Alfa Romeo is pushing forward the current Giulia, as being the most important model of the brand in the last decade. To help clients decide which Giulia to buy, the Italians are introducing a nre special version, offered with two engines.
The name of the new version is Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce and will include two new engines, both with 8-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive.
The first model sees the debut of the as yet unseen Blue Misano livery and is fitted with the new 280 HP 2.0-litre Turbo petrol engine, while the second Giulia Veloce, displaying an alluring Silverstone grey body, is fitted with the new 210 HP 2.2-litre Diesel engine.
The exterior of the new Giulia Veloce includes the specific bumpers and glossy black door trim, as well as for various sports contents such as the special rear extractor which incorporates a double exhaust pipe and the optional 5-hole 19 inch alloy wheel rims. The same sporty feel reigns inside, where new black leather Sport seats dominate, plus a sports steering wheel with an original grip, aluminium inserts on the dashboard, central tunnel, door panels and Xenon headlights.
The standard equipment, including dual-zone climate control, has the Alfa DNA system and 6.5 inch Connect infotainment system, as well as the new efficient active safety systems such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) and pedestrian recognition, the Integrated Brake System (IBS), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and cruise control with speed limiter.
The new 2-litre petrol engine, a 4-cylinder engine made entirely of aluminium, which generates 280 horsepower at 5,250 rpm and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 2,250 rpm.
The Giulia Veloce can be fitted with the new 2.2-litre Diesel engine which develops a maximum power of 210 hp at 3,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 470 Nm at 1,750 rpm. The 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine on the Giulia is the first diesel engine in Alfa Romeo history to have been built entirely in aluminium.
The architecture of the Q4 system fitted on the Giulia Veloce includes an active transfer case and a front differential designed to accommodate the specific technical requirements of Alfa Romeo.