The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vary will get started arriving in showrooms towards the tip of quarter one subsequent 12 months, with two new engine variants and a high-performance Quadrifoglio variant to practice, the Italian marque has showed.
“The Stelvio will feature streamlined option packages that focus on both luxury and performance,”Alfa Romeo Australia head of communications Lucy McLellan informed CarAdvice in Northern Ireland.
“Expect the Stelvio to be value packed when it goes on sale locally.”
Alfa Romeo’s This autumn all-wheel-drive machine will probably be usual around the Stelvio vary, in conjunction with a carbon-fibre force shaft and what Alfa Romeo calls ‘class leading steering and handling ability’.
Based at the identical ‘Giorgio’ platform because the very good Giulia – which we’ve examined in each Veloce and QV specification not too long ago – the Stelvio options best 50:50 weight distribution. It additionally has easiest at school power-to-weight ratios and cutting edge engine and motive force era. It’s frame is light-weight, and in conjunction with the carbon-fibre driveshaft, options an in depth use of aluminium to lend a hand stay total weight right down to a easiest of 1660kg.
“The all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, named after one of the world’s great driving roads – Italy’s Stelvio Pass – will set a new benchmark for the segment in Australia,” Alfa Romeo Australia CEO Steve Zanlunghi mentioned.
“Alfa Romeo’s blend of expert engineering and emotion creates a premium mid-size SUV for the true driving enthusiasts, and one that will stand out in one of the largest and fastest-growing segments in Australia.”
Australian consumers will probably be ready to choose from a 2.Zero-litre petrol engine or a 2.2-litre diesel engine, each turbocharged. Both engines are mated to an eight-speed automated transmission.
The petrol engine makes 149kW of persistent and 330Nm of torque, and can propel the Stelvio from Zero-100km/h in 7.2 seconds. The diesel makes 156kW and 450Nm and is best simply at the back of the petrol engine at 7.6 seconds within the dash to 100km/h.
In a bid to make lifestyles more straightforward for consumers, there will probably be two new possibility applications. The Super Lusso package deal is geared toward luxurious with Pieno Fiore luxurious leather-based, a luxurious steerage wheel with heating serve as and walnut wax accents during the entrance of the cabin.
The Veloce package deal – to not be at a loss for words with the Veloce type – will come with sports activities leather-based seats, a sports activities steerage wheel, an aluminium internal trim together with aluminium sports activities pedals in addition to pink brake calipers.
While Alfa Romeo has now not showed the coming of the aforementioned Veloce type, CarAdvice understands there’s attainable for it to make its method to Australia, thus taking the Stelvio vary to 4.
Local pricing will probably be introduced nearer to the type’s local release, however in different markets the Stelvio instructions a slight value top class over the similar grade Giulia as a information to what we’re more likely to see.
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