Alfa Romeo Giulia Named Motor Trend’s 2018 Car of a Year®

Posted on 03. Dec, 2017 by in Chrysler Canada

November 27, 2017

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The editors of Motor Trend currently named a Alfa Romeo Giulia as a 2018 Car of a Year®, best representing well-developed value, supremacy in a category and impact on a automotive scene.
“The Motor Trend Car of a Year endowment acknowledges all of a tough work, loyalty and passion that went into building a whole Giulia lineup – including a record-breaking Giulia Quadrifoglio – that revolutionizes a shred and pays reverence to a storied birthright and racing pedigree,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Alfa Romeo. “We are respected to be a initial Italian code to ever accept this prestigious endowment and we’re vehement for a destiny of Alfa Romeo here in North America and abroad.”
Motor Trend’s Car of a Year module is open to any all-new or almost upgraded 2017 model-year vehicles. Rather than being compared opposite one another, contending vehicles are initial put through Motor Trend’s full battery of opening tests to magnitude acceleration, braking and extent handling.
All contenders are afterwards evaluated on 3 apart courses during a veteran automotive exam core before finalists are selected. Out of a third largest margin ever, Motor Trend’s judges narrowed a margin to 8 Car of a Year finalists, including a Alfa Romeo Giulia.
“Motor Trend’s judges concluded that a Alfa Romeo Giulia is a new ultimate pushing machine,” pronounced Ed Loh, Motor Trend Editor-in-Chief. “Alfa Romeo grown a automobile that is maybe a excellent doing sedan on a market.”
All “Of a Year” contenders were comparison by Motor Trend judges and evaluated opposite 6 pivotal criteria: enrichment in design, engineering excellence, safety, efficiency, value and opening of dictated function. The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia best represents these 6 pivotal elements, that also impersonate what consumers many wish in their subsequent vehicle.
Contenders are put by a exhausting battery of tests to establish that vehicles best paint well-developed value, supremacy in a category and impact on a automotive scene. The 2018 Car of a Year foe enclosed some-more than 7,000 miles of driving, including real-world contrast with potholes, angled pavement, high grades, misaligned tyrannise crossings and deterrence maneuvers.
Alfa Romeo Giulia models underline an all-new, all-aluminum, 2.0-liter, direct-injection turbo engine with an eight-speed involuntary delivery that delivers a class-leading, customary 280 horsepower and 306 lb.-ft. of torque, permitting it to launch from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds, and grasp a tip speed of 149 mph*.
As a lineup’s “halo” model, a Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo’s opening and motorsport knowhow with a best-in-class 505 horsepower, 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.8 seconds and a record-setting 7:32 path time around a mythological Nürburgring – fastest ever by a four-door prolongation sedan.
All Giulia models offer:

  • Near-perfect 50/50 weight placement interjection to Giulia’s all-new rear-wheel-drive Giorgio pattern and class-exclusive customary CO fiber driveshaft
  • Class-leading horsepower
  • Unique Italian character and craftsmanship to a reward mid-size sedan segment
  • A 55-year birthright of Giulia’s lightweight, opening sedan tradition and some-more than 100 years of code history, figure a legend on highway courses around a globe

More Information 
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*The 0-60 mph and tip speed total in a divide are formed on contrast conducted by Alfa Romeo 
About Alfa Romeo
Since a substructure in Milan, Italy, in 1910, Alfa Romeo has designed and crafted some of a many stylish and disdainful cars in automotive history. That tradition lives on currently as Alfa Romeo continues to take a singular and innovative proceed to conceptualizing automobiles.
Born from a world’s biggest pushing highway – a Stelvio Pass – a all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio sets a new benchmark in performance, character and record in an SUV that could usually be Italian. The innovative Q4 all-wheel-drive (AWD) complement – customary on all Stelvio models, including a Quadrifoglio, provides additional pushing certainty and higher control. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio – on sale in early 2018 – binds a Nürburgring record for a fastest prolongation SUV with a path time of 7 mins and 51.7 seconds. Infused with Italian passion, craftsmanship and innovation, a all-new Alfa Romeo Stelvio conquers a circuitous highway for that it is named.
As a initial of a new era of vehicles on a all-new Giorgio platform, a 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Giulia Ti sedans broach race-inspired opening with a class-leading 280 horsepower, modernized technologies that embody a accessible Q4 AWD system, charming Italian character and an refreshing pushing knowledge to a reward mid-size sedan segment. As a “halo” indication in a lineup, a Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo’s motorsport knowhow with a best-in-class, 505-horsepower, 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine that earns a pretension of a many absolute Alfa Romeo prolongation automobile engine ever and a quickest with a class-leading 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds, and it enabled a record-setting Nürburgring path time of 7:32 – a fastest ever by a four-door prolongation sedan.
The domestic 2018 Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe and Spider paint a purest form of La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emotion), with their race-inspired, mid-engine pattern and state-of-the-art, Formula 1-inspired CO fiber monocoque framework that enables an implausible power-to-weight ratio and with modernized technologies, including a all-aluminum 1750 turbocharged and intercooled engine with direct-injection and twin variable-valve timing, that enables supercar-level performance, including 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds.

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