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Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio – performance and 0-60 time

Thanks to the use of of carbonfibre and aluminium the Quadrifoglio is reasonably light, and it can hit 62mph in less than four seconds

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  • Awesomely fast, amazingly approachable, full of charisma
  • Interior not a match for its rivals, reputation for flaky reliability

Even by today’s ludicrous standards of power, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio’s 513bhp (up from the 503bhp in pre-2024 cars) is impressive. But rather than relying solely on the engine’s grunt to produce some outstanding performance figures the Giulia has the advantage of a lighter kerb weight than rivals.

To keep weight down it uses a carbonfibre propshaft, bonnet, roof and front splitter. The subframes are made from aluminum, as is much of the engine. All these exotic materials result in a claimed dry weight of 1524kg – claimed kerb weight for the 2024 car is 1660kg.

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As such, Alfa says the Giulia can accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.9sec and go onto a top speed of 191mph. It also says its supersaloon can lap the Nürburgring in 7:39sec. When we lapped it around Bedford Autodrome, we set a time of 1:23.6sec – the fastest saloon we have ever timed around the circuit. 

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