Alfa Romeo will build a new flagship sedan




All the photo – the latest generation Alfa Romeo 166 models


The Italian company Alfa Romeo plans in 2018-2019-th year to build a sedan that can compete with the German models of Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5-Series.


Such information published edition of CAR, citing its own sources within the company.
The new sedan will be the successor of the model with an index of 166, and will be created in the mid-size platform Maserati Ghibli, the presentation of which is scheduled for the Shanghai motor show in April this year.
Even at the end of last year the head of the Fiat brand Sergio Marchionne said that the company has addressed the issue of construction of the flagship sedan Alfa Romeo, which in size would fit the role of the car with a personal driver.
Then Marchionne said that if such an Alfa Romeo has released, it certainly would have a common platform with the Maserati and be made ​​on the same assembly line in Turin.
Presumably, in the power range of the new Alfa Romeo flagship will include 6-cylinder turbocharged diesel and petrol engines up to 300 horsepower.
In the European market, it may be available and the 4-cylinder turbocharged engine MultiAir series.
Also not ruled out the emergence of a version with all-wheel drive, as the platform model Maserati Ghibli provides such an opportunity.
Recall that the sedan Alfa Romeo 166 was on the line in 1998 th and 2007 th.
The length of the rear-wheel drive model was 4.7 meters and the width is 1.8 meters.

















Note that in the motor line of the latest generation of car engines were on the 4, 5 and 6 cylinder power from 140 horsepower to 250-ti.


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