This should make the Alfisti happy as Alfa Romeo are making another Race Edition of the very charming Giulia Quadrifoglio. It is called the Race Edition II and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa recently stated that 19 of these will be hitting South African shores. So, if you would like one you’d better head to your nearest Alfa dealership quickly.
The car will set you back R1,550,000. That means it is R124,000 more than the standard Giulia Quadrifoglio but actually R50,000 less than the first Race Edition which went for R1.6 million.
What does this Race Edition II give me then? Well, sportier carbon-fibre-backed seats, a choice of either red or yellow brake callipers, a sound system by Harman Kardon, 19-inch Quadrifoglio wheels, carbon-fibre side sills with illuminating “Alfa Romeo” logos as well as some limited-edition decals are all included in the extra price. You will be able to choose between three colours too: Alfa Red, Silverstone Grey and Vesuvio Grey.
In terms of the engine, no performance gains have been made so you will have the same 2.9-litre V6 turbo engine you find in the standard Giulia QV.
As a reminder this is a twin-turbocharged V6 pushing out a substantial 375 kW (502 hp) and 600 Nm of torque. That is enough grunt to zip the sedan to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 300 km/h which means it will sail past it’s German rivals with their 250 km/h limiters.