Alfa Romeo’s coming Giulia is now just hours from its global debut in Italy, but that won't be the first clear look fans get at the new sedan.
These shots, posted to enthusiast Facebook page Alfa Romeo Project 962, offer a revealing look at the Italian brand’s first new model since 2010.
Importantly, the photos also deliver confirmation of a long-held rumour: the new sedan will indeed be known as the Giulia, putting to rest speculation that it could instead go by Milano - the North American name for the old Alfa Romeo 75.
Unlike the manic 4C that headlines the brand’s pure sports ambitions, the model shown here wears understated styling with few standout character lines.
There’s a traditional muscular design here, though, with subtly flared arches and, with this hardcore Quardifoglio Verde version, large guard-filling wheels and a bold quad-exhaust arrangement at the rear.
A set of additional renderings have also appeared online (see gallery below), although it is unclear if these are authentic manufacturer files or merely speculative images produced by fans.
Full details are still to come, but expect the QV model to be powered by a 3.0 litre turbocharged six-cylinder engine - believed to be a version of the mill that Ferrari builds for the Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans.
Watch for the Giulia to debut around 1am AEST tomorrow. (Get the coffee machine going.)
Note: thanks to TMR reader Adam for the tip on the renderings.
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