2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: Is the Wait Finally Over?

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

The Giulia’s gestation has been as complicated as the plot line of an Italian telenovela, with its development (or lack of it) happening in parallel with Alfa Romeo’s ambition to return fully to the United States. It’s been a decade since Sergio Marchionne, then Fiat’s CEO, first promised to bring Alfa back, the merger with Chrysler in 2009 offering an obvious shortcut to making it happen. The original plan was for the Giulia to use the same Compact U.S. Wide platform that underpinned the Dodge Dart and Chrysler 200. Fortunately, that certain rendezvous with disaster was nixed, reportedly by Marchionne himself when he realized what a bad basis for an aspirational sports sedan the Dart would be. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/features/2017-alfa-romeo-giulia-11-important-questions-feature

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