If you took a beautiful Alfa Romeo Giulia and extended it vertically, you would essentially get the Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2018. This is Alfa Romeo’s first foray into the dark and corrupt world of SUVs, and now we know How much money Alfa blood wants for it.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Outside
Standard products include 18-inch aluminum wheels, carbon fiber transmission shaft, leather trim, parking sensors, rearview camera, driving mode selector and full-size steering wheel Flat with an integrated motor start button.
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Alfa Romeo has great hopes for the Stelvio Quadrifoglio; The model will also feature Sparco-manufactured carbon-fiber body seats and Brembo carbon carbon brakes. To save fuel, the Quadrifoglio V-6 uses cylinder deactivation, which allows it to run on only three cylinders in low load situations.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Inside
Look for a high number of features, even on the basic model, which comes standard with leather upholstery, an electric lift, a built-in pushbutton in its flat bottom steering wheel and 18-inch alloy wheels. Inside, the expected sports seats are covered with leather and synthetic deer Alcantara, and even its dashboard is wrapped in skins. Alfa Romeo knows that it needs a full range of technologies to compete properly with what is largely a German segment, and to this end it uses the LCD screens expected in its instrument group and its central stack, Plus a handwriting recognition system for the navigation input. All models are standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but the basic model includes a 6.5-inch screen rather than the 8.8-inch unit used in the rest of the range. A full range of active safety technologies appears to appear on the list, although Alfa Romeo has not yet specified whether features such as automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control that can start the car again in the Traffic and a lane departure warning will be standard or optional.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Engine
The Stelvio base is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharger-line-4 offering 280 horsepower and 306 lb-ft of torque. The engine is associated with an 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive, and this combo is good for a fast 0-60 km / hr movement of 5.4 seconds, plus a top speed of 144 mph.
Release date and price
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2018 will arrive at US dealers this summer with a starting price of $ 42,990.