New Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio NRING celebrate the supreme success on the legendary German circuit
Ever since it was first opened in 1927, the Nürburgring has represented the essence of motor racing: its unique track layout through the forests, its endless bends, its variable bumps, gradients and descends as well as its popularity with the crowds have made the German track a promised land to fans and the setting for epic feats. The many pages in the Green Hell’s almost a century of history include exciting contributions from Alfa Romeo, which nurtured its myth through a wealth of victories and memorable records at the Nürburgring. Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the first SUV in the brand’s history, holds the record for its segment, having completed the 20.832 km of the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 51.7 seconds. This makes it the fastest amongst SUVs, equipped with an outstanding 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine with 510 HP and torque of 600 Nm powering a top speed of 283 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. Giulia Quadrifoglio has a lap time of 7’32”, achieved thanks to its superlative handling, top speed of 307 km/h and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds. The Giulia Quadrifoglio “NRING” and Stelvio Quadrifoglio “NRING” Nürburgring Limited Editions have been created to celebrate this historic bond, recently given new life by the new Quadrifoglio models’ thrilling performances. The same bond is also reflected in an inspiring set of photographs showing the two cars in the context best suited to their amazing characteristics, on the ‘Ring’s most iconic bends and its most emblematic sections, including the famous Caracciola-Karussell.