Alfa Romeo officially confirmed the premiere of the new sedan for 24th June
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in an interview during the Detroit Auto Show has confirmed that Alfa Romeo this year to offer customers its new sedan. The premiere of the new Alfa sedan will be held on 24 June (when the Alfa Romeo celebrates its 100th anniversary), and his name should be Giulia, the successor to the model 159. In any case, it is known that this model is developed under the codename Tipo 952, while in recent months have been recorded and the test examples.
For now it’s known that the new Alfa Sedan with its dimensions will be placed between the BMW 3 and 5 Series. The car will be based on the Maserati-developed rear wheel drive Giorgio platform, but will be available and all-wheel drive version. The engine range will consist four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, while the most powerful GTA variant probably will get a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 unit with blistering 520 hp. At the end, let us add that after Giulia on the market will come and Alfa’s first SUV based on the same Giorgio platform and with the sedan will share a number of common components. Both vehicles are part of the plan for the development of eight new Alfa Romeo models, which will be launched by 2018, and should be produced in Alfa’s factories in Cassino, near Rome. Alfa Romeo Giulia first spy photos: