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If you love limited editions, this Alfa Romeo is for you

Alfa Romeo introduced limited editions of the Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio. Read more about them here.

Alfa Romeo is launching exclusive limited editions of its Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio models, named the Quadrifoglio Super Sport. These editions, only 275 Giulia and 175 Stelvio units available globally, represent the pinnacle of Italian sportiness, offering unparalleled handling and power-to-weight ratios.

A nod to history: Tribute to the 6C 1500 Super Sport

These special editions pay homage to the legendary 6C 1500 Super Sport, which secured victory at the 1928 Mille Miglia. Driven by Giuseppe Campari and Giulio Ramponi, the 6C 1500 Super Sport finished the gruelling 1 621km race in 19 hours, 14 minutes and five seconds, a milestone that marked Alfa Romeo’s first major triumph and set a precedent for 11 more victories in the Mille Miglia.

Reinterpreting the Quadrifoglio: Alfa Romeo Centro Stile’s unique design

The Alfa Romeo Centro Stile has reinterpreted the iconic Quadrifoglio logo for this series. For the first time in over a century, the traditional white background of the Quadrifoglio logo has been replaced with black, adding a bold and distinctive touch to these limited editions.

Outstanding features of the Quadrifoglio Super Sport

The Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio Super Sport embody a century-long pursuit of technical excellence. Powered by a 2.9-litre V6 engine delivering 388kW, these models include a mechanical limited-slip differential, enhancing traction, stability and cornering speed. This feature, derived from the Giulia GTA design, optimises torque transfer for improved performance.

Sporty and stylish exterior

The exterior features a new black-background Quadrifoglio logo and extensive use of carbon fibre on the roof (optional for Giulia), front shield and rearview mirrors. The cars are equipped with burnished five-hole sports alloy wheels (19 inches for Giulia and 21 inches for Stelvio) and black brake calipers. Available in Rosso Etna, Nero Vulcano and Bianco Alfa (Giulia only), these models also sport adaptive full-LED matrix headlights for optimal visibility and safety.

Luxurious interior with high-tech features

Inside, the Quadrifoglio Super Sport boasts red carbon fibre finishes on the dashboard, central tunnel and door panels. The front headrests feature the Super Sport logo in red and the car’s unique number in black, highlighting their exclusivity. The steering wheel is wrapped in leather and Alcantara with carbon fibre accents.

The cars maintain best-in-class driving dynamics due to their lightweight construction, using aluminium for the engine and carbon fibre for the transmission shaft, bonnet, spoiler and side skirts. Giulia’s active aerodynamics includes a carbon fibre front splitter that optimises air flow under the vehicle for better stability and performance. An optional Akrapovič exhaust system provides a distinctive sound.

Advanced technology and connectivity

Both models come with a fully digital 12.3-inch TFT screen, offering access to all car data and autonomous driving settings. The Race layout is exclusive to the Quadrifoglio, displaying vital information such as tachometer, speedometer and shift light for manual driving. Additional performance data can be customised on the central screen.

The human-machine interface system is intuitive, providing easy access to all features, while the infotainment system includes the Alfa Connect Services platform, offering various safety and comfort services.

Historical significance of the 6C 1500 Super Sport

The 6C 1500 Super Sport was introduced following Alfa Romeo’s victory in the World Championship with the Tipo P2. Equipped with a 1487-cc in-line six-cylinder engine, it delivered 32kW and quickly became successful in both markets and races. The 1928 Mille Miglia win with the 6C 1500 MMS solidified its legendary status, showcasing Alfa Romeo’s engineering prowess and competitive spirit.

These limited editions celebrate Alfa Romeo’s rich racing heritage and offer a unique blend of historical significance and modern performance.

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