Alfa Romeo is 1 of the brands successful the automotive manufacture that isn’t rushing with the adoption of electrical vehicles. The Italians volition really skip the PHEV signifier for its 2 halfway models – the Giulia and Stelvio – due to the fact that their platforms weren’t designed to enactment plug-in technologies. As such, their range-topping variants are inactive powered by combustion engines with nary electrical support.
For some, the 2.9-liter V6 twin-turbo motor nether the hood of the Stelvio Quadrifoglio mightiness beryllium a small excessively old-school considering the existent trends successful the show segment. However, we volition surely miss the bully aged six-cylinder mill erstwhile it gets discontinued and replaced by a powertrain consisting of an electrical motor, perchance with the next-generation Stelvio.
What you spot successful the video astatine the apical of this leafage isn’t precisely a banal example, though. We don’t cognize each the details but it seems that the proprietor of this Stelvio QV has fixed it immoderate small bundle tweaks, making the 2.9 V6 somewhat much almighty than successful banal form. According to the disposable information, the output present stands astatine 560 horsepower (417 kilowatts) and 565 pound-feet (766 Newton-meters) of torque. As a reminder, the banal portion is rated astatine 505 hp and 443 lb-ft (600 Nm) of torque for the North American marketplace aft a recent update.
On paper, the AWD show SUV successful US specification is susceptible of reaching 60 miles per hr (97 kilometers per hour) from a standstill successful conscionable 3.6 seconds. However, this peculiar car is somewhat much powerful, which means the acceleration should instrumentality astir 3.4 - 3.5 seconds. The apical velocity should beryllium 177 mph (285 kph).
In this video changeable astatine an unrestricted conception of the Autobahn, the Stelvio QV hits a apical velocity of astir 170 mph (273 kph). While that’s a small abbreviated of the mill numbers, it’s worthy mentioning that the conditions aren’t perfect – the roadworthy is bedewed and there’s a decent magnitude of traffic.