Quadrifoglio Scoops Performance Car of The Year award | Glyn Hopkin

Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio wins “Performance Car of The Year” award.

It’s obviously in the genes as the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio takes the 2019 crown for “performance Car of The Year” at the What Car? Car of The Year” awards 2019. This is in addition to last year’s “Sports Car” win. With the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio picking up the award for "best sports SUV for more than £60,000".

Steve Huntingford, What Car? Editor said of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio . “the hottest version of the Stelvio SUV is outrageously fast yet still feels light and responsive thanks to steering that’s super quick without making the car feel nervous.” . “Add in great body control and four – wheel drive traction and the Quadrifoglio continually encourages you to make the most of its performance”.

Arnaud Leclerc, Managing Director, FCA UK, commented: “Alfa Romeo cars have always appealed to the heart with their Italian passion, flair and dynamics, but these awards show that the latest models also appeal to the head. To see the pinnacles of the new Alfa Romeo range lauded by the experts at What Car? makes these wins even more rewarding.”

To coincide with these wins, Alfa Romeo UK have secured further right-hand-drive allocation of the limited edition Giulia Quadrifoglio NRING and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING models, priced from £82,500 OTR and £89,500 OTR respectively. Just 108 editions of each model are available for the whole EMEA region, celebrating the records achieved by Alfa Romeo at the legendary Nurburgring.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is available now priced from £63,500 OTR, while the Stelvio Quadrifoglio starts from £69,990 OTR. Click here to find out more about the award-winning Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ranges.

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