Alfa Romeo Giulia Coupe Will Be Almost As Powerful As The Ferrari 488

May 18, 2018 889

Alfa Romeo has struggled to make its mark in America so far, despite adding an SUV to its lineup. Right now, the Italian automaker sells three models in the US: the 4C sports car, the Giulia sedan, and the Stelvio SUV, but the current range will soon be expanded with the introduction of two new models joining the Alfa Romeo family. Rumors have suggested Alfa Romeo is plotting a sportier two-door coupe version of the Giulia packing even more power than the 505-hp Quadrifoglio trim.

Now, Autocar has confirmed the Giulia Coupe will be officially announced as early as next month by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ head honcho Sergio Marchionne at the company’s Balocco test track in Italy, 14 years to the day after he became FCA’s boss. Expected to go on sale in 2019, the Giulia Coupe will be offered with high-performance hybrid powertrains as well as conventional engine options taken from the Giulia sedan. Like the Audi A5 and A5 Sportback, it could also be offered with two or five doors to widen its appeal. Two powertrains are reportedly in development.

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