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Alfa Romeo Giulietta

Alfa Romeo Giulietta



The Alfa Romeo Giulietta [ 5 ] (Type 940) is a small family car produced by the Italian automaker Alfa Romeo. Giulietta production started towards the end of 2009 and was introduced at the March 2010 Geneva Motor Show. [ 6 ] In a viability plan forwarded to the US Government in February 2009, Chrysler (a partner of Alfa Romeo parent company Fiat) reported that the 147 replacement would come to market as the Milano and that it could be built in the USA. [ 7 ] However, as of early 2010 Fiat was instead planning to concentrate on bringing larger models to the US, such as the Giulia. [ 8 ] The Giulietta came in second place in the 2011 European Car of the Year awards. Between 2010 and 2012 around 200,000 Giuliettas were built.

Platform [ edit ]

The rear view of Giulietta 2.0 JTDM Turismo.

The platform used is Fiat Group’s Compact also called as C-Evo during the planning stage. Practically this is an all new platform. [ 2 ] [ 10 ] Fiat Group used around 100 million euros to re-engineer the C-platform. previously used for the Fiat Stilo.

Fiat Bravo and Lancia Delta. into C-Evo, [ 11 ] it has a longer wheelbase, shorter overhangs and an advanced new type of MacPherson strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension. [ 6 ] Depending on the market and trim level, 16, 17, or 18 inch wheels are available. Available tire sizes are 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17, and 225/40 R18. [ 12 ] The wheels use a 5-hole pattern with a 110#160;mm bolt circle. [ 13 ] The length of the Giulietta is around 4.3 metres (14#160;ft), which is similar to the Alfa Romeo 156. Only a five-door body is available for sale.

2014 changes [ edit ]

At the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show Alfa Romeo presented MY (model year) Giulietta, the car has new Uconnect infotainment system with 5 or 6.5 Radionav touchscreen, new front grille, chrome-plated frame of the foglights and new wheels (16, 17 and 18 inch), new exterior colors: Moonlight Pearl, Anodizzato Blue and Bronze and other trim changes. A new diesel engine variant came also, 150 PS, 380 Nm 2.0 JTDM 2 engine. In 2014 range all available engines complies with the ‘Euro 5 +’ (Euro 6 ready) emission standard.

Variants [ edit ]

Quadrifoglio Verde (2010-) [ edit ]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta

The top of the range model is a version with 1.75 L (1,742 cc) turbocharged TBi engine rated 235#160;PS (173#160;kW; 232#160;hp), lowered ride height (15#160;mm (0.6#160;in) at the front and 10#160;mm (0.4#160;in) at the rear), 18-inch Spoke design alloy wheels with dark titanium finish and 225/40 R18 tires plus 18-inch 5 Hole design alloy wheels as an option; an enhanced braking system (330#160;mm (13.0#160;in) front, 278#160;mm (10.9#160;in) rear) with calipers painted Alfa red; dark tinted windows, sports kick plates, cloverleaf badges, leather and microfibre seats plus sports leather seats as an option; dark brushed aluminium dashboard. [ 14 ] [ 15 ] 1750 is an engine size which has its roots in Alfa Romeo’s history, with 1.75 L engines being used to power some of Alfa Romeo’s first cars. [ 16 ]

UK version is sold as Alfa Romeo Giulietta Cloverleaf. [ 16 ]

GTS Q2 [ edit ]

The GTS Q2 is a version of Hong Kong market version GT Q2 with Sport Package. It includes the engine from 1.4 L TB MultiAir TCT, 6-speed TCT transmission. [ 17 ]

120 HP 1.4 LPG Turbo (2011-) [ edit ]

It is a version using LPG and petrol fuel types. It includes Euro 5-compliant 1.4-litre turbo engine rated 120#160;PS (88#160;kW; 118#160;hp) at 5000 rpm and 206#160;N·m (152#160;lb·ft) at 1750 rpm, three different trim levels (Giulietta, Progression and Distinctive) for all European markets, 38-litre toroid type (ring-shaped) LPG tank at spare wheel housing, 6-speed manual transmission. [ 18 ]

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