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February 26, 2018

The Sauber F1 Team Reveals the C37 - Alfa Romeo World

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has launched its new challenger, the C37, ahead of the 2018 Formula 1 championship. The C37 looks different to last year’s C36 – on one hand, this is due to the new technical regulations and, on the other hand, because of the team’s new technical approach.

 

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February 16, 2018

Alfa Romeo Announces Pricing for 2018 Stelvio Quadrifoglio - Alfa Romeo World

Alfa Romeo today announced pricing for the highly anticipated 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $79,995.

 

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January 10, 2018

2018 Stelvio: First Drive Review from Road & Track - Alfa Romeo World

We've paid a lot of attention to the frustrating, brilliant Giulia Quadrifoglio over the last year, but the future of Alfa doesn't rely on a $73,500 sports sedan. The Stelvio is much more important for the success of the brand.

 

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December 05, 2017

20 Best Business Gadgets of 2017 - Alfa Romeo World

I had to sneak my favorite car into the mix this year. The Alfa Romeo Giulia ($37,999 base) is an astounding new sedan that drives a bit like a Ferrari.

 

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November 29, 2017

Alfa Romeo Returns to Formula 1 - Alfa Romeo World

The prestigious Italian brand owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) today signed a multiyear technical and commercial partnership agreement with Swiss Sauber F1 Team for participation in the Formula 1 world championship beginning with the 2018 season.

 

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November 29, 2017

2018 North American Car and SUV of the Year Finalists Announced - Alfa Romeo World

Finalists for 2018 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) award were announced today at the LA Auto Show. Every year, NACTOY presents an award for “North American Car of the Year,” “North American Utility of the Year,” and “North American Truck of the Year.”

 

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November 29, 2017

Giulia Named to Car and Driver 10 Best for 2018 - Alfa Romeo World

The editors of Car and Driver today named the Alfa Romeo Giulia – including the record-breaking Giulia Quadrifoglio – to its annual “10Best Cars” list for 2018, recognizing the best cars on the market under $80,000.

 

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November 27, 2017

2018 Motor Trend's 2018 Car of the Year: Giulia - Alfa Romeo World

The editors of Motor Trend today named the Alfa Romeo Giulia as its 2018 Car of the Year®, best representing exceptional value, superiority in its class and impact on the automotive scene. Motor Trend judges evaluated 26 models with 46 variants to determine the Alfa Romeo Giulia as 2018 Car of the Year.

 

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October 19, 2017

2018 Stelvio Wins Three Awards - Alfa Romeo World

October 19, 2017 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio was crowned “Crossover of Texas” and also took home honors for “Luxury Crossover of Texas” and “Most Drives” at the annual Texas Truck Rodeo hosted by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA).

 

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October 05, 2017

2017 Giulia named IIHS Top Safety Pick - Alfa Romeo World

The premium mid-size sedan achieves the highest possible rating in each of the five tests used by IIHS to evaluate crashworthiness.


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October 05, 2017

2018 Stelvio Quadrifoglio: World's Fastest Production SUV - Alfa Romeo World

The SUV is the new King of the Ring

 

• Stelvio Quadrifoglio laps Nürburgring in record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds, fastest time ever posted by a production SUV

• Stelvio Quadrifoglio – the “halo” model in the lineup – continues to highlight Alfa Romeo’s performance expertise with best-in-class 505 horsepower, powering it from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 177 mph

• State-of-the-art technologies, including Alfa DNA Pro selector, torque vectoring differential, Chassis Domain Control (CDC), and aluminum column-mounted paddle shifters maximize the driving experience in all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

• The innovative Q4 all-wheel-drive (AWD) system – standard on all Stelvio models – provides additional driving confidence and superior control

• Stelvio Quadrifoglio goes on sale in early 2018

• Stelvio and Stelvio Ti on sale now with an MSRP of $41,995 and $43,995, respectively

• Alfa Romeo now holds two Nürburgring lap time records with Giulia Quadrifoglio (fastest four-door production car) and Stelvio Quadrifoglio (fastest production SUV)

• No other manufacturer offers a faster lineup of four-door production vehicles

 

Just ahead of its U.S. launch, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has claimed the title of world's fastest production SUV, setting a new benchmark lap time at Germany's legendary Nürburgring. Earlier this month, a Stelvio Quadrifoglio lapped the 12.9-mile Nordschleife (north loop) in a record 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. This new benchmark time is a full eight seconds faster than the previous production SUV record. Video footage of the record-setting lap can be viewed on the Alfa Romeo YouTube channel at YouTube.com/AlfaRomeoUSA.

 

The Stelvio Quadrifoglio record was established by Fabio Francia, the same Alfa Romeo driver who also set the track record for the fastest four-door sedan in the world on the Nürburgring with the Giulia Quadrifoglio in a time of just 7 minutes and 32 seconds.

 

“We specifically engineered and designed the Stelvio Quadrifoglio to set world-class benchmarks and it did not disappoint with a world-record Nürburgring lap time of 7 minutes and 51.7 seconds,” said Reid Bigland, Head of Alfa Romeo. “We’re proud to now hold two Nürburgring lap time records with the Giulia Quadrifoglio as the fastest four-door production sedan and the Stelvio Quadrifoglio as the fastest production SUV.”

 

Infused with Italian passion, craftsmanship and innovation, the all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio is designed to conquer the winding road for which it is named.

 

The heart and soul of this ultra-high performance SUV is an all-aluminum, direct-injection 2.9-liter 24-valve twin-turbo intercooled V-6 engine, delivering a best-in-class 505 horsepower and 443 lb.-ft. of torque, and a standard Q4 all-wheel-drive system.

 

In addition to best-in-class horsepower, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio features segment-leading V-6 torque and the most horsepower per liter in its class.

 

Designed to optimize the all-new lightweight Alfa Romeo architecture, the all-aluminum 2.9-liter V-6 twin-turbo engine features a compact 90-degree layout and was holistically designed for a low center of gravity within the chassis. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio also features a class-exclusive carbon fiber driveshaft and the most direct steering available.

 

Advanced technology features unique to the Stelvio Quadrifoglio include a four-mode Alfa DNA Pro selector with Race mode, torque vectoring differential, Quadrifoglio-tuned adaptive suspension, Quadrifoglio instrument cluster with 200 miles per hour (mph) speedometer and cylinder deactivation system to maximize fuel efficiency.

 

Ultra-high performance options for Stelvio Quadrifoglio include:

 

• Ultra-lightweight carbon fiber shell Sparco racing seats, providing maximum lateral support during extreme cornering thanks to more aggressive bolstering, and designed to be the lightest in the segment, while providing comfort for long road trips

• Ultra-high-performance Brembo carbon-ceramic material (CCM) brake system

 

With the all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, where other SUVs stop at utility, Alfa Romeo took on the challenge to create the perfect mix of high performance, capability and design.

 

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