Alfa Romeo’s new Giulia Quadrifoglio is giving Italian Carabinieri their pride back, as the very first 2 instances of the high-po machine produced for distinct police duty were presented today in the presence of FCA boss Sergio Marchionne and chairman (too as grandson and heir of Giovanni Agnelli,) John Elkann.
Along with their arrival, they come to be the fastest and many effective rides in the Italian police force, after the somewhat surprising relocate (for a country Along with so numerous sport brands) to employ 2 specially-prepped Lotus Evora S models spine in late 2011.
And simply adore the British sports car, the Alfas will certainly sign up with the Arma dei Carabinieri in Rome and Milan to primarily give rapid response and deliver vital emergency services. Just a pick couple of Carabinieri will certainly have actually the chance to drive these cars and Just after having completed a distinct driving path taught by Alfa Romeo instructors.
The Alfas preserve the exact same stock setup as the regular production Giulia QV, which doesn’t come to as a surprise because it’s powered by a 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine pumping out 510PS (503hp) for a 0-100km/h (62mph) time of simply 3.9 seconds, yet they do get individual devices for police usage ranging from the roof-mounted LED strobes to the cameras and tablets inside.
FCA has actually an contract Along with Italian police authorities to deliver about 800 cars over the path of 2016, including a variety of Alfa Romeo Giuliettas, Jeep Renegades and Fiat Panda 4x4s.