This is the new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio which comes with an impressive 2.9 litre Bi-turbo V6 engine which produces 510bhp and an incredible 600Nm of torque.
To help deliver the immense power, Alfa have fitted an eight speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters as standard, active suspension to help deliver the ride and active aerodynamics so the driver can enjoy the thrills.
And by thrills we mean it will reach from 0 to 62 mph in less than four seconds, helped hugely by the torque, with a top speed of 190 mph. Incredibly, Alfa says its Giulia Quadrifoglio should return 49 mpg with emissions of 189g/km, though in real world use, that fuel economy figure will probably be much less.
Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio carries the firm’s new ‘semi-virtual’ steering axis
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio also carries the firm’s new ‘semi-virtual’ steering axis which claims to deliver more accurate steering and utilises torque vectoring and rear differential so the power to each wheel is delivered effectively to boost grip.
Indeed, the car should make an interesting choice when compared with the Mercedes AMG C63 as well as the BMW M3, since it’s not only cheaper but its engine produces more power too.
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The rear-wheel drive Giulia Quadrifoglio also has a carbon fibre active air splitter which delivers 100 kg of downforce when travelling at top speed. Among the safety kit is pedestrian detection and autonomous emergency braking – which will work should the car detect an imminent collision.
There’s also blindspot monitoring, collision warning, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is priced from £59,000 and will go on sale from October.