Alfa Romeo Stelvio Review
Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Alfa Romeo will offer the Stelvio in 13 different paint colors combined with seven different wheel designs, ranging in size from 18 inches to 21 inches in diameter, the Stelvio’s exterior design is heavily based on the Giulia’s. Much like the Giulia Quadrifoglio, the performance version of the SUV received an extremely aggressive front fascia with sleek headlamps that extend well into the nose, Official photography depicts the racy Stelvio Quadrifoglio, complete with its four-leaf clover insignias on the fenders, signature aluminum wheel design, red-painted front brake calipers,Around back, the taillights are the only features that remind of the sedan, but the clusters are unique to this model, with revised LED strips and the reverse lights mounted toward the upper edge.
The SUV’s dashboard is also a multi-layered element with an Alcantara-wrapped top, carbon-fiber trim in the middle, and a leather lower section. Both have identical A/C vents, center consoles and steering wheels, but the crossover did get a few unique features, Every new Stelvio will have a Formula One racing-inspired, flat-bottom steering wheel with an integrated engine start button, leather seating, and more. Standard versions also get a 6.6-inch infotainment display with smartphone projection, Two rotary dials in the center console enable the driver to control the DNA Drive Mode system, which comes with a fourth Race model compared to the standard model, and the 8.8-inch (versus the standard 6.5-inch) screen infotainment system.
Fuel & Engine
Stelvio and Stelvio Ti models are equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine making 280 horsepower. Torque measures 306 pound-feet, and peaks from 2,250 rpm to 4,500 rpm. An 8-speed automatic transmission is standard, the mill delivers 505 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, the same amount as the sedan, which makes the Stelvio by far the most potent crossover in its class, All Stelvios are engineered to provide as close to perfect weight distribution as is possible. Extensive use of aluminum for suspension components assists in this effort.
Seating for five people in a midsize package
Stelvio, Stelvio Ti, and Stelvio Quadrifoglio model series
Turbocharged 4-cylinder or twin-turbocharged V6 engine
Should be expensive
Purists might not agree with an Alfa-badged SUV
As far as driver assistance and safety technologies are concerned, Alfa Romeo has confirmed that a reversing camera is standard, and that the Stelvio will also offer forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, conditions, the system can bring the car to a full stop without driver intervention. The standard package also includes Lane Departure Warning, which alerts the driver of inadvertent lane departure. Blind-spot Monitoring.