The car experts at Motor Trend have awarded the much-coveted title of 2018 Car of the Year to the Alfa Romeo Giulia! This vehicle has been chosen by Motor Trend editors due to its impact on the automotive scene, its incredible value, and its superiority in the class. According to Alfa Romeo, they are the first Italian brand to have earned the prestigious 2018 Car of the Year award! Learn more about the incredible all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia below!

Earning the Car of the Year Award

Motor Trend opened their Car of the Year program to any 2018 model-year vehicle that has been redesigned (aka all-new) or has received significant upgrades. When selecting the winner of the Car of the Year award, Motor Trend takes many factors into consideration. The criteria include the advancements in design, excellence, engineering, safety, value, and overall performance. Motor Trend evaluated twenty-six models this year, in forty-six variations, in order to make sure they choose the absolute best vehicle.

A unique factor of the Motor Trend Car of the Year program is that initially, the contending vehicles are not compared against each other, but tested on their own merits. Motor Trend does thorough tests to measure acceleration, handling, braking, and battery performance. After this initial round of testing, Motor Trend begins to test the vehicles on three different professional automotive courses, before narrowing the competition field to eight finalists.

When it came down to it, the Motor Trend judges all agreed that the Alfa Romeo Giulia is the winner of the Car of the Year award. In fact, Ed Loh, who serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Motor Trend, called the Alfa Romeo Giulia the "ultimate driving machine". Loh also stated that the all-new Giulia is maybe the "finest handling sedan on the market."

All-New Alfa Romeo Giulia

The extraordinary all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia has become the most awarded sedan for the 2017 model year. It has worked to reinvigorate the midsize sedan segment, due to its unparalleled performance, innovative technology, and stunning Italian design. Furthermore, Alfa Romeo has prioritized drivers when creating their Giulia, making it the ultimate choice for customers who look forward to the daily ride. Here are some of the highlights of the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia!

  • Eye-catching Italian style provides the Giulia with a unique level of detail that makes it a true standout within the premium midsize sedan segment.  
  • Three available models: The Giulia, Giulia Ti, and Giulia Quadrifoglio.
  • Designed using an all-new rear-wheel-drive architecture, which leads to an almost perfect 5/50 weight distribution. 
  • Class-exclusive carbon fiber driveshaft comes standard. 
  • Class-leading 280 horsepower!
  • Class-leading 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds with the Giulia Quadrifoglio model. 

The all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia offers an experience that is truly unlike anything on the market. Even with its stunning Italian design, extraordinary performance, and the distinction of Car of the Year Award, the all-new Alfa Romeo Giulia needs to be experienced to be believed. Contact us today at Alfa Romeo of Larchmont to schedule a test drive!

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