After showing off one of the hottest concepts in the form of the
Paris Auto Show
is now making some greenish news in
. According to
, U.K. magazine Autosport is reporting that the Italian automaker will return to the
World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) with a manufacturer-backed team and two diesel-powered vehicles. Autosport says that the decision was approved at the board level in September and that a racing version of the 147 is currently under development. It's speculated that four gasoline-powered race cars will accompany the two
on the Autosport website discusses Alfa's decision to use the 147 over the 159 in a speculated full return to the series, but it doesn't make any references to diesel power plants. I wasn't able to find similar news from any other sources, so let's keep our fingers crossed and hope this isn't just a bunch of baloney (...er prosciutto).
[Source: Auto Industry]