The Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce is available to order in the UK

The new Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce balances the dynamics and comfort of the award-winning Giulia, offering affordable performance and the utmost elegance.

Debut of the exclusive 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine produces 280hp and a 400Nm torque record, is partnered with an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. The four-cylinder engine aluminium produced musters from zero to 62mph in just 5.7 seconds with a top speed record of 149mph. The Giulia Veloce features a “2-in-1” turbocharger system and direct injection, with 200-bar pressure. Produced in the factory stationed at Termoli in Italy, this new engine returns 46.3mpg on the combined cycle and emits just 141g/km CO2 delivering a responsive yet highly efficient drive.

Sharing the enhanced sports exterior to the Giulia Speciale, the new Giulia Veloce also include sports bumpers, black gloss window surround and rear sports diffuser with dual exhausts, but adds 18-inch 10-spoke Turbine alloy wheels and black brake calipers. The Misano Blue paint is exclusive to the Giulia Veloce and available as an option, the interior is exquisite in offering a complementing choice of black, tan or red Italian leather Sport seats and aluminium shift paddles on the steering column.

Equipment included, as standard on the Veloce is comprised of front and rear parking sensors, headlamp washers and upgraded braking system with larger diameter front/rear brake disc, Alfa DNA driving mode selector and 8.8-inch Alfa Connect infotainment system. The Veloce achieved a five-star Euro NCAP rating and 98 per cent score for passenger safety as all models in the Giulia range include Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with pedestrian recognition, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Integrated Braking System (IBS) and cruise control with speed limiter.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce is now available to order price ranging from £37,935.