A Century of Cars: Solido 1996 Alfa Romeo Nuvola
The Alfa Romeo Nuvola concept car was
released at the Paris International Auto Show in 1996. It is a
2-door coupe featuring a 2.5 litre (2492 cc), twin-turbo 60-degree
V6 coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission which puts out 300 PS
(221 kW; 296 hp) at 6000 rpm and 285 lb·ft (386 N·m) at 3000 rpm.
The car has a top speed of 174 mph (280 km/h) and can accelerate
from zero to 60 mph (97 km/h) in six seconds. The Nuvola was named
after the legendary Italian race driver Tazio Nuvolari. The Nuvola
has a front-mounted engine and four wheel drive.
The car is based on a separate tubular aluminium frame with the body made of polyester, designed to handle virtually any body style, from coupe to station wagon.