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    2014 Cadillac CTS To Start At $46,025*, VSport To Start At $59,995*



    William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    June 13, 2013

    Cadillac has release the initial pricing information for the new 2014 CTS. For $46,025 (includes $925 destination charge), you get a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, six-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive.

    Standard equipment includes a eight-inch touch-screen with Cadillac’s CUE infotainment system, Bose 11-speaker audio system with Sirius XM and HD Radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a 5.7-inch LCD screen in the gauge cluster, remote start, and keyless entry and start.

    Cadillac has also announced the pricing for the CTS VSport which begins at $59,995. The VSport comes equipped with a twin-turbo 3.6L V6, eight-speed automatic, electronic limited-slip differential, and rear-wheel drive.

    Cadillac is staying quiet on the pricing on the Luxury, Performance, and Premium Collection trim packages; 3.6L V6 and all-wheel drive. We'll learn that when we get closer to the launch of the CTS.

    Source: Cadillac

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.comor you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

    Press Release is on Page 2


    All-New CTS Sedan Ascends into Midsize Luxury Segment

    • More than 20 new features come standard with all-new model launching this fall

    DETROIT – When the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan arrives in dealerships this fall, it will offer more interior space, power and technology with more than 20 new standard features compared with the current model.

    Inside and out, the third-generation CTS sedan grows, ascending into the heart of the midsize luxury market, with an all-new design that is longer, lower and leaner. The new CTS is five inches longer, expanding interior space, but also 244 pounds lighter than the previous model. It is expected to be the lightest car in its segment.

    “CTS has always been Cadillac’s centerpiece, and as our brand expands and elevates the car properly grows to its true place” said David Leone, CTS executive chief engineer. “With last year’s addition of the award-winning ATS compact luxury sedan, CTS will directly challenge the luxury midsize competition with uncompromised performance, luxury and technology.”

    The 2014 CTS standard model will start at $46,025, including $925 destination. Three Collections of option packages – Luxury, Performance and Premium – will be offered with either the 2.0T turbocharged four cylinder or 3.6L naturally aspirated V6 engine in either rear- or all-wheel drive.

    CTS will be offered with a choice of three powertrains, including a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that puts out 272 horsepower and goes from zero to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds – 1.5 seconds faster than the outgoing model. Standard front Brembo brakes with ferritic-nitro carburizing, or FNC, anti-corrosion rotors give CTS braking performance that Cadillac expects to be best in the segment. Magnetic Ride Control, the world’s fastest-reacting suspension and a hallmark of V-Series models, is now standard on base models with 18-inch wheels.

    Selectable drive modes will allow drivers to adjust the vehicle’s performance dynamics for touring, ice and snow, or sport driving. The CTS Vsport model features the new Cadillac Twin-Turbo 3.6L V6 engine with an SAE-certified 420 horsepower and a “track” drive mode with specific Magnetic Ride Control calibration and enhanced throttle progression for greater track performance.

    The Vsport model contains the highest-performing components, led by the all-new Twin Turbo V6. The CTS Vsport model starts at $59,995, including $925 destination, and comes equipped with an electronic limited slip differential and eight-speed automatic transmission in RWD only.

    Inside, all CTS models are equipped with CUE, Cadillac’s breakthrough system for connectivity and control featuring an eight-inch fully reconfigurable touch screen. CUE brings tablet-like functionality into the CTS with functions such as haptic feedback to confirm selections, proximity sensing to reveal hidden icons, gesture recognition and capacitive touch. A 5.7-inch display in the instrument cluster allows the driver to control radio, phone and navigation functions through steering wheel controls without having to take his eyes off the road.

    CTS will come with an 11-speaker Bose premium audio system with HD radio capability. Users will have several options for streaming portable media devices with three USB ports and one auxiliary and SD card port.

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    And the Higher Prices have arrived. I expect the V will be in the $80K+ range this time around.

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    And the Higher Prices have arrived. I expect the V will be in the $80K+ range this time around.

    I share the expectation. GM appears to be on the right path with the core (read RWD/AWD) Cadillac models. It will take a while for the image building at Cadillac to be complete, but GM is doing it right (except for no AWD on the CTS V-Sport, IMHO). Also, the moving of Cadillac to pricing levels closer to (eventually equal to) the German trio means Buick gets more breathing room. As long as GM doesn't try to make Chevrolet an all-things-to-all-folks brand, that is...

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    While everything looks and sounds right and I was expecting a powerful turbo 4, I still think it sucks that we have gone down this road. Turbo and small engines do not make for long lasting power plants in my humble opinion. But then I grew up on big v8 engines.

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    i don't have an issue with 46k to start. we all know it will be under 40k by the end of the model year when discounts and incentives are in the mix.

    it's a healthy enough gap between buick + the ATS and this. And it's low enough to compete with the competition.

    I just hope the rear seat has room.......probably not...........

    I really do think the V Sport will sell like hotcakes.

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    And the Higher Prices have arrived. I expect the V will be in the $80K+ range this time around.

    I share the expectation. GM appears to be on the right path with the core (read RWD/AWD) Cadillac models. It will take a while for the image building at Cadillac to be complete, but GM is doing it right (except for no AWD on the CTS V-Sport, IMHO). Also, the moving of Cadillac to pricing levels closer to (eventually equal to) the German trio means Buick gets more breathing room. As long as GM doesn't try to make Chevrolet an all-things-to-all-folks brand, that is...

    I have been preaching the space being cleared for Buick to thrive with out stepping on Chevy or Cadillac.

    I ponder that the V could be in line for a strong AWD system since the price would give GM the ability to do it right. This would also set them apart form Buick and Chevy even more. I expect the V to have over 600 HP and they may need all 4 tires to put it down. The Extra Hp is useless if you can put it down or have to have the computer kill the power to get the car to hook up.

    AWD in the V would not surprise me at all. It also would give the reason to step up from the V sport.

    It would be good big picture marketing.

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    This is what I expected, pretty close to Audi A6 or Infiniti M pricing, and a little below BMW and Benz. If it sells, I wouldn't be surprised if they push the price up another $2,000 in year 2. It will be interesting to see what the sales are like, since the Lexus GS, A6 and Infiniti M aren't strong sellers in this class.

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    A good start. I hope GM does not chase the Germans by offering equipments that should be standard for this price range as options and charging arms, legs and crotches for them. Put the base priced directly in line with Germans, but offer tremendous value that should be the mantra.

    Like the 2014 Corvette, this car is another 99.9% (nothing is perfect) effort from GM unlike the other compromises we have seen.

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    no doubt it's a great car, but w/i ~10% of a vette w/o a v8? are they trying to limit the crowd for these new, when they obviously should have the most markup to see what the public wants anyway?

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    The 4-cylinder 5-series will start over $50k for 2014. I wouldn't pay $50k for a 4 cylinder either (assuming I could afford $50k to begin with), but people will. If it were me, I'd want my car in this class to have at least 6 cylinders. I love V8s, but the A6 3.0 and 535i have 0-60 times around 5.2 seconds, that is quick, a V8 isn't much quicker in everyday driving and is much thirstier.

    I know people will fork out $50k for the BMW, the question is will they pay $46k 4-cylinder Cadillac and over $50k I assume for 320 hp V6.

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    The 4-cylinder 5-series will start over $50k for 2014. I wouldn't pay $50k for a 4 cylinder either (assuming I could afford $50k to begin with), but people will. If it were me, I'd want my car in this class to have at least 6 cylinders. I love V8s, but the A6 3.0 and 535i have 0-60 times around 5.2 seconds, that is quick, a V8 isn't much quicker in everyday driving and is much thirstier.

    I know people will fork out $50k for the BMW, the question is will they pay $46k 4-cylinder Cadillac and over $50k I assume for 320 hp V6.

    I couldn't imagine paying $30k or more for a 4 cylinder. When I was younger, 4 cylinders were for cheap econoboxes. Times have changed, just very strange to see 4 cylinders--which were the very definition of 'low end'--- being in premium priced cars. At least they aren't FWD...

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    The Jaguar XF 2.0 is $47,000, but $50,000 will get you the 340 hp supercharged V6. I don't know if these car companies are putting the 4-cylinders in for CAFE or to keep the price under $50k, or as a way to say $47k gets you the crap engine, so pay $3,000 more for the good one. Perhaps it is all of the above, but I wouldn't want a 4-banger in a mid-level luxury car even if the 8-speed tranny makes it accelerate like a V6.

    The only exception I can see is a diesel 4-cylinder because it has loads of torque and possibly 40 mpg, that makes it a sensible buy especially for people that do a lot of highway driving.

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    The pricing puts it at about $1600~3200 less than an equivalent 5-series. Not out of place as a "sticketr price"

    The real question is how much discount GM will end up bribing customers with... nobody pays MSRP... not even for BMWs.

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    The Jaguar XF 2.0 is $47,000, but $50,000 will get you the 340 hp supercharged V6. I don't know if these car companies are putting the 4-cylinders in for CAFE or to keep the price under $50k, or as a way to say $47k gets you the crap engine, so pay $3,000 more for the good one. Perhaps it is all of the above, but I wouldn't want a 4-banger in a mid-level luxury car even if the 8-speed tranny makes it accelerate like a V6.

    The only exception I can see is a diesel 4-cylinder because it has loads of torque and possibly 40 mpg, that makes it a sensible buy especially for people that do a lot of highway driving.

    Jaguar doesn't care about CAFE, it's a small fine (per car) and they actually itemized it added it to the sticker (really*)! When the XF first came out it had two V8 powerplants -- with or without supercharging -- that's it. It stayed that way from the 2009 through 2011 model year, although the 2010 and 2011 V8s are 5.0L vs 4.2L in the 2009 cars. 2012s actually got a face lift and the new engines but NOT the 8-speed. 2013 brought the 8-speed online. Under Tata, Jaguar has a progressive product upgrade strategy, every year brings something new instead of waiting 4~5 years for a major overhaul of the model.

    *I just acquired a 2010 XF Supercharged (5.0L SC w/ 470 bhp) to replace the 2005 C55 AMG... they kept the original window sticker.

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    The Jaguar XF 2.0 is $47,000, but $50,000 will get you the 340 hp supercharged V6. I don't know if these car companies are putting the 4-cylinders in for CAFE or to keep the price under $50k, or as a way to say $47k gets you the crap engine, so pay $3,000 more for the good one. Perhaps it is all of the above, but I wouldn't want a 4-banger in a mid-level luxury car even if the 8-speed tranny makes it accelerate like a V6.

    The only exception I can see is a diesel 4-cylinder because it has loads of torque and possibly 40 mpg, that makes it a sensible buy especially for people that do a lot of highway driving.

    Jaguar doesn't care about CAFE, it's a small fine (per car) and they actually itemized it added it to the sticker (really*)! When the XF first came out it had two V8 powerplants -- with or without supercharging -- that's it. It stayed that way from the 2009 through 2011 model year, although the 2010 and 2011 V8s are 5.0L vs 4.2L in the 2009 cars. 2012s actually got a face lift and the new engines but NOT the 8-speed. 2013 brought the 8-speed online. Under Tata, Jaguar has a progressive product upgrade strategy, every year brings something new instead of waiting 4~5 years for a major overhaul of the model.

    *I just acquired a 2010 XF Supercharged (5.0L SC w/ 470 bhp) to replace the 2005 C55 AMG... they kept the original window sticker.

    How do you like the Jaguar? I drove a 2009 XF, not supercharged, and it was nice but it feels cramped because of the high belt line. I think even the 09's will be out of my price range, unless it has 90k miles or something, and I don't want that.

    Jaguar probably doesn't care about CAFE, but they do care about getting buyers, and I think V8 and Super V8 was overkill for most people. Offering 4 and 6 cylinders gives adequate performance and fuel economy that people want, because 15/23 might turn a lot of people away too.

    The turbo 4 is hitting all these luxury cars because an engine like that can make 250-270 lb-ft of torque at a low rpm and with an 8 speed transmission that can get a 0-60 time under 7 seconds which is more than adequate for most. But like Cubical, I still wouldn't want one, I'd want a 6-cylinder at least.

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    How do you like the Jaguar? I drove a 2009 XF, not supercharged, and it was nice but it feels cramped because of the high belt line. I think even the 09's will be out of my price range, unless it has 90k miles or something, and I don't want that.

    Jaguar probably doesn't care about CAFE, but they do care about getting buyers, and I think V8 and Super V8 was overkill for most people. Offering 4 and 6 cylinders gives adequate performance and fuel economy that people want, because 15/23 might turn a lot of people away too.

    The turbo 4 is hitting all these luxury cars because an engine like that can make 250-270 lb-ft of torque at a low rpm and with an 8 speed transmission that can get a 0-60 time under 7 seconds which is more than adequate for most. But like Cubical, I still wouldn't want one, I'd want a 6-cylinder at least.

    The 2009 has the "old" 4.2 V8. For 2010 through 2012 they had the 5.0 VVT/VVL DI V8s -- both supercharged @ 470~510hp and NA @ 385 hp. The engine is smooth enough and pretty quick revving (for a cross plane V8), but it is a little noisier than the 4.2 due to Direct Injection. Mileage is not bad for the kind of car and engine that they are... 15/21 is actually NOT BAD considering that you are talking about a 4300 lbs car with a 470 or 510 hp engine. The M5 which is in a similar weight and output bracket is 11/17 MPG. For 2013 they added the 2.0T and 3.0 S/C.

    The 2013 2.0T is 7.9 secs to 60 mph. I had one as a loaner during warranty service of the XF (audible belt noise / tensioner issue). Driving experience is mixed. It is surprising peppy once it gets in its game or if you keep the revs up above 3000 rpm. The car feels faster than it actually is when driven hard and the I4 is in fact quieter than the V8. The problem with the 2.0T is that at idle or when lugging around at 1500~2000 rpm (which the 8-speed tranny likes to do) stepping on the gas brings a almost 1 sec of slug like acceleration before load builds and the turbo spools enough to get the car moving with enthusiasm. Also, the I4 revs slower than the V8 (even when you just blip the throttle in neutral). With a $3K price difference which covers not just the engine but also additional cabin equipment I'll say the 3.0 S/C is a much better buy. Anyone looking at a $50K car is not going to car much about whether it is 19/30 or 17/28 mpg.

    The 2.0T BTW is a Ford engine except for the dress cover. It is the same exact power plant as you will find in the Focus ST or the Fusion in exactly the same tune making the same torque and 2 hp less than Ford's applications mainly due to the XF's quieter exhaust.

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    • By William Maley
      It seems we are finally coming to the end of a long tunnel with the Alfa Romeo Giulia as the company has announced pricing for the lineup that will begin selling this month. Although there will only be one Giulia available for the time being and that is the most expensive one.
      The Giulia Quadrifoglio will carry a base price of $73,595 (includes a $1,595 destination charge). The Quadrifoglio will feature a twin-turbo 2.9L V6 with 505 horsepower, all-wheel drive, torque vectoring, carbon-fiber body parts, adaptive suspension, navigation, and blind spot monitoring. As we reported back in October, the U.S. Quadrifoglio will not get the six-speed manual. It will only be offered with the eight-speed automatic.
      A month later, the Giulia and Giulia Ti will arrive. Both will feature a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder with 280 horsepower and 306 pound-feet of torque and eight-speed automatic. Rear-wheel drive comes standard while all-wheel drive is a $2,000. So what's the difference between the two? Feature set.
      Giulia ($38,990 after $995 destination charge): Leather upholstery, 10-way power front seats with lumbar adjustment, push-button ignition, remote start, backup camera, 6.5-inch infotainment system, 17-inch wheels, and more.
      Giulia Ti ($40,990 after $995 destination charge): Includes Giulia's standard equipment along with heated steering wheel, heated seats, 8.8-inch infotainment system, 18-inch wheels, and more.
      Source: Alfa Romeo 
      Press Release is on Page 2
      Alfa Romeo Announces Pricing for All-new 2017 Giulia Lineup
      Premium Mid-size Sedan Named “Car of the Year” by Top Gear Magazine Starts at $37,995 MSRP & Record-Breaking 505-hp Quadrifoglio at $72,000 MSRP  All-new Giulia lineup combines Italian craftsmanship, class-leading performance, state-of-the-art technology and a passion for driving for the premium mid-size market Giulia nameplate reflects a 55-year heritage of Alfa Romeo's lightweight, performance sedan tradition and over 105 years of brand history, carving its legend on road courses around the globe Stunning Italian design and crafted by Alfa Romeo artisans at the Cassino plant in Frosinone, Italy All Giulia models feature a near perfect 50:50 weight distribution, class-leading power and performance and an eight-speed automatic transmission with available column-mounted paddle shifters with gear shifts in less than 100 milliseconds Giulia is very well-equipped with standard premium features, including a 280-hp turbocharged and intercooled 2.0L engine delivering 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds, DNA Mode, leather interior, bi-xenon headlamps, dual exhaust, carbon fiber driveshaft, flat-bottom steering wheel, 7-inch TFT and much more Giulia Ti (Turismo Internazionale) adds 18-inch aluminum wheels, genuine wood interior accents, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, 8.8-inch widescreen infotainment with SiriusXM and much more Giulia Ti Sport adds Quadrifoglio-inspired unique front and rear fascias, 19-inch dark 5-hole aluminum wheels, 12-way power high-performance leather seats, aluminum column-mounted paddle shifters, sport steering wheel, genuine aluminum interior accents, gloss-black window trim surround and colored brake calipers State-of-the-art Q4 all-wheel-drive system available on Giulia and Giulia Ti Giulia Quadrifoglio features distinct styling and the most powerful engine ever developed in a production Alfa Romeo with an all-new 505-hp 2.9L bi-turbo intercooled V-6, carbon fiber hood, roof and rear spoiler, adaptive performance suspension, DNA Pro with Race Mode, torque vectoring, carbon fiber active aero front splitter, carbon fiber interior accents, 3D Navigation and much more Giulia and Giulia Ti go on sale in January 2017 with an MSRP of $37,995 and $39,995, respectively Giulia Quadrifoglio goes on sale this month with an MSRP of $72,000 December 8, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Alfa Romeo today announced pricing for the highly anticipated 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia lineup.
      “The all-new Giulia is the result of our 105 years of passion for Italian style, craftsmanship and performance,” said Reid Bigland, Head of Alfa Romeo. “Crafted in Italy, the Giulia lineup sets an entirely new benchmark for the segment as the world’s fastest four-door production sedan, featuring class-leading engines, an all-new exclusive architecture, stunning design and state-of-the art technology, available starting from $37,995 MSRP.”
       
      Built around the driver, Alfa Romeo Giulia designers focused on simplistic elegance, with an emphasis on incorporating the essential elements for performance. Inside, Giulia’s high level of craftsmanship starts with an asymmetric-styled instrument panel, featuring a driver-focused cockpit crafted with an array of available leathers with accent stitching, plus trim bezels in aluminum, wood or carbon fiber – all for a bespoke look that could only be crafted in Italy. A Formula-1-inspired steering wheel features a thick-rim profile that transmits the chassis’ direct-steering feel and neatly groups the vehicle controls and the engine start button. Behind the steering wheel, the Giulia features a full-color 7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) instrument cluster straddled by two large white-on-black face analog gauges.
       
      Giulia Quadrifoglio stands as the most powerful Alfa Romeo production car ever with its 2.9L bi-turbo V-6 engine producing a class-leading 505 horsepower and 443 lb.-ft. of torque. The Giulia and Giulia Ti models feature an all-new, all-aluminum, 2.0-liter, direct-injection turbo engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission delivering a class-leading, standard 280 hp and 306 lb.-ft. of torque.
       
      With its muscular proportions and a pure design ethos of passion, lightness and simplistic elegance clothing its class-leading technical layout with near perfect 50/50 weight balance, the all-new 2017 Giulia exudes stunning and functional Italian style with a finesse of Alfa Romeo heritage, athletically taut lines and sculptural details.
      2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia
      Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia is $37,995 (excluding $995 destination) Optional Q4 all-wheel-drive (AWD) system available for $2,000 MSRP Alfa Romeo Giulia features an all-new, all-aluminum, 2.0-liter, direct-injection turbocharged engine that generates a class-leading, standard 280 horsepower and 306 lb.-ft. of torque. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, Giulia launches from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds, on the way to a top speed of 149 mph The all-new, well-equipped Alfa Romeo Giulia comes standard with leather seats, 10-way power front seats including 4-way lumbar, bi-xenon headlamps with signature LED daytime running lights and LED tail lamps, dual exhaust, back-up camera with dynamic gridlines and rear park sensors, bright chrome window trim surround, remote proximity sensor with push button start, remote start, 7-inch full-color TFT display and much, much more Available Sport Exterior Package ($1,250 MSRP) adds unique front and rear fascias, 18-inch aluminum sport wheels, gloss black window trim surround and colored brake calipers  
      2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti
      MSRP for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti model is $39,995 (excluding $995 destination) Optional Q4 AWD system available for $2,000 MSRP In addition to the expansive list of standard features in the all-new Giulia, Giulia Ti adds even more luxury and convenience offerings, including standard 18-inch wheels, genuine wood interior accents, an 8.8-inch widescreen infotainment display, SiriusXM, heated steering wheel, heated front seats and more Available Ti Sport and Ti Lusso packages (priced at $2,250 MSRP each) provide drivers with two unique offerings that further accentuate the bold characteristics of Giulia Ti Ti Sport adds unique front and rear sport fascias, 19-inch dark 5-hole aluminum wheels, gloss black window trim surround, colored brake calipers, 14-way front power sport leather seats, including 4-way lumbar and power side bolsters, along with manual thigh extenders, sport leather steering wheel and aluminum column-mounted paddle shifters Ti Lusso includes Luxury Pieno Fiore Italian leather seats with cannelloni inserts, 12-way power front seats including 4-way lumbar, leather-wrapped dash and upper door trim with accent stitching, genuine wood trim in dark grey oak or light walnut, luxury steering wheel and more Ti Performance Package adds an adaptive performance suspension, mechanical limited slip differential and aluminum column-mounted paddle shifters  
      2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
      MSRP for the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio model is $72,000 (excluding $1,595 destination) Includes the iconic hand-painted Quadrifoglio (four-leaf clover) badge that is symbolic of legendary Alfa Romeo race cars and high-performance production cars As the “halo” model in the lineup, Giulia Quadrifoglio highlights Alfa Romeo’s motorsport knowhow with an all-new, best-in-class, 505-horsepower, 2.9-liter bi-turbo V-6 engine that earns the title of the most powerful Alfa Romeo production car engine ever and the quickest with a class-leading 0-60 mph time of 3.8 seconds, plus it enabled a record-setting 7:32 Nürburgring lap time – the fastest ever by a four-door production sedan Giulia Quadrifoglio also includes unique exterior styling, carbon fiber hood, roof, rear spoiler and side sill insert, carbon fiber active aero front splitter, DNA Pro with Race Mode and adjustable performance suspension, 19-inch aluminum wheels with Brembo brakes, high-performance leather seats with 14-way power front seats including 4-way lumbar, leather-wrapped dash and doors with accent stitching, carbon fiber interior trim and much more  
      All three Giulia models offer:
      Near perfect 50/50 weight distribution, segment-leading torsional rigidity and the most direct steering ratio on the market, thanks to Giulia’s all-new, rear-wheel-drive Giorgio architecture Unique Italian style and craftsmanship to the premium mid-size sedan segment A 55-year heritage of Giulia’s lightweight, performance sedan tradition and more than 105 years of brand history, carving its legend on road courses around the globe
    • By William Maley
      Ahead of its spring launch, Chevrolet has revealed the starting price for the 2018 Equinox. The base L front-wheel drive model will kick off at $24,475 (includes destination). This model will feature a turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder with 170 horsepower and 203 pound-feet of torque.
      Those looking for more power or fuel economy will need to wait until the second quarter when the turbo 2.0L and turbodiesel 1.6L four-cylinders go on sale. Front-wheel and all-wheel will be on offer. As for trims, the Equinox will be offered in L, LS, LT, and Premier. 
      “In a word, crossover customers want one thing: everything. From comfort and connectivity to efficient performance and safety, the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox delivers on all counts,” said Steve Majoros, director of marketing for Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers.
      We'll likely have more details on pricing and features as we get closer to the Equinox's launch.
      Source: Chevrolet
      Press Release is on Page 2
      NEXT-GEN 2018 CHEVROLET EQUINOX STARTS AT $24,475
      Crossover offers customers the perfect blend of design, technology and value DETROIT — Chevrolet announced today that pricing for the next-generation 2018 Equinox will start at $24,475 when it goes on sale this spring. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price includes the destination charge but excludes tax, title and additional dealer fees.

      Equinox offers a fresh, new design and technologies to help keep passengers comfortable and connected on the road.
      “In a word, crossover customers want one thing: everything. From comfort and connectivity to efficient performance and safety, the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox delivers on all counts,” said Steve Majoros, director of marketing, Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers.
      The 2018 Equinox will offer three turbocharged engines — including the segment’s first turbo-diesel — providing customers more choices when it comes to performance, efficiency and capability.
      The standard 1.5L engine will be available at launch, with the 2.0L Turbo and diesel options available in the second quarter of 2017. The 2.0L engine will be coupled to GM’s new nine-speed automatic transmission, offering an exciting driving experience with more horsepower and torque.
      The 2018 Equinox will be available in L, LS, LT and Premier trim levels, in FWD or AWD combinations.
      Chevrolet’s connectivity technologies include a standard 7- and an available 8-inch-diagonal color touchscreen with MyLink infotainment designed to support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as an available OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.*
      The new Equinox offers an expanded range of active safety features:
      New Safety Alert Seat New Surround Vision New Forward Collision Alert with Following Distance Indicator New Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking New Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert   Rear Cross Traffic Alert Rear Seat Reminder and Teen Driver are also offered. Rear Seat Reminder can provide an alert when the rear doors are used during or just before a trip, prompting you to double-check for valuables left in the back seat when you exit the vehicle. Teen Driver allows parents to monitor driving habits and facilitates discussions to help encourage better driving habits, even when parents are not in the vehicle. 

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