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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio pricing and specs

The wider Alfa Romeo Stelvio range has been on sale in Australia since the middle of 2018, but we've been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the range-topping Quadrifoglio performance hero. Well, it's here. And it'll cost $149,900 before on-road costs, a $6k premium over the related Giulia Quadrifoglio sedan. Power comes from a Ferrari-derived twin-turbo 2...

Alfa Romeo Stelvio with rear-wheel drive added to US range, not for Oz

A lighter, cheaper Alfa Romeo Stelvio with rear-wheel drive will join the North American line-up for 2019, but there's no word on whether the new variant will be added to the Australian line-up. According to Car and Driver, the 2019 model-year Stelvio will get a new entry-level model with rear-drive in the USA...

CarAdvice podcast 104: Formula E 'awful and so freaking slow'

In the studio this week with Mandy Turner are Mike Costello and Kez Casey. In car news, pricing and specs for the 2019 Ford Ranger and 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio TI have been announced, along with leaked details about the Renault Megane RS. Plus, Audi Australia is focusing on sustainability instead of volume, specs for the Tesla Model 3 Performance have been revealed, and the Chrysler 300 SRT Core and BMW 530D have joined the NSW Highway Patrol fleet...

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti announced from $78,900

Alfa Romeo has made the Stelvio Ti official in Australia, with the 206kW SUV priced from $78,900 before on-road costs. The hotter SUV, which has been offered in overseas markets since launch, is powered by the 206kW/400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine from the Giulia Veloce. Alfa Romeo says it runs from standstill to 100km/h in just 5...

Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has released its latest set of safety ratings this week, with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio scoring top marks, while the Citroen C3 scored a disappointing four stars. Based on tests conducted by sister agency, Euro NCAP, the Stelvio scored an impressive 97 per cent for adult occupant protection – just shy of the related Giulia sedan's record 98 per cent score...

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti coming Down Under

Alfa Romeo will bring the more powerful Stelvio Ti offered in overseas markets to Australia later this year. With power from the same 206kW/400Nm turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine as the Giulia Veloce, the Ti sprints to 100km/h in 5.7 seconds – 1.5 seconds faster than the base petrol Stelvio, and 0...

CarAdvice podcast 93: LIVE from Subaru Docklands!

This week Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie are broadcasting from Subaru Docklands. In car news, the order books for the Honda Urban EV will be open in 'early 2019', pricing and specs for the Skoda Kodiaq Sportline and Alfa Romeo Stelvio have been released, and the Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming to Australia...

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio pricing and specs

Australian details for the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio range have been announced this week, ahead of a March 20 on-sale date. Priced from $65,900 before on-road costs, the Stelvio starts around $5000 higher than the Giulia sedan, and will be available with two powertrains at launch – one petrol and one diesel...

Alfa Romeo specials heading to Geneva

Alfa Romeo has revealed a slew of special-edition models for the Geneva motor show, based on the 4C, Giulia and Stelvio. There's quite a bit to cover – here's a look at each model. Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING Headlining the Alfa Romeo stand at the Geneva motor show are the matte-grey Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING specials, celebrating each model's record lap around the iconic German race track...

260kW Alfa Romeo Giulia spotted on service website

The Alfa Romeo Giulia range may be in line for a more powerful engine, to bridge the gap between the regular models and the tyre-frying Quadrifoglio. A more powerful engine was spotted by Bozi Tatarevic, a freelance automotive journalist, on Mopar Tech Authority, a global service and parts website run by Fiat Chrysler...

2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio sets Nurburgring SUV record

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has lapped the Nurburgring Nordschleife in seven minutes 51.7 seconds, setting a new record for a production SUV. Its time is eight seconds quicker than the previous record holder, the outgoing Porsche Cayenne Turbo S. Even as an SUV, the time set by the Stelvio Quadrifoglio places it between the 2017 Volvo S60 Polestar and the 2015 BMW M4 on the race track's official leaderboard...