Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Sprints To 170 Mph Very, Very Fast

The SUV boom has brought us some very hot high-riding vehicles, such as the Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus and Rolls-Royce Cullinan – not to mention the upcoming Ferrari Purosangue.

These may be the crème-de-la-crème, but there are more affordable ones out there, which are suitable not only for the weekly shopping and taking the kids to school, but also some track action.

One of them is the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. In base form, it’s a very well put together SUV, which you can read all about in our long-term review here and here.

Also Watch: Never Mind The Porsches; Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio Quadrifoglio Is The Sharpest SUV Out There

But in the top-of-the-line grade, it has some Ferrari blood running through its veins. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio is powered by a twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 engine engineered by Ferrari. The lump is shared with the Giulia Quadrifoglio and produces 510 PS (503 hp / 375 kW) and 600 Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque.

That’s already more than what you’d get in the outgoing BMW M3, and probably a tad extra than in the upcoming one. And flat-out, the high-performance Italian SUV will eventually top out at 283 km/h (176 mph), and go from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 3.8 seconds.

In the following video, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio didn’t reach its top speed, but at 270 km/h (168 mph), it was very close. The run took place on a German Autobahn, so you may want to clear your schedule for the next 3 and a half minutes and check out the clip.

 

  • Craig

    No thanks. I’ll take a Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.

    • Matt

      Both great vehicles… the Stelvio a better driver’s car though.

      • Craig

        One of the many things I consider is who could FIX it if – on a long cross country trip – it broke down. I doubt many corner garages would even know what to do with an Alfa Romeo. Or even be able to get parts for it.

        • LeStori

          and there is your problem . You know your Jeep is going to break down and assume the Alfa Romeo will as well.

          • Craig

            You’re far more likely to have fewer problems in the Jeep than in the Alfa. SRT models have proven themselves to be very reliable.

          • david santiago

            dude its the same company

          • Craig

            That’s like saying the SMART car is just as reliable as a Maybach because it’s the same company.

        • Matt

          I doubt an average small town garage is going to be able to fix your 707bhp Hellcat Jeep either….

  • Danny Boy

    Sold!!!

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