2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia

All new Alfa saloon revealed – this one’s set to take on the German sports execs with a 510bhp V6!

By Shahzad Sheikh

2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Alfa has revealed the all-new 2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia – coinciding with the 105 anniversary of the founding of A.L.F.A at the new refurbished Alfa Romeo museum ‘La Macchina del Tempo’ in Arese, Italy.

2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia

The taught and surprisingly aggressive but still typical pretty Giulia has 50:50 weight distribution, short overhangs and a long wheelbase. Not too much detail is available on a car that will undoubtedly offer a full range of engines when it goes on sale – probably next early year – but some tantalising details of a the flagship are revealed in the press release.

Check out this video – particularly from 0:35

The top-of-the-range Quadrifoglio version will have a turbo V6 engine putting out 510bhp giving the car a 0-100kph time of just 3.9 seconds! It will be offered with rear or all-wheel drive – I rather hope the Middle East spec will have rear-drive only!

2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Handling should be good thanks to double-wishbone front suspension set-up and an ‘Alfalink’ multilink rear suspension, plus a new ‘semi-virtual’ steering axis. Plus there double-clutch Torque Vectoring system for the rear axle.

There’s active aerodynamics and even a new Alfa Romeo logo for the car designed by Robilant Associati.


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