The 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta is coming to the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show and if you liked your Giuliettas before, you’re going to love the additions the Italian automaker did for the new model year.
Aesthetically, you won’t notice a whole lot of changes from afar. But once you take a closer look, you see a multitude of additions that improves the profile and character of the Italian hatch.
Where the big change comes with the Giulietta is the addition of a new powertrain that joins a healthy list of engines that are already available for the Giulietta.
Add the new color options, the interior upgrades, and a choice of three different sized wheels and you have a car that could turn out to be one of the pleasant surprises of Frankfurt next week. Don’t sleep on this model because there’s a good chance you’re going to be jolted awake once you get your hands on it.
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Could it be that Alfa Romeo is preparing to introduce a concept sequel to a previously-introduced concept car?
Well, if you’ve seen their first Frankfurt-related teaser, it’s looking like that’s exactly the case. Released on their Facebook page, the teaser pretty much shows the Alfa Romeo 4C GTA, or at least something that looks virtually identical to the concept that Alfa showed at the Geneva Motor Show last March.
The only thing that we can take out of the silhouetted image is the car’s front end with its headlights on and what appears to be a different gray finish. If you recall, the 4C GTA from Geneva had a matte red finish to it.
For all we know, this car could be the Spider version of the 4C GTA as has been rumored in the past. But there’s also a growing sentiment that this could be an improved version of the original concept, which should only attract more positive feedback for the British brand since the first concept was such a hit back in Geneva.
Alfa Romeo has not given any indication on what it has in store for us, but it certainly looks like they’ve got a few surprises up their sleeves for Frankfurt. And since they’re in the process of coming back to the US market, these kind of surprises are exactly the things that’s making American consumers, us included, stand up and take notice.
Next to FIAT’s fuel efficient MutiAir MiTo, the Italian automaker Alfa Romeo will also unveil the MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde, which means four leaf clover, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Quadrifoglio is a historic icon for Alfa and it is believed that it will be the sportiest MiTo on the market. The Quadrifoglio is powered by a turbocharged version of the 1.4 Liter MultiAir power plant and will put out a peak of 170 HP and will be able to sprint from 0 to 60 MPH in about 7 seconds, all the while returning 49 MPG and emitting just 139 g/km of CO2 emissions out the exhaust pipe.
The MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde comes well equipped with a set of 17 inch satin titanium finished wheels that resemble the rims from the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione super car. The same satin finish is also found on the headlight surrounds and side mirrors. While the interior is made up by a sports inspired interior complete with grippy seat backs and a straight forward set of gauges on the modern looking dashboard with white back lighting.
Using the experience that Alfa has gained on the racetrack, the MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde is able to excel in terms of agility and handling thanks to a Dynamic Suspension making it an exceptional vehicle to drive with an added sense of safety. giving it exceptional driveability and unparalleled safety. The Dynamic Suspension system offers three settings: comfort, safety and agility; that offers an unparalleled amount of comfort and ensures maximum grip and safety by actively responding to all road conditions.
Press release after the jump.
In less than a year we will see the official Alfa Romeo 149. Quite literally all we will do is see the new 149 until Alfa decides to sell in the U.S. again. For Europe, the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show will be the place for the 149’s unveiling. Untiil then we speculate! This latest rendering come from the Italian page OmniAuto.
The 149 will be built on an entire new platform, internally known as the "C-Evo". The chassis is taken from Fiat Bravo and Lancia Delta. Under the hood Alfa Romeo will place a 1.4 T-jet engine with output between 120 and 150 hp. The GTA version will be offered with either a 1.6 or a 1.8 liter engine with output up to 190 hp.
Frankfurt sees the debut of the new 147 C’N’C CoSTUME NATIONAL, the fruit of collaboration between Alfa Romeo and stylist Ennio Capasa. It was inspired by the music world – Pop, Indie, and Garage – by ‘street culture’ and by the multimedia world. This special series will have a production run of 1000, and will be characterised not only by the exclusive Eldorado White paintwork with its exclusive mother-of-pearl effect (Polar White for the normal output), and by special refined details like the chrome-plated exhaust terminal, glossy black wing mirror cases, darkened rear lights and exclusive painted, sparkle-effect 17” wheels with their aeronautical design. And the ‘147 C’N’C’ logos on the pillars and tailgate add an extra touch of refinement.
"Exclusiveness and personality" have always been distinctive features of the Alfa Romeo brand, a fact borne out by the broad choice of bodies, engines, exterior outfits, interior furnishings and options, enabling customers to order the car that meets their needs and their desire to be different.
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