Alfa Romeo is celebrating the 100th birthday of the iconic Quadrifoglio by presenting the ‘Quadrifoglio 100th Anniversario’ Collector’s Edition of the Giulia and Stelvio QV.
On April 15, 2023, it will be 100 years since the Quadrifoglio, the legendary symbol of Alfa Romeo, appeared for the first time in the RL racing version at the 14th Targa Florio.
To celebrate this special anniversary, Alfa Romeo is launching a new special edition Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio. 100 Quadrifoglioth Anniversary. With limited production 100 units per model, the anniversary edition is the result of the Italian tradition of transferring skills from racing to production cars. These two models have a number of new items that emphasize their collectable character, at the same time they have all the equipment introduced by the Giulia and the new Stelvio, such as full LED technology light bodies, digital instrument. panel and NFT digital certificate.
To celebrate this special anniversary, the Quadrifoglio is returning to its birthplace in Sicily, with two collector’s examples photographed on the island of Etna.
Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio: The Origin of the Story
Being the symbol of the Italian sports car, the Quadrifoglio has always been synonymous with the top versions of the brand. On the occasion of the centenary, The Centro Stile Alfa Romeo created a historic logo, while keeping its character and elegance.
The Quadrifoglio is an important part of the brand’s history. It all started April 15, 1923 in the 14th Targa Florioin one of the most important motorsport events of the 20th century. At that time the streets of Sicily were host Great racing cars and legendary drivers, while the race is also a great opportunity to promote the brand. For this reason Alfa Romeo in 1923 prepared the RL racing version and “recruited” talented drivers for its team.
In the last line of the race, the thread was cut first – after a series of lucky circumstances – o Ugo Sivocci with RL, in which the Quadrifoglio (four-leaf clover) first appeared. This victory brought Alfa Romeo to the top of the sports car manufacturers and created a legend. From the 1925 Grand Prix, the Mille Miglia, of Targa Florio and they “Le Mans 24 Hours”, the brand and the Quadrifoglio dominated the race. The brand’s lucky symbol, along with racing construction, also crossed over to production cars for the first time with the Giulia Sprint GT Veloce, which started a tradition that lives on to this day featuring top-of-the-line versions of the brand.
Quadrifoglio 100 special editionth The Anniversario will be produced in just 100 units
The 100th anniversary of the Giulia and the Stelvio Quadrifoglio is a result of tradition 100 years old, but also the transfer of skills from racing to production cars. The bi-Turbo V6 engine has improved performance to 520 horsepower, time For the first time, this version has a separate mechanical rear entrywhich improves the car’s grip, agility, stability and overall handling.
The high power characteristics of the model are also due to very low weight of the car, thanks to the extensive use of ultra-light materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber. Especially on the Giulia the aerodynamic front spoiler in carbon fiber improves airflow and stability, while on the Giulia and Stelvio the exhaust system Akrapovich in addition to improving performance it offers a unique, as well as addictive sound.
The strong personality of the Giulia and Stelvio is further enhanced thanks to the new “3+3” light bodies, full LED technology, while the new wheels 19 inches for the Giulia and 21 inches for the Stelvio accommodation, for the special edition only, brake calipers in gold color. The exterior appearance of the special edition for 100 years of the Quadrifoglio is completed by special event logo, but also non-colored carbon fiber parts on the mirrors and grille. The special edition will be available in only one color Rosso Etna, Verde Montreal and Nero Vulcano.
That completely sporty feeling is characterized by the interior of the cars and the attractive combination leather and Alcantara and extensive use of carbon fiber parts. On the dashboard inscription “100” next to the golden Quadrifoglio emphasizes the uniqueness of the offering. The driver has a new, configurable 12.3-inch digital instrument panel, which, compared to other versions of the model, also has a “Race” feature that provides, among other things, a “shift light” when the driver. has selected manual mode in the 8-speed automatic transmission.
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