A few weeks ago, we reported on a gossip initial published by Autocar that Alfa Romeo is apparently operative on a 641 horsepower various of a Giulia coupe. Now, the publication is stating that Alfa Romeo is approaching to announce a new operation of opening hybrid models and a new vast SUV in June.
The skeleton will be announced by Sergio Marchionne, trainer of primogenitor association Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, during a Balocco exam track.
As of now, we know that a Giulia coupe will be offering with dual variants of a hybrid powertrain. The bottom chronicle will be formed on a Giulia’s 276-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and a some-more absolute various will be formed on a Giulia Quadrifoglio’s 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine, FCA confirmed.
The 2.0 chronicle is approaching to furnish a total appetite outlay of 345 hp while a 2.9-liter chronicle is approaching to furnish a total appetite outlay of 641 hp, creation it a many absolute engine ever propitious to a road-going Alfa Romeo indication in a company’s history. For comparison, a V-8 found in a Ferrari 488 produces only 20 some-more horsepower.
The high-performance appetite liberation complement (ERS) drivetrains are subsequent from a HY-KERS powertrain grown by Ferrari and Magneti Marelli for a LaFerrari hypercar. These new hybrid systems are claimed to be some-more modernized than ones now used in Formula 1 cars, according to Autocar.
In serve to a sedan, a Giulia coupe could also be offering as dual and five-door variants, identical to a Audi A5 and A5 Sportback. The new Giulia physique styles are approaching to be launched in 2019.
Besides a Giulia coupe, a new vast SUV, a critical indication for Alfa Romeo in a U.S., will be formed on a Stelvio platform, Autocar reports. The vast SUV will be offering with a amiable hybrid complement and an electric turbocharger powered by a 48-volt electrical system, and FCA orator confirmed.
Compared to a Stelvio, a new vast SUV is approaching to be 200 kilograms (441 pounds) heavier and a seven-seat chronicle could also be offering as well. The new vast SUV is approaching to go on sale in late 2019.
Even yet a new hybrid appetite plants concentration heavily on performance, Alfa Romeo engineers explain that they will also be some-more fuel fit and furnish fewer emissions.
By adding a Giulia coupe and generally a vast SUV to a portfolio, Alfa Romeo is anticipating that these dual new models will beget some-more seductiveness in vehicle consumers and potentially boost a marketplace share in a rarely rival U.S. vehicle industry.
The Drive reached out to FCA for additional sum on these dual vehicles, though a orator declined to criticism further.