is reached. These new versions were introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 2008. For the ” model year ” 2009 Alfa Romeo is introducing a new turbocharged petrol engine as ” TBI ” badged, this 1742 cc unit has direct injection and variable valve timing for both intake and exhaust cams.
In the spring of 2008, the Alfa Romeo Brera Special Edition announced. The Romeo -approved limited British version of Alpha Management has been developed by British engineering specialists Prodrive and has been developed to treat criticism of the behavior of the standard car. Components of the suspension and chassis settings selected, and the ‘S’ have changed from the standard car, changing the driving characteristics. Alfa Romeo and Prodrive have been engaged in motorsport, a campaign Alfa Romeo 155 in the BTCC in 1994 and 1995.
In 2009, Alfa Romeo has launched a limited edition Brera and Spider in association with Italia Independent, an Italian design company to life. Limited to 900 units and named after the pair of Alfa Romeo in the project, the question of Alfa Romeo Brera Italia Independent was offered with opaque-painting “Titanium “, 18 ” turbine ” wheels ” of the style of the league and an aluminum filler cap.
The Italia Independent was with 125 kW (170 hp) 2.0 JTDM, 154 kW (210 hp) 2.4 JTDM diesel or 147 kW (200 hp) 1.8 TBI, 136 kW (185 hp) 2.2 JTS 191 kW (260 hp) 3.2 V6 petrol engine and six-speed transmission. Manual, ” Selespeed ” or Q -Tronic automatic transmission options were offered, and the V6 engined car was also available with the system of the Alfa Romeo Q4 four-wheel drive.