Alfa Romeo’s are splendid cars at the best of times but when the Guilietta badge is attached to the bodywork you know that the drive is going to be good!
One of the technological gems that is onboard the Guiletta, and a number of other new Alfa Romeo models, is the Dual clutch transmission. Power delivery from the new TCT transmission is smooth in operation but fast in delivery. The TCT dual clutch is linked with the innovative Start/Stop system and is developed by Fiat Powertrain Technologies. A key advantage of the TCT transmission is that the new dual dry clutch provides less friction and reduced energy losses.
While we’re on the topic of Alfa Romeo goodies, the Alfa Romeo Guilietta’s drive train also comes with a Dynamic mode that introduces Pre-Fill. This is a new function that uses the VDC system to provide the driver with the quickest braking response possible.
Want a car that is sporty in flavour? An Alfa Romeo Guilietta might just be your answer.
Alfa Romeo’s Mito came first. The stunning looks of the wee Mito car have filtered through into the classy looking all-new Alfa Romeo Giulietta. Australia is all set and excited for the Guiletta’s presence in 2011, and the Alfa Romeo show room floors now boast this exciting, sporty hatchback. Check it out!
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Slide into the Giulietta front seats, and you notice their figure hugging, sexy appearance. Wrap around bolsters ensure that a spirited drive will keep you firmly planted in your seat, and keeping in step with the Giulietta’s performance.
Seductive textures and materials create a magical Alfa interior that stands heads and shoulders above the competition. A three spoke steering wheel fits snugly in the hands, and it is chunky and small enough to feel like a real racer.
A rigid body structure is as up-to-date as they come, and houses innovative materials like aluminium, magnesium and high strength steels. These compounds combine to create high qualities of strength, superior rigidity and first-rate weight reduction. This is not a fat hatch, becoming obvious in the way the Alfa Romeo Giullietta handles and performs on the tight roads. Just like a good sports car should feel, the Alfa Romeo Giullietta has a very direct and sensitive dual-pinion, active- steering set-up that ensures loads of driving satisfaction.
A vehicle dynamics control system comes as standard kit, so the driving experience is quite enthralling. Alfa Romeo have equipped the Giullietta with the new multilink suspension layout at the rear, and this provides not only great road-holding but great ride comfort.
You’ll soon realise the potential of the Giulletta’s sparkling engines. And to make the most of your drive, the Alfa Romeo hatch boasts three driving modes: Dynamic, Normal and All weather. The Alfa Romeo Giulietta is available in Australia with two engine variants – both of which boast an advanced MultiAir engine technology system. With the base1.4-litre you have a very capable 125 kW. And the Giulietta 1.8-litre QV has 173 kW on tap. Delivering an outstanding combination of performance, fuel economy and low emissions, it means that when driving the Giulietta daily you are ensured a distinctive drive that rates as one of the best in its class. Base 1.4 litre models that can break a top speed of 218 km/h and win an International Engine of the Year award have to be a bit special. The QV can better 240 km/h, too!
It has been recently noted that the Alfa Romeo Giuelletta is Europe’s safest compact car, as confirmed by a score of 87/100, and a five-star rating according to EuroNCAP testing. This has been the best result on record for this compact hatch category. Safety-wise, the front end successfully reduces both inertia forces and intrusions into the passenger compartment. Six airbags, three-point seatbelts front and rear, double pretensioners, load limiters, and a collapsible pedal unit and steering column come as standard throughout the range. A beaut anti-whiplash system and Isofix attachments add the icing on the cake.
The 1.4 model is loaded with the latest luxury features like 17-inch sports alloys wheels, 225/45 tyres, fog lights, a leather steering wheel, radio controls on the steering wheel, automatic dual-zone climate control system, cruise control, a front armrest with a storage compartment, interiors with Competizione fabric, rear parking sensors and Bluetooth communications.
Step into the QV, and 18-inch special alloy wheels, a lowered suspension, side skirts, headlights with a dark finish, tinted windows, a Bose hi-fi system, dark brushed aluminium dashboard inserts, interiors upholstered in leather and microfibre fabric with red stitching, a leather steering wheel with red stitching make your driving experience sensational.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta is in Australian Alfa Romeo dealerships, now. Be in!
The current model series includes the:
For any more information on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, or for that matter any other new car, contact one of our friendly consultants on 1300 303 181. If you’d like some fleet discount pricing (yes even for private buyers!) we can submit vehicle quote requests out to our national network of Alfa Romeo dealers and come back with pricing within 24 hours. Private Fleet – car buying made easy!
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