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Alfa Romeo Giulia
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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Overview
Manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Production 2016–present
Model years 2017–present
Assembly Cassino, Frosinone, Italy[1]
Designer Centro Stile Alfa Romeo under Marco Tencone[2]
Body and chassis
Class Compact executive car (D)
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive[4]
Platform Giorgio[3]
Related Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Powertrain
Engine 2.9 L F154 V6 twin turbo petrol[5]
2.0 L I4 turbo petrol
2.2 L I4 turbo-diesel
Transmission 6-speed manual (Getrag G217)[6]
6-speed manual (ZF S6-53, Quadrifoglio)
8-speed automatic (ZF 8HP50)
8-speed automatic (ZF 8HP75, Quadrifoglio)
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,820 mm (111.0 in)[7]
Length 4,639 mm (182.6 in)
Width 1,873 mm (73.7 in)
Height 1,426 mm (56.1 in)
Kerb weight 1,374 kg (3,029 lb) (DIN) 2.2 diesel
1,524 kg (3,360 lb) (DIN) Q[8]
Chronology
Predecessor Alfa Romeo 159
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Alfa Romeo Giulia at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The Alfa Romeo Giulia (Type 952) is a compact executive car (D-segment) produced by the Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo. It was premiered in June 2015, with market launch scheduled for February 2016,[9] and it is the first D-segment offering by Alfa Romeo after the production of the 159 ended in 2011.[10] The Giulia is also the first saloon by Alfa Romeo in over two decades to use a longitudinal engined rear-wheel drive platform, since the 75 was discontinued in 1992.[11] Giulia was second in the Car of the Year 2017 competition.

History[edit]

The Giulia has been the subject of a long gestation and delayed launch dates, reportedly due to the design being sent back to the drawing board by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne.[12]

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is the first model in the brand's relaunch plan, which involves a €5 billion investment for an eight car line-up and a worldwide sales targets of 400,000 by 2018—up from 74,000 in 2013.[13][14] It is underpinned by an all-new, longitudinal-engined, rear-wheel drive platform developed for Alfa Romeo—codenamed "Giorgio".[9] Development of the Giulia, and indeed of the entire "Giorgio" project, has been overseen by Ferrari technical director and secondee, Philippe Krief.[9]

The new Giulia was unveiled to the press at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese, on 24 June 2015, at an event which involved only the top-of-the-range Quadrifoglio and a rendition of "Nessun dorma" by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.[15] The occasion coincided with company's 105th anniversary,[13] which also saw the company debuted a restyled logo for all future Alfa Romeo models.[16] The Giulia was also presented under the new La meccanica delle emozioni slogan ("the mechanics of emotions" in Italian).[17]

The car was designed at the Centro Stile Alfa Romeo, by a team headed by Marco Tencone[2] and including Senior Exterior Designer, Andrea Loi.[2][18][19] along with Interior Chief Designer, Inna Kondakova and Senior Interior Designer, Manuele Amprimo.[2]

The car is assembled at FCA Italy's Cassino Plant in the province of Frosinone, central Italy.[1] Pre-series production emerged in late August 2015, with full production and sales originally scheduled for November 2015 and February 2016, respectively.[9] The production of Giulia started on 19 April 2016.[20]

Models[edit]

The restyled company logo, which debuted with the new Giulia

The Giulia uses a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, featuring an even 50% front and 50% rear weight distribution.[4] Suspension is independent all-around, of the double wishbone type at the front and multilink at the rear.[4] All Giulia models employ a carbon-fibre drive shaft made by Hitachi Automotive Systems,[21] as well as aluminium alloy shock towers, suspension components, front wings and doors.[22][23] Four-wheel drive models will also be offered.[4][24]

Besides the high-performance Quadrifoglio's twin turbo 90° V6, the engine line-up will comprise turbocharged six- and four-cylinder petrol engines, as well as six- and four-cylinder turbodiesels.[22] A four-cylinder and a V6, the latter different from the Quadrifoglio's and with a 60° angle between the cylinder banks,[9] are built in FCA Italy's Termoli plant.[25] Diesel engines are built in Pratola Serra plant.

The first models on sale from February 2016 will be the new 2.2 L Multijet II turbodiesel and the 2.9 L V6 Quadrifoglio.[9] A 2.0 L MultiAir2 turbo petrol engine was announced at the time of the Giulia Quadrifoglio making its North American debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2015.[26] 2.0 liter gasoline engines are part of all new FCA Global Medium Engine (GME) family. Alfa version of GME will share up to 70% parts with GME for other FCA brands.

The Giulia will be offered as Giulia and Giulia TI trims in USA, some versions are available with Alfas Q4 all-wheel-drive system and with new eight-speed automatic transmission with available column-mounted paddle shifters (shift time less than 100 milliseconds). The eight-speed automatic transmission is co-developed with ZF.[27]

Quadrifoglio[edit]

The high-performance Giulia Quadrifoglio ("four-leaf clover") was the first model in the new Giulia range to be revealed, in Italy in June 2015. It made its official world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motorshow. The Carabinieri took delivery of two Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglios wrapped in navy blue paint, that appear virtually black. They sport red stripes over the car and have flashing lights over the chin spoilers and white roof.[28] The Quadrifoglio competes with cars such as the Mercedes-AMG C63, BMW M3 and Cadillac ATS-V.[29]

The Quadrifoglio is powered by an all-aluminium, twin-turbocharged 90° V6 petrol engine, with a single-cylinder displacement of just under half a litre,[9] for a total of 2,891 cc (176.4 cu in). This engine was developed exclusively for the Quadrifoglio by Ferrari technicians[23] and it is related to Ferrari's own twin-turbo F154 V8,[9] sharing the California T's bore of 86.5 mm (3.4 in) and stroke of  82.0 mm (3.2 in).[8] It produces 510 metric horsepower (375 kW; 503 bhp) at 6,500 rpm,[4] and 600 N·m (440 lb·ft) of torque between 2,500 and 5,000 rpm.[9][30][31] There are two turbochargers, both single-scroll IHI designs integrated into the manifold, with water-charge air coolers.[32] It has side mounted direct fuel injection and its turbo boost pressure reaches up to 35 pounds per square inch (2.4 bar) at the peak.[33]

Thanks to cylinder deactivation (with the ability to switch off three of the six cylinders),[9] this model achieves a fuel consumption of 8.5 litres per 100 kilometres (33 mpg‑imp; 28 mpg‑US) and CO2 emissions of 198 g/km, in the combined cycle.[30]

The Quadrifoglio weighs 1,524 kilograms (3,360 pounds) (DIN) for a power-to-weight ratio of 3 kg/PS.[34] This is achieved thanks to the Quadrifoglio sharing the other models' composite and light alloy construction, as well as featuring a roof and engine bonnet made of carbon fibre.[22]

Rear view of a Giulia Quadrifoglio with racing kit

From the front, the Quadrifoglio distinguishes itself from the rest of the range by a specific front bumper—with a carbon fibre splitter and enlarged air intakes for the twin intercoolers and for the brakes—and by a bonnet pierced by two cooling outlets for the engine bay. On the sides, the front wings also have outlets to extract air from the wheel wells, and bear Quadrifoglio badges; the side skirts are specific to the model, as are the 19-inch[9] alloy wheels. At the rear a low-profile carbon fibre spoiler is applied to the boot lid, and a rear diffuser makes up the lower half of the bumper, flanked by quadruple exhaust tips. Working in conjunction with the faired-in underside, the diffuser is fully functional in generating downforce—as at the front is the "Active Aero Splitter",[34] which can vary its angle of attack by 10°, moved by electric motors.[9] Alfa Romeo claims these active aero features to be firsts in the Giulia's market segment[9] and are able to generate up to 100 kg (220 lb) of downforce at 300 km/h (190 mph).[35] The Giulia Quadrifoglio has a drag coefficient (Cd) of 0.32.[8]

Mechanically, this model is fitted with a torque vectoring rear differential,[24] able to send 100% of the torque to the left or right wheel,[36] and, on the model which debuted in July 2015, a six-speed manual transmission,[9] made by ZF.[37] The braking system uses carbon ceramic rotors,[23] six-pot front and four-pot rear calipers, and auxiliary rear calipers for the parking brake. The electronic stability control and the traditional brake servo are combined in a single electromechanical system.

Inside, the dashboard is part-trimmed in leather and carbon fibre trim and the engine start button is located on the multi-function steering wheel. In addition, the driver is offered Alfa Romeo's "DNA" dynamic control selector, which is placed on the centre dashboard.[9] Driving modes include "Dynamic", "Natural" and "Advanced Efficiency" modes (the last one uses cylinder deactivation for increased fuel economy), and "Race" (for high performance — with louder exhaust note and all electronic stability control systems turned off).[34]

The launch prices of the Quadrifoglio in Italy range from €79,000 to €95,000 for a version with full racing kit,[38] which includes carbon ceramic brake discs and ultra-light carbonfibre sport seats.[35]

Performance[edit]

According to Alfa Romeo, the Giulia Quadrifoglio can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.9 seconds[23][24] and come to a standstill from that speed in 32 meters, when fitted with carbon ceramic brakes.[35] This model has also lapped Nurburgring's Nordschleife circuit in just 7:39.0, which is record for a saloon car.[39] In September 2016 was published new lap record with automatic transmission version, new record was timed at 7 minutes and 32 seconds.[40][41] The Car and Driver magazine has measured standing quarter mile in 11.9 seconds at 121 mph (195 km/h) and zero to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 3.6 seconds.[42] In Motor Trend Head 2 Head (Ep. 85) the Quadrifoglio won over BMW M3 Competition, in the same episode it was also valued better than Mercedes-AMG C63 and Cadillac ATS-V. The track test was made in Chuckwalla Valley Raceway. The car was previewed in The Grand Tour tv series in January 2017, it lapped their test track only 1.1 seconds behind the new all wheel drive Honda NSX (second generation) (both driven in wet track), good performance for a rear wheel drive car. The Quadrifoglio went round the Top Gear test track in 1:21.40.[43]

Veloce[edit]

Giulia Veloce was presented at the 2016 Paris International Motor Show in October. A Veloce is available with two new engines: the 2.0-litre turbo petrol and the 2.2-litre diesel, both equipped with 8-speed automatic transmission and Alfa Q4 all-wheel drive.

The Veloce has specific bumpers and glossy black door trim; it has also various sports contents like special rear extractor with a double exhaust pipe and optional 5-hole 19-inch alloy wheel rims. Inside it has black leather sport seats and sports steering wheel with an original grip, aluminium inserts on the dashboard, central tunnel, door panels and Xenon headlights. The Polizia di Stato take delivery of a single Alfa Romeo Giulia police patrol car wrapped in a light blue paint with white stripes on the sides of the car with the words POLIZIA in block letters underneath together with the new Alfa Romeo Giulietta and the Jeep Renegade police cars.

The new petrol straight-4 engine has 280 metric horsepower (206 kW; 276 hp) at 5,250 rpm and a maximum torque of 400 N·m (295 lb·ft) at 2,250 rpm. It has MultiAir electro-hydraulic valve activation system along with "2-in-1" " turbocharger system and direct injection with a 200-bar high pressure system. The 210 PS (154 kW; 207 hp) diesel all aluminum straight-4 engine comes with MultiJet II technology and electrically operated variable geometry turbocharger.

The Alfa Q4 all wheel drive system behaves like a rear-drive vehicle: 100% of torque is distributed to the rear axle. As it reaches the wheel adherence limit, the system transfers up to 60% of the drive torque to the front axle.[44]

Advanced Efficiency[edit]

In Paris 2016 was shown also Giulia`s economic version called "AE" - Advanced Efficiency. The AE is available as Giulia and Giulia Super trim levels, it has 180 PS (132 kW; 178 hp) diesel engine and 8-speed automatic transmission. It has 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US) consumption and just 99 g/km of CO2 emissions in the combined cycle. It has some specific technical solutions to achieve these values like implementation of a low-pressure EGR valve that improves engine efficiency, an air-water intercooler, a secondary engine cooling circuit in addition to the primary circuit, and specific gearbox ratios. The height of the car body is lowered by 5 mm (0.2 in), it has specifically designed alloy wheel rims and the drag coefficient has been reduced to 0.23 for improved aerodynamic efficiency. The Giulia "AE" Advanced Efficiency is fitted with specific 205/60 R16 tyres for reducing rolling resistance.

Giulia North America models[edit]

In North America the Giulia will be available as two "base" models—the Giulia and the Giulia Ti (for Turismo internazionale). Both with a 2.0-liter, turbocharged 280 hp (209 kW) four-cylinder engine 280 with 306 pound-feet (415 N·m) of torque. AWD is optional and the only transmission option is an eight-speed automatic. The 505 horsepower (377 kW) Quadrifoglio will be also in lineup for the United States. The first US deliveries of the Giulia took place in September 2016. According to FCA parts catalogue EPER, North America will also receive the 350 horsepower (261 kW) Veloce version.

Equipment and safety[edit]

Euro NCAP test results
Alfa Romeo Giulia (2016)[45]
Test Points %
Overall: 5 /5 stars
Adult occupant: 37.4 98%
Child occupant: 39.7 81%
Pedestrian: 29.2 69%
Safety assist: 7.3 60%

All Giulia models have active safety systems as standard, including the Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Autonomous Emergency Brake (AEB) and pedestrian detection, IBS (Integrated Brake System) based on Continental MK C1 electronic brake control system,[46] Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and cruise control with speed limiter. The Giulia is the first car in the world to use Continental MK C1 electronic brake system. Stopping distance from 100 km/h to 0 are 38.5 m for the Giulia and 32 m for the Quadrifoglio.

Depending on trim level it has a 6.5-inch or 8.8-inch color display, optional Sport, Performance and Luxury Packs are also available. The Sport pack includes sports steering wheel with added grip, aluminum inserts on the dashboard, center console and door panels, and Xenon headlights. The luxury package offers leather upholstery and wood trim. The performance pack includes mechanical limited-slip differential, electronic suspension and paddle shifters to streering wheel in automatic versions.

Chassis Domain Control (CDC), developed with Magneti Marelli, coordinates and controls all the on-board electronics: Torque Vectoring, Active Aero Splitter, active suspension, brakes, steering and ESC system—according to the mode selected by the driver using the new Alfa DNA Pro.

The Giulia was crash tested in June 2016 by Euro NCAP, with a score of 98% for the adult occupant protection—at the time the highest score ever achieved by any car, even with the introduction of a more stringent rating system in 2015. Overall the Giulia achieved five star results.[47]

Engines and performance[edit]

2.9 L V6 Quadrifoglio Twin Turbo engine
Engine and transmission Displacement Max. power
(CE)[8]
Peak torque
(CE)[8]
Top speed 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) Combined consumption
(CE)[8]
CO2 emissions
(CE)[8]
Notes
Petrol engine range
2.9 L 90° V6 24v Twin turbo MT6[9] 2,891 cc (176.4 cu in)[8] 510 PS (503 hp; 375 kW) at 6,500 rpm[31] 600 N·m (440 lb·ft) at 2,500–5,500 rpm[48] 307 km/h (191 mph)[31] 3.9 s[23] 8.5 L/100 km (33 mpg‑imp; 28 mpg‑US)[31] 198[31] Only Right-hand traffic countries except North America.
2.9 L 90° V6 24v Twin turbo AT8 2,891 cc (176.4 cu in)[8] 510 PS (503 hp; 375 kW) at 6,500 rpm[31] 600 N·m (440 lb·ft) at 2,500–5,500 rpm[48] 307 km/h (191 mph)[31] 3.9 s 8.2 L/100 km (34 mpg‑imp; 29 mpg‑US)[49] 189 Both Right and Left-hand traffic countries
2.0 L I4 GME MultiAir Turbo AT8 Q4[50] 1,995 cc (121.7 cu in) 280 PS (276 hp; 206 kW) at 5250 rpm 400 N·m (300 lb·ft) at 2,250–4,500 rpm 240 km/h (149 mph)[48] 5.2 s 6.4 L/100 km (44 mpg‑imp; 37 mpg‑US) 152
2.0 L I4 GME MultiAir Turbo AT8 1,995 cc (121.7 cu in)[51] 200 PS (197 hp; 147 kW) at 5,000 rpm 330 N·m (243.4 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm 235 km/h (146 mph) 6.6 s[52] 5.9 L/100 km (48 mpg‑imp; 40 mpg‑US) 138
Diesel engine range
2.2 L I4 Multijet II AT8 Q4[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 210 PS (207 hp; 154 kW)[53] 470 N·m (350 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm 235 km/h (146 mph) 6.8 s 4.7 L/100 km (60 mpg‑imp; 50 mpg‑US) 122
2.2 L I4 Multijet II AT8 Q4[54] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 180 PS (178 hp; 132 kW) 450 N·m (330 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm n/a n/a n/a n/a
2.2 L I4 Multijet II AT8[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 180 PS (178 hp; 132 kW)[53] 450 N·m (330 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm 230 km/h (143 mph) 7.1 s 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US) 109
2.2 L I4 Multijet II AE AT8[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 180 PS (178 hp; 132 kW) at 3,750 rpm[53] 450 N·m (330 lb·ft) at 1750 rpm 230 km/h (143 mph) 7.0 s 3.8 L/100 km (74 mpg‑imp; 62 mpg‑US) 99
2.2 L I4 Multijet II MT6[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 180 PS (178 hp; 132 kW) at 3,750 rpm[53] 380 N·m (280 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm 230 km/h (143 mph) 7.6 s 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US) 109
2.2 L I4 Multijet II MT6[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 150 PS (148 hp; 110 kW) at 4,000 rpm[53] 380 N·m (280 lb·ft) at 1,500 rpm 221 km/h (137 mph) 8.4 s 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US) 109
2.2 L I4 Multijet II AT8[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 150 PS (148 hp; 110 kW) at 4,000 rpm[53] 450 N·m (330 lb·ft) at 1,750 rpm 221 km/h (137 mph) 8.2 s 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US)[55] 109
2.2 L I4 Multijet II MT6[53] 2,143 cc (130.8 cu in) 136 PS (134 hp; 100 kW) at 4,250 rpm[56] 380 N·m (280 lb·ft) at 1,500 rpm 210 km/h (130 mph) 9.0 s 4.2 L/100 km (67 mpg‑imp; 56 mpg‑US) 109 Offered only in some EU markets, for tax reasons
Note: MT6 6-speed manual transmission, AT8 8-speed automatic transmission, Q4 all-wheel drive

North America engines and performance[edit]

Engine and transmission Displacement Max. power Peak torque Top speed 0–60 mph (0–97 km/h) EPA fuel economy
combined
Notes
Petrol engine range
2.9 L 90° V6 24v Twin turbo AT8 2,891 cc (176.4 cu in) 505 hp (512 PS; 377 kW) at 6,500 rpm[57] 443 lb·ft (600 N·m) at 2,500–5,500 rpm 191 mph (307 km/h) 3.8 s[58] 20 mpg‑US (12 L/100 km; 24 mpg‑imp)
2.0 L I4 GME MultiAir Turbo AT8 Q4[26] 1,995 cc (121.7 cu in) 280 hp (284 PS; 209 kW) at 5,200 rpm 306 lb·ft (410 N·m) at 2,000–4,800 rpm 149 mph (240 km/h) 5.1 s 26 mpg‑US (9.0 L/100 km; 31 mpg‑imp)
2.0 L I4 GME MultiAir Turbo AT8 [26] 1,995 cc (121.7 cu in) 280 hp (284 PS; 209 kW) at 5,200 rpm 306 lb·ft (410 N·m) at 2,000-4,800 rpm 149 mph (240 km/h) 5.1 s 27 mpg‑US (8.7 L/100 km; 32 mpg‑imp)

Awards[edit]

  • EuroCarBody Award 2016
  • Auto Europa 2017
  • Das Goldene Lenkrad: The most beautiful car of 2016
  • 2017 Driver’s Choice Award for Best New Luxury Car[59]
  • 2017 Auto del Año (Car of the Year) in Mid-size Sedan Segment by Hispanic Motor Press[60]
  • 2016 BBC Top Gear Magazine Awards:Car of the Year' title and the inaugural public vote for 'Car of 2016'[61]
  • Best Car 2017 - German magazine Auto, Motor und Sport
  • Croatian Auto Klub magazine award: Croauto 2017
  • 2017 Newcomer of the Year, Quattroruote
  • All-new 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Named Best “Luxury Performance Car” of 2017 by New York Daily News Autos Team[62]
  • Wards 10 Best Interiors[63]
  • 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Wins “Super Sedan” in Popular Mechanics’ Automotive Excellence Awards[64]
  • 2017 10 Best Interiors List by WardsAuto
  • 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio named “Car of Texas” and “Performance Sedan of Texas” and took home “Most Drives” honor[65]

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