New Alfa Romeo engines will be built in Italy
Fiat Chrysler stated two high performance engines that can play a vital part in Alfa Romeo's international relaunch is going to be constructed in the automaker's plant in Termoli, Italy.
The engines certainly are a range-topper, Ferrari-derived six-cylinder gasoline-engine created specially for Alfa Romeo and a high-output four-cylinder motor family including petrol and diesel models.
Fiat Chrysler will commit over 500 500-million euros ($540 million) to install ability to construct 200,000 engines per annum at the plant in central Italy, the firm said today. The function is placed to be finished within half a year.
The business gave no further particulars of the engines.
The four-cylinder 2.0-liter motor will debut in Alfa's new mid-size sedan that will be revealed in June, provider sources told Automotive News Europe last year. The sedan will go on-sale in 2016. The V6 twin-turbocharged gasoline-engine is going to have an output of up to 480 hp. It's been reengineered from the 3.0-liter unit that Ferrari constructs for the Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans, the resources stated.
The Termoli plant now assembles 8-valve and 16-valve variants of the auto-maker fire-engine family and two transmissions for the Fiat Ducato car-derived van and mid-size passenger vehicles.
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