Alfa Romeo has unveiled the facelifted Giulietta ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

Alfa Romeo has unveiled the facelifted Giulietta ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

Looking instantly recognizable, the facelifted model features a modestly revised front bumper and a new grille with mesh inserts. Additional changes are limited but the hatchback gains restyled wheels and revised badging that mimics the Giulia.

Interior changes are minor but include updated upholstery and revised trim.  There's also improved Uconnect infotainment systems with "Live services" that enable users to connect to Facebook, Twitter, Deezer, TuneIn, Reuters, and TomTom.

The Giulietta Veloce goes one step further as it boasts sportier bumpers, revised side skirts, and gloss black mirror caps.  The model also has leather / Alcantara sport seats, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, faux carbon fiber trim, and red contrast stitching.

Under the hood, a variety of different engines will be available including:

  • A 1.4-liter TB with 120 horsepower and 158 pound-feet (215 newton meters) of torque
  • A 1.4 TB MultiAir with 150 hp and 169 lb-ft (230 Nm) of torque
  • A 1.4 TB MultiAir TCT 170 hp and 169 lb-ft (230 Nm) of torque
  • A 1.4-liter TB GPL with 120 hp and 158 lb-ft (215 Nm) of torque
  • A 1.6 JTDM with 120 hp with 206 lb-ft (280 Nm) of torque
  • A 2.0 JTDM with outputs of 150 hp and 175 hp

Last but not least, the high-performance Giulietta Veloce has a turbocharged 1.75-liter engine that develops 240 hp and 221 lb-ft (300 Nm) of torque - 250 lb-ft (340 Nm) with overboost.  It enables the car to accelerate from 0-62 miles per hour in six seconds before hitting a top speed of 151 mph.

Italian pricing starts at €22,200 and tops out at €34,900 for the range-topping Giulietta Veloce.

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