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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio: Ferrari turbo V6 for first SUV

The new Alfa Romeo Stelvio is the brand’s first SUV, and it will be available in Quadrifoglio trim with a 2.9-liter turbo V6 by Ferrari.

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The Stelvio Quadrifoglio has a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 with 377kW (505hp) and 600Nm (443 lb-ft), a 0 to 60mph time of 3.9 seconds, and a top speed of 285km/h (177mph).

The Quadrifoglio also has a torque vectoring differential, Chassis Domain Control (CDC), aluminum column-mounted paddle shifters, leather and Alcantara bucket seats, carbonfiber trim, and high performance brakes.

The Stelvio and Stelvio Ti have a 2-liter direct injection turbo 4-cylinder engine with 209kW (280hp) and 415Nm (306 lb-ft), and a top speed of 144mph.

In Europe, the Stelvio will also be available with a 2.2-liter turbo-diesel 4-cylinder.

All models including the Quadrifoglio have standard AWD.

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is based on the same Giorgio platform used by the Giulia sedan.