Stellantis is committed to electrifying its lesser-known brands, and Alfa Romeo is no exception. In 2024, the Italian automaker will release its first electric vehicle, a small electric SUV, and will introduce more EVs in the coming years. But the most exciting news is the confirmation of the Alfa Romeo Giulia Electric. This highly anticipated electric vehicle will showcase Alfa Romeo's commitment to blending performance and quality with electrification.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia Electric is not going to be your typical sedan like the Giulia currently on sale. According to Automotive News Europe, CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato confirmed during a factory visit in Italy that the future electric vehicle would feature a unique blend of sedan and station wagon body styles (in other words, a small electric SUV). This innovative approach addresses the needs of sedan and station wagon customers with a single model. Imparato stated that having a sporty sedan is in the brand's DNA, but there were suggestions for a station wagon version of the Alfa Romeo Giulia. The optimal solution, Imparato added, could be a body style that combines the best of both worlds, similar to Genesis' G70 Shooting Brake.
The Giulia Electric's design is not the only exciting thing about this vehicle. According to Autocar, Imparato also expressed that the Alfa Romeos of the future, including the Giulia Electric, will be of higher quality than the current models. Alfa Romeo has set Lexus as its benchmark for quality, and Imparato stated that the company is committed to improving its quality standards to increase customer satisfaction and lead to better resale values.
But what about performance? Imparato stated that an electric version of the Quadrifoglio variant of all models could be launched, including the next-generation Alfa Romeo Giulia. He emphasized that the Alfa Romeo Giulia Electric would only make sense if it could provide the desired performance, which is critical for the brand's DNA. While there is no information yet about the car's powertrain, it is safe to assume that the Giulia Electric will have exceptional performance, given the brand's reputation for creating sporty and powerful cars.
The Alfa Romeo Giulia electric SUV is an exciting prospect that blends performance and quality with innovative design. The vehicle's unique blend of sedan and station wagon body styles makes it a versatile choice for a broad range of customers, while the commitment to improved quality and electrification ensures that the brand will continue to evolve and stay competitive. It's a promising sign for Alfa Romeo enthusiasts and anyone looking for a stylish, high-performing electric vehicle. @via Alfa Romeo.