The car you see here? It's the long-awaited production version of the concept hotness shown three years ago in Frankfurt, and we keep having to snap our mouths shut and wipe up the drool. Granted, it's not visually perfect, but the 8C is one of the most beautiful shapes to come out of Europe in some time.
If this big red chunk of hotness looks familiar, it's probably because you've seen it before: Alfa unveiled a concept version of the Competizione at the Frankfurt show in 2003. That look-but-don't-drive concept pretty much blew everyone's minds (the headlights look less bugeyed in person, we promise). A year later, at the 2005 Pebble Beach Concours, Alfa pulled the wraps off of a roadster version of the car. It too was gorgeous.
Photo Gallery: 2007 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione - Latest News, Auto Show Coverage, and Future Cars - Automobile Magazine