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That’s an Alfa Romeo 4C. Why is the bottom half black and angular? Because this is the AlfaWorks GT4C, and to show off its new carbonfibre front apron, side skirts and DTM-alike rear diffuser, it’s picked out the optional panels in black. But the coats of paint are wafer-thin, so as per the iconic Ferrari F40, you can catch the carbon’s weave glinting through the laquer in the light. So cool. Is that it? A bodykit? No, it’s the tip of a very pretty Italian iceberg. AlfaWorks, based in Royston, Hertfordshire, can do many things to your 4C. They can fit it with these track-ready Toyo R888 rubber-wrapped 17 and 18-inch Oz Racing wheels, saving 10kg in unsprung mass. You can have a gearbox software remap, a suspension fiddle and, of course, more power. This car has all of the above, an engine remap taking the 1.7-litre turbocharged engine from 237bhp to 277bhp. AlfaWorks reckons it’ll do 0-62mph in 3.9 seconds, and they decided 170mph was ‘enough’ when checking out the top speed.