We Drive Alfa Romeo’s Stunning, 505-hp Giulia Quadrifoglio!

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-The gestation of the Alfa Romeo Giulia has been as complicated as the plot line of an Italian telenovela, with its development (or seeming lack thereof) occurring in parallel with Alfa’s ambition to return to the United States. It has been a decade since then Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne first promised to bring the Italian brand back here, with Fiat’s merger with Chrysler in 2009 offering an obvious shortcut to making it happen. The original plan was for the Giulia to use the same corporate Compact Wide platform as the Dodge Dart and the Chrysler 200; fortunately, this was nixed, and Alfa instead developed a new rear-wheel-drive platform mostly by itself. The production Giulia made its debut in mid-2015, and the car finally will reach the U.S. late this year as a 2017 model. READ MORE ››


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