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Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1 after more than 30 years away from the sport
Alfa Romeo and Sauber F1 Team have entered into a multi-year partnership agreement covering strategic, commercial and technological cooperation
The official name will be Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the first Quadrifoglio SUV, is set to become the new benchmark in the premium compact SUV segment. 
 
With its awe-inspiring design, performance and technology, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio is the "fastest SUV around the circuit", having clocked the new record for its class on the iconic Nürburgring: 7 minutes 51.7 seconds.
 
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio laps the iconic Nürburgring circuit in a record 7minutes 51.7 seconds
Fastest time ever posted by a production SUV
Powered by a 2.9 V6 Twin-Turbo 510hp engine, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio boasts state-of-the-art technologies and Q4 all-wheel drive
Alfa Romeo now holds two Nürburgring lap time records with its high-performance models: Giulia Quadrifoglio and Stelvio Quadrifoglio
  • Pricing for Alfa Romeo’s first SUV, the all-new Stelvio, starts at £33,990 OTR
  • The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is fitted with Q4 all-wheel drive
  • Four trim levels available from September: Stelvio, Super, Speciale and Milano Edizione
  • Two engines will be available at launch: 2.2-litre 210hp diesel AWD and 2.0-litre 280hp petrol AWD
  • To celebrate arrival of the Alfa Romeo Giulia in UK dealerships the manufacturer set a lap record at Silverstone in the flagship Quadrifoglio – driven ‘blindfolded’
  • Attempt utilised on-board technology and driver focused design
  • Feat marks 65 years since Alfa Romeo driver and Italian F1 World Champion Nino Farina set the fastest lap at the circuit during the British Grand Prix
  • Fastest blindfolded lap recorded: 1:44.3secs
  • Car reached speeds in excess of 100mph despite windows completely covered by black vinyl
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The new Alfa Romeo Giulia

The wider Alfa Romeo Giulia range has been unveiled for the first time at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. At launch, the powertrain range comprises four new engines: 200hp 2.0-litre  turbo petrol; 150hp 2.2-litre turbo diesel; 180hp 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine and the range-topping 510hp 2.9-litre V6 BiTurbo petrol engine. Preliminary details of three trim levels - Giulia, Super and Quadrifoglio - have also been announced with final UK specifications to be confirmed at a later date.

The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia has won the prestigious What Car? Reader Award for the most eagerly-anticipated new car of 2016.
 
Built on an all-new, rear-wheel drive platform with an emphasis on light weight, perfect weight distribution and handing agility, the new Alfa Romeo Giulia will be powered by a range of advanced engines - including a Ferrari-inspired 2.9-litre turbo-charged V6 producing 510hp in the top Quadrifoglio version.
 
New Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio high performance saloon makes its public debut on a spectacular new stand which highlights both Alfa Romeo’s illustrious history and technologically advanced future.
Five cars are on display, each in a different colour which will also be available on the production range
 
More technical and performance details are announced, including the headline 0-62mph time of 3.9 seconds and top speed of 191 mph


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