Alfa Romeo Stelvio: more power for diesel engines
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio sports SUV gains a new version of entry to this range and the 2.2 diesel delivers 10 hp.
Recently, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio (edition 2018) can be ordered in Italy, unchanged in terms of style compared to that sold in these times, but equipped with more powerful engines and in line with the Euro 6d-Temp anti-pollution legislation, which comes into force in September 2019. The petrol engine remains the 2.0 turbo, offered with two powers (200 hp and 280 hp), combined with the four-wheel drive Q4 and the EAT8 automatic transmission with 8 speeds. The price of this 4×4 starts at € 51,700.
The increase in power affects only the 2.2 diesel that, in the basic version, passes from 150 to 160 hp and, in the more powerful, from 180 to 190 hp. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio with 160 hp can only be ordered with rear-wheel drive and the EAT8 transmission, while the one with 190 hp can be obtained with rear-wheel drive or full Q4 (on both the transmission is automatic). At the top there is the 2.2 engine with 210 hp. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.2 with 160 hp starts from 47.450 euros, which become 49.950 euros for the 2.2 with 190 hp rear-wheel drive, while the Stelvio 2.2 Q4 with 190 hp costs 52.450 euros and the Stelvio 2.2 Q4 with 210 hp 53.450 euros. The distances declared are higher than before, thanks to the transition to the more realistic WLTP approval cycle: the figure declared by the Alfa Romeo for the 160 bhp 2.2, for example, is an average distance of 18.7 km / l against the previous 21.3 km / l. The first level set up is called Business (the 2.2 with 160 HP in the Business version is the newest cheaper version of the range) and includes the fabric seats, the multifunction leather steering wheel, the 17 “wheels, the front headlights xenon, the adaptive speed regulator, the dual-zone “climate” and the touch screen in the console of 6.5 “. The Super adds upholstery on leather and fabric seats, 18 “wheels and maintaining the downward cruising speed, features that the rich Executive integrates with the 7” screen in the dashboard, the 8.8 touch screen “In the console, the front proximity sensors, the front parking camera, the keyless entry system and blind spot monitoring.