The UK range of Alfa Romeo is now ready to welcome the very rare and very special edition NRING, dedicated to Giulia and Stelvio. Orders for the Giulia Quadrifoglio NRING and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING Nürburgring Limited Editions open as they make their UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, priced from £82,500 OTR and £89,500 OTR respectively.
Just 108 editions of each model will be available for the EMEA region, celebrating the historic bond between Alfa Romeo and the legendary track. To celebrate the birth of the new limited edition the NRING versions will have a specific “Authenticity Certification” issued by FCA Heritage, giving them “Instant Classic” status.
These new limited editions build on the standard features that characterise all Quadrifoglio cars to includes carbon-ceramic brakes, Sparco racing seats with red stitching and carbon shell structure, gear stick with carbon insert by MOPAR and leather and Alcantara steering wheel with carbon inserts. The front ‘V’ grille surround and wing mirror caps are in carbon fibre, as are the side skirt inserts.
Inside the NRING editions feature tinted windows, Adaptive Cruise Control, the Harman Kardon premium audio package, and Alfa Connect 3D Nav infotainment system with 8.8-inch’ screen, Apple CarPlay, Android AutoTM and DAB. Both cars feature a numbered badge in the carbon fibre dashboard insert and the unique Circuit Grey livery, while the Giulia model premieres the new bare carbon roof, while the Stelvio is equipped with electrically operated panoramic sunroof.
In addition, Alfa Romeo has created an exclusive experience for the 216 owners of the Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING and Giulia Quadrifoglio NRING Nürburgring limited editions, complete with a specific concierge service to assist them throughout their experience. Before their real car is delivered, owners will be given a numbered 1:18 scale model of it and upon collection they will receive a welcome kit comprising Sparco® racing gloves and customised soft shell jacket, sports bag in the Alfa Romeo pattern, Quadrifoglio cuff-links and original footwear created by Car Shoe. Owners will also be offered the chance to attends a sports driving technique course on the Nürburgring circuit, in 2019.
On Stelvio, for the first time, the 2.9-litre V6 Bi-Turbo engine is combined with the innovative Q4 all-wheel drive system, with its guarantee of unbeatable performance, traction, driving pleasure and safety in all situations. It’s the first SUV in the brand’s history, and holds the record for its segment around the Nürburgring, having completed the 20.832km circuit in 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. This makes it the fastest amongst SUVs, with 510hp and 600Nm torque powering the car to a top speed of 176mph and acceleration from zero to 62mph in just 3.8 seconds. The Giulia Quadrifoglio has a lap time of 7 minutes 32 seconds, achieved thanks to its superlative handling, top speed of 191mph and acceleration from zero to 62mph in 3.9 seconds.