By blowing the theme “La meccania delle emozioni” which means spirit of mechanical emotions, Alfa Romeo takes the floor at the event in Los Angles Auto Show 2016. One of its flagship model, is the prime SUV, 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Competing in the middle segment, Alfa Romeo Stelvio filling class C segment, competing with the Mercedes-Benz GLC or BMW X3.
“The latest generation of Stelvio, named as one of the best in the world, creating a new segment for this segment,” said Reid Bigland, head of Alfa Romeo in LA, USA, at the launch. Alfa Romeo called the 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio as a translation of the typical Italian design, by the engineer in LA. Finding a balance between engineering design and emotion.
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio standard will be equipped with a new aluminum engine, 2.0 liter, direct injection, turbo, combined with the 8-speed automatic transmission. The power offered amounted to 280 HP and torque of 306 lb-ft. A carbon touch on the driveshaft, dual exhaust, also a rim choice of 18 inch – 20 inch.
Premium accent was also felt on the skin layer on the seats, reversing camera, parking sensors, a power liftgate, Formula One steering wheel integrated with the start button, and there are others.
Special variant is also available, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. Called special because it offers the average ability above of its competitors. Engine-powered 2.9-liter, 24-valve, bi-turbo intercooled, V-6, offers power up to 505 HP and 443 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive system is also a special option.