Alfa Romeo Giulia Coupe Tipped To Arrive In Late 2018

Alfa Romeo may have pushed back its 5-Series size sedan until early next decade but the Italian company is pushing ahead with its plans for a Giulia Coupe.

Automotive News reports that the long-awaited two-door Giulia will arrive before the end of next year and directly target the BMW 4-Series, Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe.

In February, it was reported that the Giulia Coupe, potentially dubbed the Sprint, could have premiered at March’s Geneva Motor Show. However, that failed to materialize.

Creating a Giulia Coupe seems like a logical step for the company. Not only would it be relatively cheap to develop (compared to a new car), it would broaden the appeal of the sports car and encourage prospective Mercedes, BMW and Audi buyers to have a taste of the Italian beauty.

If and when the Giulia Coupe comes to the fore, it will almost certainly be offered with the same range of engines as the sedan, including the range-topping 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6.

Rendering via X-Tomi Design

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  • Miknik

    I’ll believe th existence of this car when it is actually built. Just too many FCA rumors/cancelled rumors/cancelled confirmed vehicles around….

    • LeStori

      Likely to be a coupe as not much effort in making one and completes the Giulia ‘set’.

      Giulia, Coupe and pseudo Station wagon aka Stelvio.

      • Markey

        pseudo is not a wagon.
        Giulia “set” far from complete

        • Matt

          No but it will make Alfa more money.

    • Michelin

      Often rumors and cancellations are made by magazines and blogs, not by automakers. I see a lot of news and rendering that are only journalists spéculations!

  • Markey

    big mistake not making a wagon

    • LeStori

      Think they are treading water hoping the Stelvio will save them and avoid them being fitted with concrete boots.

  • If it makes it better, it will be awesome. I’ve driven these hard/fast and tempted to buy one.

  • MG force.
  • Cobrajet

    Should be the Brera.

    • LWOAP

      Brera was rumored to replace the 4C

  • Belthronding Tinuviel

    sounds cool!

  • Bash

    I give it a week. Before FCA changes their minds about it.

    • Louis Jude Ferrigno

      LOL, LOL, XD

  • Vanquish

    A 2 door version seems pointless, if theyre hurting for sales certainly putting out a smaller less practical version wont help…..fix the crappy reliability first, and if youre going to introduce a new variant make it one of these cliche 4 door hatches like the 4 series or A5

  • StrangerGP

    A coupe version will be profitable, but a station wagon version won’t? FCA and their master planning…

  • Nordschleife

    Hopefully it is called something other than Sprint but I’ll believe it when i see it. I wonder why they can’t do a two fer and put the Alferi and this on the same platform.

  • Restrict the Models at First

    I’d rather they stay with an angry sedan than make a coupe which is harder to sell in the US.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    The Onion reports that the long-awaited two-door Giulia will arrive before the end of next year and directly target the BMW 4-Series, Audi A5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe.

    FTFY

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