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The Alfa Romeo Stelvio offers alluring looks, entertaining handling and a decent equipment list. For the money, though, there are better all-rounders that have more a polished interior, a comfier ride and more space inside.
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As well as its fire-breathing 503bhp V6 engine, the Quadrifoglio also gets 20in wheels and bi-xenon headlights as standard, as well as special leather/Alcantara sports seats, sport suspension with adaptive dampers, uprated brakes, a torque vectoring active rear differential and a fully switchable stability control system. Carbonfibre seats and carbon ceramic brakes are optional.
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This 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine has hardly any lag, despite being heavily turbocharged. Meanwhile, the fact that every upshift of the slick eight-speed automatic gearbox elicits a delicious crackle from the quad exhaust pipes when you’re accelerating hard in Race mode adds further to its appeal. It's just a pity the lesser modes leave the Stelvio Quadrifoglio sounding more like a three-cylinder hatchback than a 503bhp monster.
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