“If Ferrari made a mid-sized, four-door car, you suspect it would feel and go exactly like this.” – Jeremy Clarkson
Quadrifolgio means ‘four-leaf clover’, but its outstanding performance isn’t just good luck; it’s down to incredible engineering.
Under the bonnet you’ll find a twin-turbo V6 petrol engine generating a ferocious 503bhp. Ignite the engine with a push of the dashboard’s menacing red starter button, and stab the accelerator to propel yourself to 60mph in 3.9 seconds, then onwards to 190mph.
Coupled with an eight-speed automatic gearbox, with active torque vectoring controlling the power sent to each of the rear wheels, it’s the ultimate performance Alfa saloon.
The first rear-wheel drive performance saloon from Alfa in decades has been worth the wait, with the lithe lines of the standard Giulia given added muscle by sporting styling upgrades. Sitting on huge 19-inch alloys, it also has an Active Aero Splitter that generates huge downforce, sucking the front wheels onto the road surface.
Sporting it may be, but it’s also an accomplished executive saloon. Two-tone leather and Alcantara trim are standard, creating a plush atmosphere for those days when you crave a calm, soothing drive. One of the longest wheelbases in a car of this size gives multiple benefits. Not only will rear seat passengers rave about the space and ride quality, but you’ll enjoy a lower centre of gravity for tightly-resolved body control through corners.
This top-of-the-range Giulia Quadrifoglio offers generous levels of equipment, including an 8.8-inch infotainment system with 3D navigation and Bluetooth connectivity.
Leaving your hands free to grip the sports steering wheel, this enables you to reach your destination without taking your focus off the road, as well as taking calls safely.
Sharing the standard Giulia’s five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, the Quadrifoglio is a joy to drive quickly and in confidence. The clever Alfa D.N.A. Pro system allows you to alter its behaviour to suit the occasion. Normal mode is perfect for daily driving, with the Advanced Efficiency setting for relaxed drives where you afford to take your time and sip fuel. Choose ‘Dynamic’ and you’ll appreciate faster brakes and steering response for engaging drives through sweeping bends on country roads.
But on track days, with a clear lap ahead of you, flick the dial into Race mode and gleefully call on maximum acceleration as the overboost function kicks in...
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