Starting signal. The orders are open for the first SUV in the history of the Milanese manufacturer.
Initially revealed in its most advanced version Quadrifoglio, the SUV Stelvio is unveiled here in a version less heavily armed.
This version ? A series of launching as his surname First Edition indicates. From a mechanical point of view, the 2.0 liters of gasoline delivering 280 hp at 5,250 rpm and 400 Nm at 2250 rpm, coupled with the 8-speed automatic transmission and the 4-wheel drive system Q4.
230 km / h at top speed and 5.7 s at 0 to 100 km / h are announced, as are consumption and emission levels of 7 l / 100 km and 161 g / km of CO2 940 euros).
Like any series launch respectable, it is richly endowed with ” leather upholstery full flower, real wood inserts, heated front seats electrically adjustable, aluminum paddle shifters and alloy wheels 20 with painted brake calipers “And even system infotainment system with 3D navigation and 8.8-inch touchscreen or electrically operated tailgate, rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors (etc, etc.) not to mention the whole battery of driving aids : »Forward Collision Warning» with autonomous emergency braking or line crossing control »Lane Departure Warning».
Count 57 400 euros this with three years of guarantee or 100 000 km. For the entry-level patience up to the Geneva show where we should learn more.
Source: Alfa Romeo.
Credit illustrations: Alfa Romeo.