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    First Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Inspires a Few Choice Words

    Source: AutoVerdict
    October 23, 2017
    by Adam Barrera


    Expletives aren’t polite in mixed company — especially if you’re representing a brand.

    Luckily, I’m now back on the journalism side of the automotive media landscape, where such transgressions might be excused. “Holy This” and “Oh My That” flow freely behind the wheel of the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio, and the public relations rep riding shotgun during the Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo seemed pretty used to what must be a common reaction.

    Tap the left paddle shifter twice, the tach slams right, the exhaust burbles and spits, the engine starts to sing and you begin to understand why Italians needed to create interjections like “Countach.” If you’re expecting family traits from the fabulous Giulia, you’ll find them — it’s a more subdued experience than provided in this year’s most intriguing sport sedan, but only barely.

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    Last edited by nsaporito; 10-23-2017 at 08:07 PM.

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    Great review, Adam! I really can't wait to get behind the wheel of this one.

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