The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is a compact executive car by Alfa Romeo. The Alfa Romeo Giulia was the first salon by Alfa Romeo in more than two decades to use a longitudinal engine rear-wheel drive platform as the 75 was discontinued in 1992, the rear-wheel drive Spider produced until 1993.
The Giulia became the subject of a long pregnancy and delayed launch dates, allegedly due to the designed returned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne to the drawing board. 2017 Giulia is supported by an all-new, cross-engine, rear-wheel drive platform developed for Alfa Romeo code name “Giorgio”.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia unveiled to the press at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo in Arese, on 24 June 2015 at an event that involved only the top-of-the-range Quadrifoglio and a version of Nessun Dorma by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. The event coincided with the company’s 105 birthday, which also saw the company debuted a revised logo for all future Alfa Romeo models.
Depending on a trim level, it displays a 6.5-inch or 8.8-inch color optional Sport, Performance and Luxury Packs are also available. The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sports Package includes sports steering wheel with more grip, aluminum inserts on the dashboard, center console, and door panels, and xenon headlights. The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia luxury package offers leather upholstery and wood trim. The performance package includes mechanical limited slip drive, electronic suspension and paddle shifters for steering the wheel in the automatic versions.
Chassis Domain Control (CDC), developed with Magneti Marelli, coordinate and control all the on-board electronics: Torque vectoring, Active Aero Splitter, active suspension, brakes, steering and ESC system – according to which the driver using the mode new Alfa DNA Pro.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Design
The car is designed by Centro Stile Alfa Romeo, by a team led by Marco Tencone and Senior Exterior Designer, Andrea Loi. with domestic leading designer, Inna Kondakova and senior interior designer, Manual Amprimo. The car is assembled at FCA Italy’s Cassino plant in (Frosinone), in central Italy. Pre-series production emerged in the end of August 2015, originally scheduled for full production and sales for November 2015 and February 2016, respectively. The production of Giulia began on April 19, 2016.
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Safety
All Alfa Romeo Giulia 2017 models active safety systems as standard, including Forwarding Collision Warning (FCW) with autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and pedestrian detection, IBS (Integrated Brake System) based on Continental MK C1 electronic brake system, Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and cruise control with speed limiter. The Giulia was the first car used in the world Continental MK C1 electronic braking system. The new system is the reduction of braking distance – 100 km / h to 0 in 38.5 m for the Giulia and 32 m for the Quadrifoglio.
The 2017 Alfa Giulia crash tested in June 2016 by Euro NCAP, with a score of 98% for adult occupant protection – the highest score ever achieved by a car, even with the introduction of a stricter rating system in 2015. Overall the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia achieve five-star results.