Alfa Romeo launches Stelvio Quadrifoglio at Auto China 2018
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the brand’s high-performance premium SUV today made its Asia debut at Auto China 2018.Auto China 2018 is held from April 25, 2018 to May 4, 2018. The Alfa Romeo stand is located in Hall E1 in the New China International Exhibition Center of Beijing.The first “Quadrifoglio” also to be a SUV. This is Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the new model with many class-topping features, which immediately becomes the new benchmark in the premium compact SUV segment. With its awe-inspiring design, performance and technology, 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.Stelvio Quadrifoglio arrival also marks the availability of the full Quadrifoglio family in China, comprising an ultimate expression of Italian passion for China’s performance car fans. It will also build a diverse but passionate line-up with other models – premium SUV Stelvio, premium sports sedan Giulia and the high performance Giulia Quadrifoglio.
Fastest in Nürburgring, Stelvio Quadrifoglio redefining Premium SUVs
Stelvio Quadrifoglio is equipped with the exclusive aluminium 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine, developed with inputs from Ferrari technologies and engineering know-how, which delivers maximum power of 510 HP at 6,500 rpm and generates a maximum torque of 600 Nm from 2,500 to 5,000 rpm. This power plant is teamed with the specifically calibrated eight-speed automatic transmission that allows gear shifts in just 150 milliseconds in Race driving mode. Moreover, to maximise the driving experience, the model is equipped as standard with one-piece aluminium paddle shifters integral with the steering column.
Its performance is outstanding: acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds and best-in-class top speed of 283 km/h. But the Alfa Romeo sports SUV is also incredibly efficient in terms of emission and fuel consumption, thanks to its electronically controlled cylinder deactivation system and the “sailing” function, available in Advanced Efficiency driving mode.
About The Stelvio Quadrifoglio
Stelvio Quadrifoglio holds two best-in-class titles which make it the highest-performing SUV in its segment: with a kerb weight of 1,830 kg, the model boasts the best weight/power ratio in its category (3.6 kg/HP) and the best specific power (176 HP/l). These amazing results, synonymous with great pleasure at the wheel, were achieved through perfect weight distribution between the two axles and the use of ultra-lightweight materials such as carbon fibre for the driveshaft and aluminium for the engine, suspensions, brakes, doors, wheel-arches, bonnet and tailgate.Another special feature of Stelvio Quadrifoglio is the innovative electromechanical Integrated Brake System (IBS) – an Alfa Romeo brand exclusive, which first appeared on the Giulia – which has become the new benchmark in terms of both swift response and stopping distance, on any road surface, and weight reduction compared to a conventional braking system. High-performance Brembo carbon-ceramic discs are available as an optional. To satisfy consumers yearning for ultimate performance, Stelvio Quadrifoglio is also offering an ultra-lightweight Sparco seats provides desired support in intense driving and sustained comfort during long-distance drives.