Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Hatchback Render, a Stunning 2018 RWD Giulietta Preview

Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Shooting Brake rendering 4 photos
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Alfa Romeo recently swept us off our feet with the Giulia Veloce - you know, the "warm" model slotted in between the Nurburgring-shattering Quadrifoglio and the rest of the line-up. Well, we're here to show you what would happen if the Italian designers decided to turn the whole thing into a five-door adventure.
We'll do this with the help of the stunning renderings we have here. And while Alessandro Masera took great joy in turning the Giulia Veloce into a hatchback, we see this pixel play as a bit of a prescient moment.

In our book, this render delivers a delicious preview for Alfa's next non-SUV model. You see, once the automaker introduces the Stelvio crossover to the market next year, the next development keeping us on our toes will be the Giulietta's successor.

And with the compact set to be taken down the rear-wheel-drive route thanks to a shortened version of the Giulia's platform (the architecture also underpins the Stelvio), the expectations for the model are as high as possible.

However, given the size difference between the Giulia and the RWD Giulietta successor, which is expected to maintain the nameplate of the current hatch, a bit of imagination is required in order to make this preview effective.

Speaking of similar characteristics, the future range-topper Giulietta Q should borrow the Giulia Veloce's 280 hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine, albeit with the unit expected to deliver a hp number starting with a "3".

Oh, and by the way, if you're reading this and are angry about the Giulia Veloce not making it into the US, you should know that all the important tech bits delivered by the model, from the engine (no, the diesel is not included) to the all-wheel-drive will also be available for American consumers, albeit without the cool badge we met at the Paris Motor Show.
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