If I found myself in possession of a 505 horsepower, rear-wheel-drive Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, the first thing I’d do would be to take it to a track day and powerslide the living bejeezus out of it. And apparently that kind of behavior would get me triple black-flagged in a single day. Update: The organizer…
A little over a year ago I bought a somewhat oddball old film camera from a British dude off Craigslist trying to unload his collection of, worryingly, the same kind of cameras I was buying up. Along with the camera, he gave me a free lens and a 1998 World Cup commemorative roll of FujiFilm. I’d been saving this…
Jalopnik’s Mike Ballaban expresses joy behind the wheel of the new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is a perfect car in my dreams. In this perfect dream world, Alfa claims the Quadrifoglio boasts 505 horsepower from its twin-turbo V6 and max torque of 443 lb-ft out of the box. But how does it hold up in the real world?
Are you so excited for the Alfa Romeo Giulia? Do you dream of hearing its 503 horsepower twin-turbo V6 put spicy Italian noises in your ear-holes as you row through the gears of its six-speed manual transmission? Scratch the last thing off your list if you’re an American, because it ain’t happening here.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia QV once lapped the Nürburgring in an unofficial seven minutes and 39 seconds, making it quite possibly the quickest production sedan to lap the Green Hell. And then a Porsche Panamera beat it. Not by much, but numbers are numbers. And now it seems like the Giulia QV just stole the title back.
The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is kind of pivotal to the manufacturer’s lineup, and Top Gear presenter and Jalopnik alumnus Chris Harris took it out for a spin recently. He loved the car overall, but get this—he dislikes the shifting so much, it “doesn’t worry [him] at all” that his home country won’t get a…
Not only is the new 2017 Porsche Panamera impressively pretty with a wing straight out of a comic book, it’s also really flipping fast. According to Porsche, the new Panamera Turbo beat the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio as the fastest luxury sedan to lap the Nürburgring with a time of seven minutes and 38 seconds.
Here’s nine blood-pressure raising minutes of the new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio with its active aero and its Italian body and its twin-turbo V6. What more could you want?
We’re still waiting on today’s full reveal of the Alfa Romeo Giulia sport sedan, but we now know that right away, it won’t be screwing around. Apparently the car will launch with a 510 horsepower, twin-turbo performance version designed to fight the BMW M3. Che bella!