Now the most powerful version of the sedan is considered to be the 510-horsepower Quadrifoglio. But in June, to celebrate its 110th anniversary, “alpha” can bring out more “hot” version. That’s just the Italians while these rumors are not confirmed.
Presumably, Alfa Romeo is going to revive the nameplate Gran Turismo Alleggerita (GTA) to mark them that the modification of the “Julia”. According to the Mopar community Insiders, this version will provide the same 2.9-litre V6 from the Ferrari that is installed on the Giulia QV, but the motor efficiency will significantly increase.
It can develop instead of the 510 HP from 620 HP with a corresponding increase of torque (on the Giulia Quadrifoglio engine produces 600 Nm). And the motor will work exclusively with 8-speed automatic ZF in contrast to the version of QV for which available and the mechanics. Question about the equipment of the “charged” sedan AWD system is supposedly solved, but we already know that the Giulia GTA will be 20 kg lighter “donor”. It is worth noting that all-wheel-drive BMW M5 in the harshest version has almost the same 625 HP
The Italian press refers to the date of the premiere hardcore “Julia”: she allegedly will take place at a special event in Milan, which will be held June 24.
Meanwhile, according to the publication Motor1, this information does not correspond to reality. And the French representation of the mark, and the Italian headquarters told the newspaper that there are no plans to debut any new products in June at Alfa Romeo no.