Rumors about the Alfa Romeo Giulia flagship have been swirling around for years but new details are starting to emerge about the highly-anticipated Italian vehicle

Rumors about the Alfa Romeo Giulia flagship have been swirling around for years but new details are starting to emerge about the highly-anticipated Italian vehicle.

According to a new report, the car will be available with a new 1.8-liter biturbo petrol engine. It will be fitted with a smaller turbine for the lower rpm and a larger one, operating at medium and high rpm. They will be supported by a variable intake and exhaust valves for a total output of 300 PS (220 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) at 3,800 rpm.

The new engine will meet the Euro 6 standards. Mated to a dual-clutch automatic gearbox, it will provide a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration in six seconds. Top speed will be electronically limited to 245 km/h (152 mph).

In addition to that engine, the Giulia (name not confirmed) will also be offered with a single turbo version with 240 PS (177 PS), as well as a range-topping 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo powerplant, rated at around 526 PS (387 kW).

The debut of the car is fast approaching as it is expected to happen in June this year. The model will be based on the Giorgio rear-wheel drive platform.

Note: Alfa Romeo Giulia rendering pictured.

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