The US pricing for the new 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio has now been released. Its range toping version directly competes against the Porsche Macan. It is powered with twin-turbo V6 engine. The starting price of the 2018 Stelvio Quadrifoglio is $81,590 and it includes $1,595 destination fees. 400 horsepowered Porsche Macan is priced at $77,200, but with Stelvio Quadrifoglio one will get an additional 105 horsepower. The direct injection twin-turbo 2.9 liter V6 engine offers 505hp and 443lb-ft of torque.
The engine is mated with eight-speed automatic transmission and is rear-biased all-wheel drive system. 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in just 3.9 seconds before topping out a 176 mph. Head of Alfa Romeo, Tim Kuniskis said that it is equipped with most powerful engine from Alfa Romeo and an advanced Q4 all-wheel-drive system offers exhilarating driving experience. It even lapped the famous Nurburgring in just 7 minutes and 51.7 seconds. The chassis in Stelvio Quadrifoglio comes with adaptive dampers, a torque vectoring differential, six-piston Brembo brakes and a set of 20 inch alloy wheels.
The standard 14-way adjustable Alcantara-leather seats is replaced by ultra-lightweight carbon fiber-shelled Sparco bucket seats and also comes with carbon-ceramic brakes. If everything goes according to plan, 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio will give stiff competition to high-performance SUV’s in market. It will take on the likes of Porsche Macan and Mercedes-AMG GLC 63. It is offered in two guises that offers 469hp and 503hp of output.