Press Kit: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Fact Sheet

  • Alfa Romeo – the heart and soul of the automotive industry – returns to the U.S. with an all-new lineup of vehicles, starting with the award-winning 4C Coupe and 4C Spider, and now the all-new Giulia premium mid-size sedan
  • As the lineup’s “halo” model, Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo’s performance and motorsport knowhow with best-in-class 505 horsepower, 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.8 seconds and a record-setting 7:32 lap time around the legendary Nürburgring – fastest ever by a four-door production sedan
  • Alfa Romeo Giulia and Giulia Ti models feature an all-new, all-aluminum, 2.0-liter, direct-injection turbo engine with eight-speed automatic transmission delivers a class-leading, standard 280 horsepower and 306 lb.-ft. of torque, allowing it to launch from 0-60 mph in less than 5.1 seconds, and achieve a top speed of 149 mph
  • All three Giulia models offer:
    • Near perfect 50/50 weight distribution, segment-leading torsional rigidity and the most direct steering ratio on the market, thanks to Giulia’s all-new rear-wheel-drive architecture
    • Unique Italian style and craftsmanship to the premium mid-size sedan segment
    • A 55-year heritage of Alfa Romeo's lightweight, performance sedan tradition and more than 105 years of brand history, carving its legend on road courses around the globe
  • Crafted by Alfa Romeo artisans at the Cassino plant in Frosinone, Italy
Auburn Hills, Mich. October 28, 2016 Since its foundation in Milan, Italy, in 1910, Alfa Romeo continues to design and craft some of the most stunning and exclusive cars in automotive history, all while building on a racing heritage that includes some of the most talented and storied drivers and victories. As the first of a new generation of vehicles on an all-new platform, the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Giulia Ti models embody Alfa Romeo’s La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emotion) spirit, delivering race-inspired performance with a class-leading 280 horsepower, advanced technologies that include the available Alfa Q4 all-wheel-drive system, seductive Italian style and an exhilarating driving experience to the premium mid-size sedan segment. As the “halo” model in the lineup, Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo’s motorsport knowhow with a best-in-class, 505-horsepower, 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine that earns the title of the most powerful Alfa Romeo production car engine ever and the quickest with a class-leading 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds, plus it enabled a record-setting 7:32 Nürburgring lap time – the fastest ever by a four-door production sedan.

Highlights
  • An all-new eight-speed automatic transmission, with available column-mounted paddle shifters, is designed for enthusiasts with gear shifts in less than 100 milliseconds
  • Giulia and Giulia Ti models are available with the segment’s most technologically advanced AWD system, which includes a segment-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect system to improve real-world fuel economy. This advanced AWD system seamlessly transitions between rear-wheel drive (RWD) and AWD with no drive intervention to maximize fuel economy
  • As the pinnacle of the Alfa Romeo lineup, the Giulia Quadrifoglio features a best-in-class power-to-weight ratio of around 7 pounds per horsepower and exclusive enhancements for maximum performance, including high-performance front and rear fascias and lightweight carbon fiber materials, including hood, active aero front splitter, rocker panel moldings and rear deck-lid spoiler
  • For drivers who want even more performance from Alfa Romeo, the Giulia Quadrifoglio’s 505-horsepower V-6 twin-turbo engine makes this vehicle the most powerful Alfa Romeo production car ever, delivering 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 191 mph, while a cylinder deactivation system reduces real-world fuel consumption by up to 15 percent
  • State-of-the-art technologies exclusive to Giulia Quadrifoglio include torque vectoring, active aero front splitter and Alfa DNA Pro mode selector with Race mode, Brembo six-piston front and four-piston rear brake caliper system, Quadrifoglio-tuned adaptive suspension, Quadrifoglio instrument cluster with 200 mph speedometer, cylinder deactivation system, Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection, vehicle alarm and high-performance bi-xenon headlamps offering auto-leveling technology, adaptive cornering and headlamp washers

Model lineup
For 2017, the Alfa Romeo Giulia lineup consists of three models:
  • Giulia
  • Giulia Ti
  • Giulia Quadrifoglio

More Information 
Please visit the Alfa Romeo Giulia newsroom for the latest product information, photography and videography.
 

About Alfa Romeo
Since its foundation in Milan, Italy, in 1910, Alfa Romeo has designed and crafted some of the most stylish and exclusive cars in automotive history. That tradition lives on today as Alfa Romeo continues to take a unique and innovative approach to designing automobiles. Born from the world’s greatest driving road – the Stelvio Pass – the Alfa Romeo Stelvio sets a new benchmark in performance, style and technology in an SUV that could only be from Italy. The award-winning Alfa Romeo Giulia delivers race-inspired performance, advanced technologies, seductive Italian style and an exhilarating driving experience to the premium mid-size sedan segment. Crafted by Alfa Romeo artisans at the Cassino plant in Italy, the Giulia Quadrifoglio and the Stelvio Quadrifoglio feature Alfa Romeo’s most powerful production engine ever with best-in-class 0-60 mph times of 3.8 and 3.6 seconds, respectively. Rounding out Alfa Romeo’s world-class lineup is the handcrafted Alfa Romeo 4C Spider, which represents the purest form of La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emotion), with its race-inspired, mid-engine design and state-of-the-art, Formula 1-inspired carbon fiber monocoque chassis.

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