Alfa launches Giulia Veloce 14 | 04 | 2017

    ALFA ROMEO HAS lifted the wraps from its new Giulia Veloce. The 276bhp, 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol is on-sale now at Scottish dealerships priced from £37,935.

    Mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission with sends the power to the rear wheels, the new Giulia Veloce sits between the Giulia Speciale and flagship Giulia Quadrifoglio in the line-up.

    The Veloce convers the 0-62mph sprint on 5.7secs and carries on to a maximum of 149mph. Alfa says the new engine returns 46.3mpg on the combined cycle and emits just 141g/km CO2.

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    The Giulia Veloce shares the enhanced sports exterior styling of the Speciale, including sports bumpers, black gloss window surround and rear sports diffuser with dual exhausts, but adds 18in 10-spoke Turbine alloy wheels and black brake calipers.

    Stunning Misano Blue paint, as seen in the photo, is available, as an option, exclusively on the Giulia Veloce.

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    The same quality feel continues inside with a driver focused layout, which is complimented by a choice of black, tan or red Italian leather Sport seats and aluminium shift paddles on the steering column.

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    Standard equipment on the Veloce includes front & rear parking sensors, headlamp washers and upgraded braking system with larger diameter front and rear brake discs, on top of the standard dual-zone climate control, Alfa DNA driving mode selector and 8.8-inch Alfa Connect infotainment system.

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    Achieving a five-star Euro NCAP rating and 98% score for passenger safety, all models in the Giulia range includes Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking with pedestrian recognition, Lane Departure Warning, Integrated Braking System and cruise control with speed limiter.

    Related: Alfa Romeo unveils Stelvio SUV

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    Jim McGill

     

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