Why Alfa Romeo electric cars will be less clean in Europe than in the USA, but for a while

Why Alfa Romeo electric cars will be less clean in Europe than in the USA, but for a while


Alfa Romeo’s marketing director has announced that the Tonale will be the latest model of the hot brand in the United States. A decision that should also involve Europe, when only electric models will be authorized to be sold from 2035.

Alfa Romeo Tonale // Source: Stellantis

When the European Union wants to set the definitive end of hot cars over the next ten years, many manufacturers have already announced their desire to offer only 100% electric models in their range. This is especially the case ofAlfa Romeowhich will not be sold again no internal combustion cars from 2027. And now we begin to know a little more about the projects of the Italian manufacturer for the next few years!

The point of turning a brand

So we have known for a long time that Alfa Romeo, like Ford or Lotus and Alpine it will be a 100% electric brand. But until then, we didn’t know when the brand would start this turning point. The turn has already been taken by Volvo, which does not deliver there are no cars over 100% fuel in its French range.

Well, the answer comes from Vincent Noirbent, vice president in charge of product marketing for Alfa Romeo’s American subsidiary. Asked by the site Blog automaticallyhe announced that The Tonale will be the very last model with an internal combustion engine of brands in the United States. From 2025, the Italian manufacturer will sell only electric cars in the Atlantic.

Alfa Romeo Tonale // Source: Stellantis

However, if we can believe that it will be the same thing in Europe, it is a rumor A small fuel SUV will be in preparation for our market. However, it will not be sold in America according to a spokesperson for the brand. This should be less than Tonalit is currently sold in petrol and diesel, as well as plug-in hybrids.

Although nothing has been confirmed yet, it is also rumored thatAn electric variant may be very possibleas journalists Automobile Magazine. Another oil model may also see the light of day at the end of Tonale, while the Biscione brand posted a teaser a few days ago announcing it. The future Giulia SWB designed by Zagato. always according to Blog automaticallyit should ship a 2.9-liter V6 developing more than 500 horsepower.

Many projects

As we said in the previous article, the first electric model of Alfa Romeo should be launched in 2024 and it would take the shape of an SUV. Perhaps it could be the one mentioned a little earlier in the article, which will be found in several editions and which should take the name of Brennero.

This will then take the e-CMP platform of Peugeot e-208 and others Jeep Avengers and it can also inherit a 156 horsepower engine and a 54 kWh battery that allows a range of 400 kilometers according to WLTP cycle.

But that’s not all, because the Italian brand is also working on the development ofThe new 100% electric Giulia., which can travel 800 kilometers on a single charge thanks to a 118 kWh battery. The sedan will also have an 800 volt system as well Kia EV6 and others Porsche Taycan. Therefore, it will be possible to go from 10 to 80% in twenty minutes. This version should be released around 2027.

The amazing electric model will also arrive in 2025. Then it will be the very first of the group to rely on STLA A great platform and using the STLA Brain operating system. A system that brings together many technological features that are reminiscent of what it will offer Renault in partnership with Qualcomm and Google. This car will have artificial intelligence and can reach 800 horsepower.

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