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Arnaud Leclerc, Managing Director, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK & Ireland, is to be promoted to the position of Head of Alfa Romeo, for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He succeeds Alberto Cavaggioni, who has left the company. Mr Leclerc will continue in his current position as UK MD alongside this new role.

Mr Leclerc will oversee operations for all Alfa Romeo functions within the region and reports directly to Pietro Gorlier, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Chief Operating Officer, EMEA region as well as Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo.

Giulia GTA / GTAm Returns
 
The acronym GTA stands for ‘Gran Turismo Alleggerita’ (alleggerita being the Italian term for “lightened”), and it originated in 1965 with the Giulia Sprint GTA, a specific version derived from the Sprint GT. The body of the Giulia Sprint GT was replaced with an identical version in aluminium, giving a total weight of 745kg compared to the 950kg of the road version.
 
  • The concept car debuts as the first Alfa Romeo mid-size plug-in hybrid SUV
  • The Tonale Concept Car is a mid-size utility vehicle with an urban vocation and an athletic personality
  • The distinctive Italian style is projected into the future, striking the perfect blend of valued heritage and future gazing
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.
 


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