Alfa Romeo has inadvertently confirmed that their anticipated SUV can be named Brennero after sharing a Twitter video was shared, displaying the coordinates of the Brennero go on the Italian border with Austria.
Over the previous a number of months, Alfa Romeo has been steadily releasing enigmatic teasers for its upcoming compact crossover, and the most recent one gives extra concrete data. The revered Italian automaker posted a short clip on social media with the caption: “Perhaps we’ve recognized all of it alongside,” referencing the persistent hypothesis in regards to the B-segment mannequin being named “Brennero.” The video options GPS coordinates, with certainly one of them strongly hinting on the mannequin’s moniker.
Whereas some coordinates level to landmarks just like the Arese Museum, the Balocco circuit, and the Stelvio Cross, the fourth one results in the idyllic Brenner Pass which spans for practically 50 kilometres alongside the picturesque Alpine countryside. This isn’t the primary the the Italian automaker has employed the title of an Italian mountain go for a brand new automobile of their portfolio, the Stelvio was the primary and the fresh-faced Tonale was the second. Serving as the primary and second SUV for the model respectively, the rationale was that their entry into the brand new phase would take Alfa Romeo to new heights.
This may greater than doubtless be Alfa Romeo’s first step right into a world away from combustion contemplating the Brennero is thought to share the identical platform because the Jeep Avenger and the Fiat 600, autos which might be predominantly provided as EVs. Set to make its debut in early 2024, die-hard ICE lovers can discover solace in understanding that it’ll additionally doubtless function a by-product powered by a mild-hybrid, three-cylinder petrol inside combustion engine possibility.
With a roadmap deliberate to be absolutely electrical, this can presumably be a style of the confirmed all-electric Giulia and Stelvio which ought to arrive by the shut of the last decade.
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