The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio became the fastest SUV in the world, setting the new record in its category at the legendary German Nürburgring circuit. This is a new milestone in the sporting tradition of the Quadrifoglio and in the history of more than a century of the Alfa Romeo brand.
The Stelvio Quadrifoglio has covered the more than 20 kilometers of the Nordschleife in a record time of 7 minutes, 51 seconds and 7 tenths, improving by eight seconds the previous record in the SUV category.
The Stelvio Quadrifoglio record has been set by Fabio Francia, the same driver who, also at the Nürburgring circuit, broke the record in the four-door saloon category aboard the Giulia Quadrifoglio with a time of 7 minutes and 32 seconds.
The Stelvio Quadrifoglio is built from state-of-the-art, lightweight materials, delivering the perfect 50/50 weight balance, the best torsional stiffness in the segment, a unique carbon fiber driveshaft and the most direct steering ratio available in the market.
The heart of this high-performance SUV is the 2.9 V6 direct-injection, 24-valve Twin-Turbo Intercooled engine, which delivers 510 hp of power and 600 Nm of torque and is paired, for the first time, with the engine system. Q4 all-wheel drive as standard. The impeller is combined with the eight-speed automatic transmission with specific calibration that allows you to change gears in just 150 milliseconds in Race mode. Stelvio Quadrifoglio's V6 boasts the best hp-per-liter ratio in the category
Designed to highlight the new aluminum Alfa Romeo architecture, the 2.9 V6 Twin-Turbo also made of aluminum has a compact 90 ° structure and has been designed according to a holistic vision to keep the center of gravity low inside the chassis.
The model has unique technological elements, such as the Alfa DNA Pro selector with four driving modes (including Race mode), the Torque Vectoring differential, Quadrifoglio adaptive suspensions and a cylinder deactivation system that optimizes fuel consumption. .
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