The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an upcoming compact luxury crossover SUV to be produced by Alfa Romeo. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is expected to go into production in Cassino Plant FCA towards the end of 2016, with revenues for the beginning of 2017. The name comes from the famous Stelvio Pass, a mountain pass curve in northern Italy. The Stelvio was presented at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio are compete in the same category Porsche Macan, the Jaguar F-Pace, Audi Q5, and BMW X3.
With a four-wheel drive system, the 2018 Stelvio drive inspires driving confidence whatever the weather or terrain. Providing all-weather performance with a powerful Active Transfer Case (ATC) and the advanced technology of the active clutch, the system constantly monitors road conditions to provide the distribution of the ideal torque in every situation.
Premonition by the Kamal concept car in 2003, the Stelvio is the first production Alfa Romeo SUV, but Alfa Romeo has made its first off-road Matta in 1950. 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio uses a modified version of the Giorgio platform shared with the Giulia and will be available in both rear-wheel drive configurations and traction. In North America, Stelvio will be available in three different trim levels: Stelvio, Stelvio Ti (International Tourism), and Quadrifoglio.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio : Interior
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a five-seat two-row SUV. The front seats are comfortable and provide subtle support that hugs the hips. There is sufficient head and knee room even for taller drivers and passengers. The rear seats are not very pleasant. There’s ample room for kids and younger teens, but the sloping roofline means headroom for adults is tight. The Stelvio’s interior is elegantly designed and adds to the sporty feel of the SUV. However, some materials lag behind segment standards, especially in lower trim levels with a lot of hard plastic. Some of these inexpensive plastics carry over to higher trim levels, but at least they’re complemented by padded and leather-wrapped surfaces.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio : Engine
Under the hood, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio engine will probably be similar to that of the Giulia, constituted by a turbo 2.0 liter in-line four and a diesel 2.2-liter inline-four. A variant Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio performance-oriented will be offered as well, powered by a 2.9-liter V6 twin-turbo Alfa Romeo Giulia-rated Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio with 503 horsepower. A six-speed manual and an eight-speed automatic can be used.
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio : Safety
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, stopping on a dime has become easier. The 2018 Romeo Stelvio comes with an integrated braking system segment-first, which guarantees instant response near shorter braking distances. To intensify the emotions while stepping up security, available carbon ceramic brakes on the Stelvio Quadrifoglio redefine the rules of the game. Safeguard its drivers while pushing forward Alfa Romeo has characterized from the beginning, and 2018 Stelvio is no exception. With the combination of technology driver assistance and state-of-the-art safety features, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio keeps drivers on the offensive and out of danger. The advanced driving assistance functions available include Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, and autonomous emergency braking with Forward Collision Warning over, which come as standard features for the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio.