It's not the quickest car on the road but unlike most cars where you tend to leave the mode function in automatic, the Tonale is at its best when you twiddle the knob. You can feel the difference in the modes and the chassis gets better the more you push on. It takes 8.8 seconds to get from 0-62mph although the biggest disappointment is the engine noise, or lack of. Don't bother turning the music down.
Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.2 Turbo Diesel 210 hp AWD AT8 Verdict: From Italy, a new sporting SUV to challenge the established players. Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.2 Turbo diesel 210 hp AWD AT8 What is it? Alfa Romeo joins the fast expanding world of upscale SUVs with the Stelvio, this stylish all-new contender that’s all set for primetime. Taking its [...]
4C mechanicals turn the Alfa Romeo Giulietta into a rival to the for the legendary Volkswagen Golf GTi Company Car Review of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde What is it? ALFA'S made quite a splash with its sleek and striking 4C junior supercar. Now, suppose they dropped that potent 4C engine into the Giulietta? Essentially, you would end [...]
Excellent performance from the cracking new diesel, very competitive running costs too, and much better inside. Think about it...
The Chrysler Ypsilon - one of several models from Fiat, Alfa, Chrysler and Jeep to benefit from special deals this week FIAT and its sister brands Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Chrysler have announced some interesting new special deals on selected models. But business users who want to grab a bargain will have to get a move on - [...]
WHAT would you drive if you could leave the world of leasing rates, tax bands and CO2 figures behind and just let your imagination run riot? Most of these cars will be out of reach for the average company car driver but for the successful business owners among you, maybe a dream could come true. (Meanwhile back on Planet Earth [...]
Author: ROBIN ROBERTS Business drivers with one eye on style and another on their expense sheets have a new reason to smile with the launch of the Alfa Romeo MiTo 85hp TwinAir. The supermini is now powered by a compact and lightweight 875cc twin-cylinder turbo powerplant for outstanding fuel economy with sub-100g/km CO2 emissions. Business and retail [...]
Author: ROBIN ROBERTS It’s better than finding a horse’s head next to you, so consider the latest top up deal from Alfa Romeo. The Italian dealers are giving prospective buyers of the stylish 5-door Alfa Giulietta, an additional £500 over and above the CAP or Glass’s Guide trade-in valuation on their old car this June. The part-exchange*‘top-up’ – part [...]
Author: ROBIN ROBERTS The next Alfa Spider will be built in Japan from 2015. This dramatic change has come about as a result of a JV between parent Fiat and Mazda, who will share the platform of their next generation MX-5 with the Italian sporting brand. The study calls for both Mazda and Fiat to develop two differentiated, [...]