2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta review

Alfa Romeo , a former giant auto industry these days is going through a difficult period . For the first time in a long time sales fell below 100,000 copies while the debut of the North American market were delayed , now at the beginning of 2015. Neither the owner of the company , Fiat, there is no clear plans. Italian automaker wants to increase sales by three times over the next five years, but no one is sure how .

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta

The company currently has two products ( MiTo and Giulietta) plus a more expensive model in the notice , 4C , and it is unlikely that such a line could bring desirable results . Depending on when you ask for more Fiat plans for Alfa Romeo, you will get different answers. According to some accounts the company’s future lies with small and cost-effective premium vehicles with front-wheel drive , which shares a platform with the other models of Fiat , Chrysler and Lancia and other stories on the future but can bring more vehicles with rear-wheel drive .

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta engine

In any case, while the audience is waiting for one or the other vehicle , Alfa Romeo at the Frankfurt Motor Show unveiled a renewed generation of Giulietta which , in addition to minimal design changes, brings a new diesel engine that should set the standards for the class . It is a 2.0L JTDM engine that develops 150 hp and 379 Nm of torque , and the Italians promise to his representative offers the most torque at low engine speeds in its class. In addition to the powerful , the engine is up to 40 % better compared to its predecessor , and is also quieter at higher speeds . The offer is still on offer rich gasoline and diesel engines , including a petrol can get a 1.4 L engine with 104 hp , 118 hp and 168 hp, and the 1.8 L engine with 232 hp , while the supply of diesel is based on the 1.6 L ( 104 hp) and 2.0 L     (138 hp and 168 hp) engines. As before , power is transmitted to the front wheels through a choice of six -speed manual or automatic transmissions .

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta engine

2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta restyling

From the design changes are minimal, but large enough to be noticed that this is a refurbished model. This applies to new headlights , but the changes are much bigger in terms of interior design, with quality materials , new colors and a wider choice of standard and optional equipment. In any case, the 2014 Alfa Romeo Giulietta has perhaps a greater burden on their backs than any other Alfa Romeo ever produced , and fans of the former Italian giant is hoping to be able to do the job well enough until the new models of the company does not make their debut .

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