The publication Auto Express to communicate with the chief engineer of the alliance Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Harald Wester. In a conversation expert said that the company plans to develop the Alfa Romeo sedan that in the model range of the brand will be a notch above the Giulia model. In the market competition impose such a model of the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Wester said the new sedan will be no earlier than 2018. For a basis of model the new platform, which debuted on will be taken Giulia sedan. This chassis is versatile and is suitable for both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive versions. The range of powertrains upcoming Alfa Romeo enters a 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel engine capacity of 150 and 180 hp, and the 2.0-liter petrol engine developing 200 “horses”. According to Wester, for more headroom out of the last model can be increased to 250 forces. Furthermore, sedan six cylinder diesel can receive. It is designed based on the 3.0-liter turbo Maserati, which is currently equipped models Ghibli and Quattroporte. Here, the motor output reaches 275 hp and 600 Nm. The new sedan will also be “charged” version. It will equip aluminum petrol “six” with two turbines, which develops 510 “horses”. So now the engine is equipped with a top four-door Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde. Combines engine will be mated to a six-speed mechanics or eight-speed machine. Moreover, Wester does not preclude the emergence of a hybrid version of a large sedan with rechargeable batteries from a household power socket.

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