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Want an Alfa? Hang on, Giulia and Stelvio updated

  • Euro 6D engines across Giuila and Stelvio ranges
  • Veloce Ti joins Giulia models with Quadrifoglio style
  • Five-year warranty, three years servicing 
2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress
2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress

MILAN, Italy – The Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ranges have been refreshed to include the latest range of Euro 6D engines, higher standard specification and the introduction of the Giulia Veloce Ti.

The cars will be delivered (in Italy, at least) with a five-year warranty, three years of servicing and five years of roadside assistance.

The MY19 Giulia and Stelvio come with the introduction of Euro 6D engines. Diesel models now benefit from the addition of AdBlue (a clean-up liquid now offered across several brands) which provides a reduction in nitrous oxide emissions but also sees the 2.2 112kW and 2.2 134kW  turbo diesel engines gain an additional eight kW. (Details at foot of text.)

2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress
2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress

Having made its UK debut at UK’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Veloce Ti joins the Giulia line-up with the ”look and feel” of the Quadrifoglio with Veloce performance.

FIVE-HOLE ALLOYS

Building on the Veloce, the Ti adds Quadrifoglio leather/Alcantara heatable sports seats with eight-way adjustment, Carbon interior trim with leather facia, ambient lighting, black headlining, illuminated Carbon sills and a ”climate pack to enhance the sporting ambiance of the interior.

Externally it adds 19” dark five-hole Quadrifoglio alloy wheel rims (previously only available on the Quadrifoglio), Carbon V-grille and mirror caps, lighting pack and red brake callipers ”as a nod to the range topper”.

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To bring it even closer to its bigger sister the Veloce Ti can be specified with any Quadrifoglio paint colour, including Competizione Red and Trofeo White, as well as an optional Carbon Pack which adds a Quadrifoglio carbon-fibre lip spoiler, Quadrifoglio sskirts with carbon-fibre insert and carbon-fibre shifter insert.

2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress
22018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress

Every version of the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio now come with the 22cm Alfa Connect with navigation and Apple CarPlay or Android Auto to stay connected.

In addition, the Giulia Speciale adds an exclusive 18” dual five-spoked diamond-cut alloy wheel rims, rear privacy glass, aluminium kick-plates and black brake callipers to its standard equipment.

GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO TOPS RANGE

Veloce models see new 18”, five-hole, dark-finish alloy rims, rear privacy glass and a convenience pack that adds keyless entry, external door-release lights and a driver’s storage box.

2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress
2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress

The range-topping Giulia Quadrifoglio brings rear privacy glass, anodized black brake callipers and 40/20/40 split folding rear seats to what Alfa describes as ”its long standard equipment list”.

The standard content of the Stelvio range has also been bolstered with the Super trim level now including Michelin CrossClimate Winter tyres (M+S) to its standard equipment list and the Speciale also adds rear privacy glass, aluminium kick plates and black brake calipers.

Stelvio Quadrifoglio models will have rear privacy glass, black anodized brake calipers, and 20”, silver, five-hole alloy rims.

WARRANTIES EXTENDED TO FIVE YEARS

All Giulia and Stelvio models will (in Europe, at least) get a further two-year warranty and roadside assistance valid for five years from the date of first registration or until the vehicle has travelled 120 000km. Also included will be three years of scheduled servicing* covering the cost of parts, lubricants and labour.

To find out more about the Alfa Romeo range, visit the website or to locate your nearest Alfa Romeo retailer. (Model specifications below image.)

2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress
2018 ALFA ROMEO Image: Alfa Romeo / Newspress

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS BY MODEL

 

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