It is possible that the V8 is simply to heavy for the smaller framed Alfieri. I would rather have a 520+ HP V6, in a smaller car, as opposed to a large v8. Granted, I have no idea what the dimensions are, but it looks somewhat small.
It also gives them room to grow down the road with a supercar version if this model really gains traction. Regardless I am going to hold of on a GT purchase until I find out more information on this one.
If it looks at all like the concept, which it seems like it will be very similar, I think they have a winner. A big winner.