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2016-18 Alfa Romeo Giulietta recalled

Fiat Chrysler has recalled the 2016-2018 Alfa Romeo Giulietta, over concerns drivers could deactivate the passenger-side airbag using the instrument panel. According to the company, the passenger airbag may not deploy if the driver has disabled or switched it off using the menus in the car's instrument panel...

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Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo not attending Paris motor show - report
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Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo not attending Paris motor show - report

If you're keeping track of the brands headed for the 2018 Paris motor show, you'll know Volkswagen, Ford, Opel and Nissan are all unlikely to make an appearance. Now, according to reports from France, we can add Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Jeep to that list. According to a report in Auto Plus, the group won't be attending motor shows in future, unless there's a large, relevant launch accompanying it...


Alfa Romeo: A new 8C, reborn GTV and two SUVs coming
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Alfa Romeo: A new 8C, reborn GTV and two SUVs coming

As part of Fiat Chrysler's presentation to investors overnight in Italy, the company has revealed its latest plans for Alfa Romeo, which it still hopes to fashion into a serious long-term competitor to BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. Given sedan sales are shrinking, it's perhaps no surprise to learn plans for a BMW 5 Series competitor based on the Giulia platform have been shelved...


The week's top news stories, May 27
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The week's top news stories, May 27

The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks. To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti announced from $78,900
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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
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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 Giulia coupe, large SUV coming 2019 - report
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Alfa Romeo Giulia coupe, large SUV coming 2019 - report

Two- and four-door 'coupe' versions of the Alfa Romeo Giulia, will reportedly be added to Alfa Romeo's range some time in 2019, along with a large SUV. According to Autocar, Sergio Marchionne, head of Fiat Chrysler, will announce the new models at an event coinciding with the 14th anniversary of his tenure as the chief of Fiat. Above: Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan...


2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV review
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2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia QV review

The Alfa Romeo Giulia QV possesses the best V6 engine in the business, combined with razor-sharp dynamics and amazing ride quality – but it's let down by a mediocre interior.


Time Machine Tuesday: 8 May 2018
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Time Machine Tuesday: 8 May 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here’s a look at what happened on the week of May 8 in years past...


Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti coming Down Under
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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...


Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint coming with 480kW – report
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Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint coming with 480kW – report

Alfa Romeo is working on a new F1-inspired powertrain for the upcoming Giulia coupe, according to reports out of the UK. If a report published in Autocar is to be believed, there will be two new hybrid setups coming in the two-door Giulia: one based on the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder Veloce engine, and one based on the fire-breathing 2...


2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio pricing and specs
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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
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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...


Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report
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Fiat Chrysler to kill diesel by 2022 - Report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will end production of its diesel vehicles by 2022, telling the Financial Times a lack of demand and high costs are behind the decision. According to the report, people "familiar with the [diesel] strategy" say the company will announce decision as part of a four-year plan, set to be fully revealed on June 1...


FCA enters resto-mod world with 'Reloaded by Creators' program
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FCA enters resto-mod world with 'Reloaded by Creators' program

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has joined the crowd of manufacturers giving old cars a new lease on life, launching the Reloaded by Creators program. Unlike some other manufacturers, FCA won't be building old cars from scratch. Instead, the company will buy "carefully selected" used vehicles and treat them to an exacting restoration...


Alfa Romeo 6C sports car being prepared for 2020 - report
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Alfa Romeo 6C sports car being prepared for 2020 - report

` Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reportedly readying the Alfa Romeo 6C sports car for an early 2020 launch. Pogea Racing, based in Germany with a recent history tuning and modifying Alfa Romeos, posted the claim on its Facebook page on the weekend. According to the Pogea, "an absolute trustworthy and legit source" has confirmed the Italian luxury marque is working on a new sports car, to be known as the 6C...


Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival
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Alfa Romeo preparing hybrid BMW X5 rival

Alfa Romeo bosses have confirmed a large SUV will join the mid-size Stelvio, complete with seven seats and a hybrid powertrain. The new BMW X5 and Audi Q7 rival will be built on the same platform as the Stelvio, according to a report in Auto Express...


Alfa Romeo Giulietta replacement could be Giulia-based
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Alfa Romeo Giulietta replacement could be Giulia-based

Alfa Romeo is looking to broaden its range with a new large SUV and replacements for both the Giulietta hatch and 4C sports car. Roberto Fedeli, Alfa Romeo's chief technology officer, has told AutoExpress the company is looking to go further upmarket with a new crossover based on the Stelvio...


Last surviving Alfa Romeo G1 headed to auction
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Last surviving Alfa Romeo G1 headed to auction

Despite a rocky recent ride, Alfa Romeo stirs the emotions of car fans like few other brands. Its racing history, and cars like the 1921 G1 you see here, are why. RM Sothebys will be auctioning this 1921 G1 in Phoenix, Arizona next month, where it's expected to sell for around $2 million...


Euro NCAP stars fall for facelifted models
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Euro NCAP stars fall for facelifted models

Euro NCAP has released its latest safety scores this week for a number of models, including updated ratings for ageing vehicles still sold as new cars. Several all-new cars got full five-star ratings, including the Hyundai Kona, Kia Stinger, BMW 6 Series GT and Jaguar F-Pace, while re-testing of some recently-facelifted versions of older models revealed some sub-par results - including a zero-star score...