The Alfa Romeo Giulia will finally enter production phase on March 14, according to a new report.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia will finally enter production phase on March 14, according to a new report.

The news we’ve all been waiting for is finally here, as Quattroruote reports the Giulia is about to hit the assembly line less than a month from now. The magazine claims Sergio Marchionne has made a surprise visit at FCA’s Cassino plant near Rome and has announced production will commence on March 14.

In an “urgent” meeting, as QR says, Marchionne discussed the production plans for the sports sedan with the factory’s bosses. According to it, around 30 units of the Giulia will be made every day from February 23 as a pre-production run. Marchionne also used the meeting to re-confirm no new Alfa Romeo models are planned for this year.

The Italian company already revealed the range-topping QV version of the model with 510 horsepower (375 kW) and the US-spec model powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with 276 hp. We still don’t have information which model will be the first to enter production, but more likely this will be the flagship Quadrifoglio with “Ferrari-inspired” V6 engine. Exact pricing details are also not available at this point, but Alfa says the QV will start at “around” $70,000 MSRP.

Source: Quattroruote

Alfa Romeo Giulia going into production on March 14