Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio put hybridization aside and switch to electric cars (+ IMAGES)

Alfa Romeo Giulia Y Stelvio leave behind the hybridization converting their models to electric.

Alfa Romeo leaves hybridization behind

When alfa romeo presented their models Giulia and Stelvio 2023 updated in the Old Continent last month, we saw design modifications and a digital screen.


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After not knowing about changes to the engine, we now realized why. The product manager Daniel Guzzafametold the Australian magazine Car Expert that the vehicle manufacturer will leave behind the electrification of its luxury models.


For the cost of designing the Giorgio platform to fit a plug-in hybrid powertrain. A mild hybrid configuration with 48V technology It is technically possible for mid-cycle, however minimizing CO2 from emissions was minimal to justify the increase in the marketing price.


alfa romeo have problems with the sedan Giulia and the Stelvio SUVDue to their high costs, they are out of reach for almost everyone in the European Union.


Taxes have been increased in terms of polluting cars where they force customers from EU countries to look for other options: “In certain markets now, you can’t deliver a car [que emite] 200g/km of CO2. Most people wouldn’t buy it.”


guzzafame said fewer people are buying these cars “because there are taxes on them because people are no longer free to move around in that car.” He mentioned France, where models Giulia and Stelvio they have some “taxes that go beyond what people want to spend.”


For this reason alfa romeo will leave behind 100% hybridization of the Giulia and the Stelvio. According to guzzafamenext generation models “very likely” It will come with an all-electric powertrain.

The brand will exclusively market electric car models in expanded Europe, North America and China from the future year 2027. The parent company, Stellantis, will discontinue the combustion engine in the Old Continent at the end of this decade.

The Giulia and the Stelvio will not stay on the alignment line, since alfa romeo prepares a larger model that will hit the market in 2027.

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