Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 – Released after Redesign

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The first model was released in 2016 and has since been refined and improved. The initial success caused the company to think about coming up with new models, both larger and smaller than the Stelvio. Finally, this premium crossover expects a major update in 2020. The future model promises to have better performance, as well as providing better style and comfortability. It will be interesting to see how the new model will turn out now that other companies are taking it seriously.

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 will be comparable to the Mercedes-Benz GLC or Jaguar F-Pace and will boast a higher price point. We are awaiting the official release to discover all the strengths of this new car and, of course, its price tag. In the meantime, we discuss the possible future configuration in more detail. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 is expected to have a comparable price and performance to the Quadrifoglio, Maserati Levante, Porsche Macan Turbo and BMW X5M.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 Specifications

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 will boast a 2.9-liter turbo engine under the hood, capable of producing 280 hp and 306 lb-ft of torque. An automatic 8-speed FCA ZF transmission will also be found in the upgraded version. This system promises a very smooth ride. Despite the power, the crossover is quite economical. Its engine gives us 22/28 mpg in the city / highway. These numbers may improve if the rumors of a hybrid engine prove true.

The machine is built on the platform of the Giorgio, which uses aluminum and carbon fiber. A front double-lever system is used, as well as a rear multi-link. The Stelvio is controlled by an active electric booster. The suspension is not bad, especially for light off-road. Ventilated front disc brakes by Brembo are an added option.

ALFA ROMEO STELVIO HYBRID will make an appearance in 2020

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Hybrid should be released in 2020 according to the manufacturer. In addition, an SUV will be the base for 2 new models; one larger and one smaller. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is expanding its line of Alfa Romeo crossovers in all respects, adding not only new models, but also new engines including a hybrid.

There are two assumptions about how this will be implemented:

  1. Combining the base model with a weak hybrid installation. Experts believe that this could give the Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 at least 350 HP.
  2. Using a 2.9-liter unit from the Quadrifoglio model. This hybrid will be one of the most powerful crossovers on the roads with a capacity of 650 hp. with. In addition to more power, the new hybrid will become more economical. For starters the crossover will perform at 30 mpg on the highway.

The most interesting and expected model of 2020 is the ALFA ROMEO STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO

The ALFA ROMEO STELVIO QUADRIFOGLIO is expected to be the most interesting of the new models. Luxurious and high-quality parts used in the production determine that this model will not have the cheapest sticker price on the road.

What is so amazing about the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio? A Turbo engine with a capacity of 2.9 liters, 500 hp, and 331.9 lbsf.ft of torque. Eight-speed “automatic” active rear differential with two multi-plate clutches (for thrust vector control) and reinforced suspension and brakes. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio hybrid could become one of the most powerful cars on the road. With 650 hp, it won’t be much less than the Ferrari 488 puts out. Such a crossover can reach a hundred kmh in four seconds, with a maximum speed of 177.1 mph! For an extra charge, Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, Recaro carbon fiber front seats and Harman Kardon advanced speaker system can be added.

ALFA ROMEO STELVIO configurations in 2020: TI, LUSSO and SPORT

The basic Alfa Romeo Stelvio will come with RWD; AWD will be offered as an additional option. The last sport model option was popular among consumers. It cost $ 2,000 more, and came with a stylish steering wheel and switches. It sports oversized wheels and black moldings on the roof.

Leather heated and ventilated seats will be installed in the Stelvio Ti model. The new model will have a huge infotainment screen and new bright color options along with the classic features. The top end model is a combination of the previous 2 Ti Sports. It is expected that it will have larger 20-inch wheels, and several new interesting interior features, which are still being kept secret.

Interior Features

  • The cabin of the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020 will hold 5 passengers. The seats are set in 2 rows, which give passengers plenty of free space. More expensive models provide heated and ventilated leather seats.
  • Aluminum and wood details are also planned for the 2020 Stelvio interior.
  • The basic configuration will have a 6.5-inch display, with a 9-inch one in the top configuration.
  • Notably the luggage compartment will boast at least 18.5 cubic feet. With the rear seats folded, the volume will increase to 56.5 cubic feet with a maximum cargo carrying capacity of 3000 pounds.
  • The interior is expected to make extensive use of leather, as well as wooden and chrome accents. The driver will be in the hands of a 3-spoke sports steering wheel, on which is the engine start button, in addition to other buttons to control the multimedia system. The steering wheel will be equipped with sizable gearshift paddles.
  • The dashboard will house two deep wells with a large analog speedometer and tachometer gauges, as well as a large on-board computer display in the middle. The instrument is intuitive, comfortable and stylish.

Dimensions

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020, most likely, will not differ in size from its predecessors. The crossover will be 185 inches long, with a 111-inch wheelbase. The width of the car is 75 inches with a height of 65 inches. The gross weight is 3.650 kg. The hybrid system adds on about 200 pounds. The Stelvio is lighter than its competitors; BMW and Porsche.

Its aggressive face is the main feature of the car and is expected to be used in 2020. Along with narrow LED headlights, embossed hood, branded triangular grill, and stylish air intakes on the front bumper.

The side of the 5-door Stelvio crossover should also look great. The popular wheel arches will remain. Embossing lines at the top and bottom will give style and charisma along with its chrome edging around the glass. The base will most likely have 18in alloy wheels, with the ability to increase to 21in.

The shape of the rear should also be closed. The spoiler at the top will remain. The optics remain practically unchanged and will be identical to the front in shape, thought the design of it is slightly different. The rear bumper is rumored to be a masterpiece of design ideas, stylish indentations and extensions at the bottom.

Release dates and prices for the Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2020

The official release date is not yet known. It is assumed that this will be at the end of 2020.
The price, after all of the updates and improvements, will inevitably increase. The base model with RWD is projected at $40,000. If you decide to add AWD, it will cost you about $2,000 extra. On the Quadrifoglio version, the price will soar even higher, costing $80,000 plus. It is expected that in the most advanced version, the car will be equipped with LED optics, lane control, blind spot control and a 14 speaker Harman / Kardon music system.

The future of the Stelvio and other Alfa Romeo crossovers

The past success of Alfa Romeo Stelvio gives the leadership of FCA the expectation of the same success in 2020. Sales growth has helped push development into new divisions. According to rumors, two more SUV models are on the way. There is no doubt that these cars will also boast hybrid engines. Still, let’s not dismiss the Quadrifoglio, which is the ultimate car in every way.

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