Alfa Romeo Giulia Coupe Expected for Late 2018

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The BMW M4 better watch out.

Originally rumored to debut earlier this year, Automotive News reports the Alfa Romeo Giulia coupe should arrive in late 2018. Based on the current Giulia sedan, the two-door version will compete directly with the BMW 4 Series and Audi A5, but there’s little doubt a high-performance Quadrifoglio version will also join the lineup to take on the popular BMW M4. The coupe version should arrive a couple years before the Giulia sedan gets a refresh in 2020.

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The Italian automaker’s revival in North America arguably got off to a bumpy start, with the Giulia’s launch delayed. The sporty 4C and 4C Spider models likely won’t see any significant changes until 2021, and the new Stelvio crossover won’t be refreshed until then as well.

As for a flagship sedan that would compete with the BMW 5 Series, plans for that model have been delayed until 2021. Alfa Romeo is also reportedly working on a large crossover to compete with the Audi Q7 and BMW X5, but it’s unclear when that will be introduced. It will share its underpinnings with the Stelvio and will mainly target the U.S. and China markets.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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