Here’s a preview of how Alfa Romeo’s incoming SUV may look, based on comments from the CEO of Alfa’s parent company; Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).
Last week, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne mentioned that the first of Alfa Romeo’s two promised SUV models was proceeding as planned, with the carmaker preparing to launch one of the new model next year.
As a bonus for Alfa Romeo fans, Marchionne said that styling for the midsized SUV would be based on Alfa’s new midsized sedan - the Giulia.
From this comment, Photoshop wizard Remco Meulendijk of RM Design has produced a front and rear view of how the new SUV may look.
RM has borrowed the headlights, triangular grille and air intakes from the Giulia for its SUV rendering, before adding a pair of fog lights and a more chiselled look for the front end.
At the back, the rendering shows the Giulia’s tail lamps and a variation of the quad-exhaust outlets.
The car sits on the same black alloy wheels as the Giulia, but the SUV wears higher profile tyres - no doubt in preparation for some light off-road duties.
Marchionne said last week that a production schedule for the SUV was in place and is set to follow the new Giulia sedan around the middle of next year.
“All the preparation work [is done],” Marchionne said, speaking with industry paper Automotive News.
"Alfa’s plan is progressing as we told you it will go."
Of course it remains to be seen if this rendering will be close to the final design, with Alfa Romeo and Marchionne giving nothing else away.
Stay tuned for more.
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