Here is what is known about the new crossover Alfa Romeo Castello

Here is what is known about the new crossover Alfa Romeo Castello

October 15, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

A couple of hours ago, our colleagues kindly shared with us information about the new crossover of the Italian brand Alfa Romeo. This 7-seater car, called Castello, will be built on the same platform as the other crossover model of the brand – Stelvio compact SUV.

I must say that insiders are wonderful people! Thanks to them, we can already now find out some details about the new crossover of the Italian brand Alfa Romeo. The new SUV segment boasts a roomy 7-seater interior. The crossover, which received the name Castello, will be built on the same platform as another compact crossover of the brand – the Stelvio model.

automobile publications even managed to find out that this platform was chosen to save money – why develop a new platform the guys already have what to build new cars on.

Now with regard to the overall dimensions of the Italian crossover. It is reported that Alfa Romeo Castello will occupy a length of 4,900 mm. Thus, this car will be more than the Stelvio compact crossover.

In the appearance of the novelty, some elements of the modern models of the brand will be viewed – in general, its appearance will be made in the current design style. According to unconfirmed information, the Italian crossover will be offered to buyers with multiple engines. At the start of sales, only a 2.0 liter gasoline engine with a maximum capacity of 280 hp will be available. It is also known about the diesel power unit with a capacity of 2.2 liters and a capacity of 210 horses. There are also rumors about the hybrid performance of the car – unfortunately the engine configuration is unknown at the moment.

Finally, we would like to note that the new Italian crossover Alfa Romeo Castello can be officially introduced in the second half of 2019. Well, the start of sales can most likely be expected somewhere in the beginning of 2020.