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Alfa Romeo 4c upshifting - sound and loss of RPM


Oct 6, 2010
I have been trying to drive the 4c lately but I get very irritated by its behavior when I upshift. It feels like I am going from 1st to 3rd or 4th , then when I am on 2nd, feels like I am upshifting another g=ear or two instead.

The sound of the engine and the RPM get a real dip as if the car was using a turbocharger from the very down of automotive technology. I will drive the car up to ted lin, shift and then it will drop several hundred RPM with a corresponding lag in the sound of the car.

Is anyone experiencing anything like this or should I try reinstalling the car.

From youtube I can tell this car doesn't do that IRL.

If the above is not clear, I'll try to grab a video of it for you guys, but if this not only happening to me it should be annoying to everyone else too.

Bram Hengeveld

RaceDepartment Founder
Staff member
Dec 26, 2006
Have you tried to manually blip the throttle on up and downshifts to keep the revs up?