Launched in 2007 with production ending in 2010, the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was the flagship coupe in the Alfa Romeo lineup. Boasting a 8-cylinder engine (from which the '8C' designation is derived from) producing 444 Horsepower. Only 500 of the Competizione (Meaning competition in Italian) variant were constructed, with another 500 being the 'Spyder' or convertible variant. The Hot Wheels gracefully replicates the styling in great detail, capturing the lines in the bodywork and even detailing the fog lamps into the design. As of 2017, this is the newest model of Alfa Romeo Car made by Hot Wheels.
The Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|029 / 250||2014||HW City - Night Burnerz||Black||Tampo'd head- & taillights||Dark Grey / Plastic||Tinted (Black)||Red||PR5||BFC50||Malaysia||Base code(s): F39, F41|
|029 / 250||2014||HW City - Night Burnerz||Metalflake Dark Red||Tampo'd head- & taillights||Black / Plastic||Tinted (Black)||Black||PR5||BFF86||Malaysia||Base code(s): F52, G03, G05|
|-||2015||HW Exotics 5-Pack (2015)||Metalflake Orange||Black hood with Black & Silver headlight and trim details||Black / Plastic||Tinted (Black)||Black||Chrome & Black PR5||CDT27||Malaysia||Base code(s): J12|
|-||2016||Multi-Pack Exclusive||Metalflake Dark Red||Tampo'd head- & taillights||Black / Plastic||Tinted (Black)||Black||PR5||Malaysia||Base code(s): H20|
|-||2016||HW Exotics 5-Pack (2016)||Green||Black & White line along the car with Black & Silver headlight and Alfa Romeo logo in the front||Black / Plastic||Clear||Black||PR5||DJD29||Thailand||Base code(s): J25|
From the back of the 2014 card:
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Designer: Alfa Romeo
Specialty: Very limited edition and highly sought after model. The name refers to the eight-cylinder engine (8C), while Competizione is Italian for "competition" and speaks to its racing pedigree.