2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio: Stalwart Engineering Meets Italian Elegance

 

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

The opulently designed Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an aggregate of stalwart engineering, elegance, and Italian luxury. The Stelvio takes the concept of a luxury crossover to the next level with its alluring contours, innovative Q4 all-wheel drive technology, and a powerful direct-injection I4 intercooled turbo engine.

Power and performance are at the heart of this innovative design. The standard model is equipped with a 2.0L I4 intercooled turbo engine that boasts 280 horse power, 306lb-ft of torque, and an 8 speed automatic transmission. Its top speed has been recorded at 144mph. With the Alfa Romeo adaptive shift technology you’re guaranteed to experience a thrilling ride with great fuel economy. The Stelvio also offers a steering column-mounted aluminum paddle shifter option to deliver performance and control that will placate any off-road enthusiasts.

Beyond the basics of a 4cyl 2.0l turbo package, the 2018 Stelvio will also be offered with a V6 option in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. The Quadrifoglio comes equipped with all the glamour and luxury of the basic package and a powerful 2.9L twin turbo direct injected V6. The 2.9L V6 boasts 443lb-ft torque, and a best-in-class top speed of 177 mph. 

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio experience is truly one of a kind, and this 2018 crossover is sure to make its mark as king of the road.

Beauty of the Beast

At first glance, the Stelvio stands tall atop 19-inch aluminum wheels with 235/55R19 all-season touring tires. The ground clearance combined with the Alfa Romeo double wishbone front, and multi-link rear, aluminum suspension is enough to satisfy even the most rugged of off road enthusiasts. Combining off-road suspension with sleek aerodynamic contours and a stylish body, the Stelvio simply exudes powerhouse performance that is guaranteed to dominate on and off the road.

Off road performance isn’t the only feature that makes the new Alfa Romeo contender for the king of the Crossovers, luxurious Nappa leather wrapped seats and steering-wheel allows you to ride in comfort and style. This Ferrari inspired crossover aims to deliver the ultimate in SUV experience that only Italian made craftsmanship can deliver.

Top Rated Safety

Driver safety and experience were top priority in concept and design. The Stelvio comes equipped with an interactive color driving cluster that puts the latest in vehicle trip information, blue tooth phone technology, and stereo controls right at the driver’s finger tips.  Safety and security are key, which is why the Stelvio comes stock with an integrated brake system to optimize braking performance, standard back up camera with rear park sensors, and an available forward collision detection option.

The Ultimate Driving Experience

The patented Alfa Romeo D.N.A driving controls allows the driver to choose their driving experience. The D.N.A. controls offer 4 modes, Natural, Dynamic, All Weather, and Race. In Natural mode gear shifting is configured for comfort and a smooth ride. In Dynamic mode gear shifting time is reduced by 25%, and the Electronic Stability Control is activated to reduce stability loss on winding roads and hard angles. In All-weather mode acceleration is regulated to guarantee driver safety, and the Anti-slip regulator is activated to manage power to match road conditions. Race mode minimizes intervention of all electronic systems and gives the driver near complete control over the vehicles performance.

Road Trip Ready Cargo Hold

Performance isn’t everything when it comes to the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. This crossover is designed to be the perfect vehicle for family outings and road trips. It comes with a standard 40/20/20 split fold down rear seat, and a 525-litre boot to maximum storage capacity for those family outings and camping trips.

Packages and Options

The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is also being offered in upgradable packages for the true car enthusiasts.

The first option­—­Thrill Seeker package—includes 19-inch aluminum wheels with 235/55R19 all-season touring tires, gloss black window surrounds and black roof rails, colored brake calipers with your choice of red, black, or yellow, sport leather-wrapped steering wheel with black push-button start, and steering column-mounted aluminum paddle shifters

The second option—Sport Appearance package—includes 19-inch aluminum wheels with 235/55R19 all-season touring tires, gloss black window surrounds and black roof rails, colored brake calipers with your choice of red, black, or yellow, sport leather-wrapped steering wheel with black push-button start, steering column-mounted aluminum paddle shifters, aluminum interior accents with aluminum pedals and footrest.

For all pricing and package options call or visit Rairdon's Alfa Romeo of Kirkland today. Our highly qualified sales associates are eager to assist you in finding the right vehicle that will fulfil the needs of your driving experience.

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