2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio
Adding the Quadrifoglio designation to the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio transforms it from a stunning luxury vehicle… to a high performance one as well.
The 505-horsepower 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine and Brembo brakes make it ready to tackle any track or back road. Even on the softest setting it has an Italian sports car-like feel.
Throttle response at any speed. is rapid, accompanied by a great, raspy exhaust note with just enough rat-a-tat when the 8-speed automatic upshifts to let others know this is no pretender.
We steered the Stelvio Quadrifoglio onto the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. It behaves much like a taller version of the Giulia, with a touch more initial understeer due to the Q4 all-wheel-drive, but just as planted, nimble and engaging to fling around.
So rarified buyers now have a more powerful version of Italian practicality. The 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio goes on sale this Spring starting just under $80,000 ($79,995).
Engine: 2.9 liter