A new report claims Alfa Romeo plans to revive the GTA badge for use on a limited-edition version of the Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde churning out as much as 460 kW.
According to unnamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sources cited by MoparInsiders.com, the Italian firm plans to boost its 2,9-litre V6 from the 375 kW offered in the current Giulia QV to a whopping 460 kW in the rumoured GTA.
While it’s not yet clear whether this power upgrade would be accompanied by an all-wheel-drive system, whatever the case the claimed zero to 100 km/h sprint time would surely fall from the current model’s 3,9 seconds.
The report suggests the Giulia GTA will be a limited production model offered exclusively in eight-speed automatic guise. It will apparently also tip the scales at “around 20 kg” less than the Giulia QV thanks to unspecified weight-saving measures.
MoparInsiders.com furthermore claims the special new model will be revealed as early as 24 June 2020 as part of Alfa Romeo’s 110th anniversary celebrations.
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