The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione is a sports car produced between 2007 and 2009 with a total production number of 500 units. Alfa Romeo shares the platform previously utilised by the Maserati Coupe. The 4.7L V8 engine is also fitted in the Maserati GranTurismo S.
Need for Speed: Shift
The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione has a decent acceleration and good top speed. Its handling is typical for a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive car; players can exit corners at a high speed as long as the player does not enter the corner at an inappropriate speed. It can be upgraded with a Works conversion kit in both games.
Need for Speed: World
The 8C Competizione was added into the dealership on January 3rd, 2012, making it the first car to be released that year.
It initially appeared as a tier 3 vehicle. It was retired on June 23rd, 2012, but was temporarily featured as a Top-Up gift. On August 22nd, 2012, it was re-released in the car dealer and featured as an A class vehicle.
The 8C has an extremely responsive handling and a lot of traction. It is one of the best handling A class cars, besides the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. It has mediocre acceleration and a weak nitrous boost though. Top speed is 216 mph (348 km/h).
The 8C is very useful for difficult race routes, where faster accelerating cars can be outperformed in low-speed corners.
|The Red style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs 4900. It was made available on January 3rd, 2012.
|The Black style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs 950,000.
It was initially released on September 26th, 2014 as part of a special weekend only rotation.
On June 24th, 2015, its price was lowered from 1,900,000 as part of the End of the World event.
|The A-Spec style is a Best in Class car that costs 1,425,000. It was released on June 24th, 2015 as part of the End of the World event.
|The A-Spec style is a Best in Class car that costs 13800. It was released on December 16th, 2012 and was the first featured car as part of the Best in Class series.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)
The 8C Competizione appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Performance Series racer vehicle, and as an SCPD Highway Patrol unit. The racer variant can only be unlocked through purchasing the Limited Edition release, but the SCPD unit can be unlocked upon accumulating 275,000 cop bounty.
The car is depicted in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit with a responsive steering, which is useful for performing drifts. It can hit a top speed of 195 mph (315 km/h) with the use of nitrous. The 8C Competizione is competitive in race events but may be lacking to a few cars such as the Ford Shelby GT500 (2010), acceleration-wise.
|Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) - Statistics|
|Purchase the Limited Edition release||Performance Series||181 mph (291 km/h)||$200,000||RWD|
|Earn 275,000 cop bounty||Highway Patrol||450 bhp @ 7,000 rpm||4.2 seconds||2007|
Shift 2: Unleashed
The 8C Competizione appears in Shift 2: Unleashed with a C 910 performance rating and 3.69 handling rating. Players can purchase it at the cost of $154,000.
Need for Speed: The Run
The 8C Competitzione also appears as a tier 5 and tier 6 vehicle. They are only available by purchasing the Italian pack and completing certain goals.
The tier 5 "Serpent" produces 721 bhp at 7,000 rpm and a "Normal" handling rating. It is unlocked upon beating 20 multiplayer objectives in Italian Motor Racing playlist.
The tier 6 "NFS Edition" produces 901 bhp at 6,800 rpm and a "Challenging" handling rating. It is unlocked upon beating 10 multiplayer objectives in Italian Motor Racing playlist.
- The Competizione in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) can be selected with a Black, Competizione Red, Gloss Red or Gloss Yellow body paint colour.
|Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione (Model Range)|
|8C • Spider|