Following in the footsteps of the impressive Giulia saloon and badly in need of another success, Alfa Romeo has revealed pricing and specification details for its first ever SUV, the all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, with prices starting from €47,295. It will be available in four trim levels.
The Stelvio is said to feature perfect 50/50 weight distribution, as well as Alfa Romeo’s Q4 all-wheel drive architecture. The company also boast the car has the best in class power-to-weight ratios and innovative engine and driver technologies, thus embodying everything a true Alfa Romeo should.
Not only that, but the Alfa Romeo Stelvio can boast at being the lightest mid-size SUV in the sector thanks to its lightweight body structure and carbon fibre driveshaft, coming in at just 1,604kg for the 2.2-litre diesel 180bhp RWD and up to 1,660kg for the 2.0-litre petrol 280bhp Q4 AWD, only adding an extra 56kg for the all-wheel-drive system (AWD).
We are told that at launch, drivers will be able to choose between two engine versions — a 2.2-litre 210 bhp diesel Q4 AWD and a 2.0-litre 280 bhp petrol Q4 AWD — combined with an ZF eight-speed automatic transmission as standard.
From October, the Stelvio will also be available to order with a 2.2-litre diesel engine, producing 180bhp and available in both Q4 all-wheel-drive or rear-wheel-drive, and a 2.0-litre petrol engine, with 200 bhp and Q4 all-wheel-drive.
We’re looking forward to driving it.
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