The Alfa Romeo Spider 2.2 JTS is a two door convertible with a four cylinder 16 valve inline engine, putting out a horse power of 185 hp at 6500 rpm taking the car from 0 – 60 in 8.8s and reaching a maximum speed of 138mph. the Alfa Romeo Spider 2.2 JTS has a starting price of £25,374.
The Alfa Romeo 2.2 JTS has a short wheel base. It was developed from the Brera coupe and has a look that entices one to drive. Compact on the outside yet spacious on the inside it is indeed a work of art with performance that lives up to the Italian expectation of a sports car. The 2.2 JTS takes driving to a whole new level and you can hear the 185 horse power engine purr. When individuals go for a car they focus on looks, the looks of the 2.2 JTS brings out your personality and the drop top gives you expression.
The interior of the Alfa Romeo spider leaves you with a warm feeling. It has cozy leather seats, easy to reach buttons and a host of accessories. With the roof up sufficient head room is made available for tall people. The Spider comes with standard features such as; Air conditioning, CD player, Power windows, Power retractable roof, Central lock, Alarm system, Leather seats, Cruise control, Stability control, ABS, Traction control, Reverse censor, Air bags, Electronic force distribution and an Electronic mirror just to mention a few.
The top of the Spider 2.2 JTS folds easily with a flick of a button mounted on the gear lever. The top folds back neatly into a space behind the rear seats in less than 25 seconds. Unlike some other convertibles the roof of the spider 2.2 JTS does not change the capacity of the 200 ltre load area when it is up or down.
With a 2.2 litre engine the Alfa Romeo spider might not be the fastest car out their but the energy is intimidating making 0 – 60 in 8.8 seconds reaching a maximum speed of 138 miles per hour. The four cylinder inline engine matches balance with performance. The engine is mounted in the front and has a front wheel drive that handles fairly, making difficult and tight corners with ease but a little under–steer.
The Alfa Romeo 2.2 is a far cry from the top notch sport cars out there, but with a starting price of £25,374 the experience is worth every penny. The Alfa Romeo spider 2.2 JTS will get a fair share of the convertible market pie.
For a prospective buyer looking for a relaxing evening drive, the Alfa Romeo 2.2 spider is a must buy, it is quite disappointing though that it is limited to cruising, for those that enjoy a burst of adrenaline every now and then, sorry to disappoint you for the Alfa Romeo spider 2.2 JTS fails to give that thrill.
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