Alfa-Romeo_Stelvio_QV_frontAlfa Romeo has announced that the hottest version of its SUV, the Quadrifoglio, will reach Australia in mid January and will have an MSRP of $149,900. Orders are being taken now.

Its 2.9-litre V6 bi-turbo petrol engine puts out up to 375kW of power, with torque of 600 Nm to give a zero to 100km/h time of just 3.8 seconds.

An eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters can deliver gear shifts in less than 100 milliseconds.

Very much a sports machine this Stelvio has a rear-biased Q4 all-wheel drive system with Active Torque Vectoring working with a near perfect 50/50 weight distribution.


The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio claimed the title of the world’s fastest production SUV when it set a new record lap time of 7 minutes 51.7 seconds at Germany’s Nurburgring.

Inside the topline Stelvio typical Italian ambience by way of fine materials; premium natural leather, Alcantara, aluminium and carbon fibre.

Infotainment includes the Alfa Romeo Connect 3D Navigation using an 8.8-inch infotainment system with Apple Car Play and Android Auto.


As well as having excellent ability to avoid a crash the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio features many high-tech safety features to keep it out of trouble. These include forward collision warning/autonomous emergency braking, active cruise control and integrated braking system.

Stelvio 2.0T 2.0-litre turbo-petrol: $65,900 (automatic)
Stelvio 2.2T 2.2-litre turbo-diesel: $67,900 (automatic)
Stelvio First Edition 2.0-litre turbo-petrol: $71,900 (automatic)
Stelvio First Edition 2.2-litre turbo-diesel: $73,900 (automatic)
Stelvio Ti 2.0T 2.0-litre turbo-petrol: $78,900 (automatic)
Stevio Quadrifoglio 2.9-litre turbo-petrol: $149,900 (automatic)
Note: These prices do not include government or dealer delivery charges. Contact your local Alfa Romeo dealer for drive-away prices.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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