Soccer Star Mario Balotelli Buys Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde

Known for driving some genuinely quick cars already, football star Mario Balotelli has just purchased one of the world’s fastest four door cars in the new Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio.

The 510 PS (503 HP) Giulia was purchased from Motor Village France and will be joining Balotelli’s already impressive garage, which also houses a Ferrari F12berlinetta and the Audi RS6 the Nice player actually drove up to the dealership in.

According to Nicematin, Balotelli has a bit of a tainted history when it comes to fast saloon cars, ever since he totaled an Audi A8 he bought when he first arrived in Manchester six years ago. Hopefully, the Giulia will fare better.

In terms of performance, the top Giulia uses its previously mentioned 510 PS (503 HP) and 600 Nm (442 lb-ft) of torque to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.9 seconds, maxing out at an unrestricted 305 km/h (190 mph).

In other words, it’s something to be reckoned with in its class, which is also something you could say about Balotelli and his current team this year. In fact, OGC Nice is currently first in the French Ligue 1 table, one point clear of AS Monaco and a full four points clear of Paris Saint Germain. Balotelli himself has found the net a total of six times this season in just seven games.

Photos: Motor Village France/Mario Balotelli

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  • Six_Tymes

    cool car for sure

    • Andrewthecarguy

      cool dude too

  • Toss

    Clown Star…

    • Kaisuke971

      Very easy to spit on Balotelli. It seems to be a nice dude from my point of view, and very skilled player anyway. Doesn’t deserve the hate he receives at all.

      • Toss

        Just look how he’s dressed…

  • Captain Correct

    correct the title -> ‘Quadrifoglio’ not ‘Quadrifoglio Verde’

    • Axel Cortez

      Negli anni ottanta la valenza simbolica del quadrifoglio venne sdoppiata per denominare ufficialmente le versioni di maggior pregio della produzione, distinguendo tra “Quadrifoglio Verde” per gli allestimenti sportivi e “Quadrifoglio Oro” per gli allestimenti particolarmente accessoriati.

  • Axel Cortez

    they erased the number plate in the 1st photo, but in the last is showing lol

  • Nigol T.

    We have this amazing technology yet we sill have to have a F*****ing SH**ty license plate on the nose of our Gorgeous Beautiful cars. WTFFFFF Cmon I mean all the police have to do is point a laser and they know who you are. What’s the point of a license plate in the FRONT?????????????

    • datCubanguy

      one more way for goverments to collect money to do what they do.

    • Astonman

      For law enforcement to identify cars coming at them. Try this next time. Try turning your head as a car drives by you to get their license plates.

      • Big Black Duck

        this is not 1984… its going to be 2017…there are cameras on cop cars that can read multiple license plates in seconds…

        • Astonman

          There are but the system is expensive. That’s why you don’t see them on every police car

    • psiqtas

      Yeep, You’re right! Unfortunately Europe is sometimes still in middle age – some countries have here smaller license plates for US, Japan cars etc. (Germany, Swiss, Italy, Sweden, Dutch) and other just those awful big (Austria, Poland, France, Slovakia…)

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Nice to see they’ve both found a home. They are both talented.

  • psiqtas

    Couldn’t he afford the original – bimmer M3 sedan?

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