Alfa Romeo Style Centre and Compagnia Ducale have unveiled a 4C-inspired bicycle dubbed 4C IFD, which will be available from December with a base price of 3,500 EUR (£2,950).
The 4C IFD bicycle is entirely crafted by hand in Italy with acronym IFD standing for ‘Innovative Frame Design’, placing the accent on the intensive research aimed at making the frame as light as possible.
The innovative “C”-shaped cross-section of the frame introduces a carbon-fibre half-tube structure made of the same high-tech material used for the chassis of the Alfa Romeo 4C for the first time in the world.
The chainset and the saddle form structural strength points joined by steel tie-rods which enhance the special construction of the frame.
The limited-edition 4C bicycle is is priced from 3,500 EUR (£2,950), but can go all the way to 9,000 EUR (£7,580), according to equipment. Yes the equipment can add a whopping 5,500 EUR.
The Alfa Romeo 4C will go on sale in UK in October with prices starting from £45,000. Power comes from a mid-mounted 240bhp 1.75-litre turbo petrol linked to TCT twin-clutch gearbox, with power sent to the rear wheels, enabling the 895kg sports car hit 0-62mph in just 4.5 seconds and continue to a top speed of 160mph.