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.
Contact Automotive News
More news from this source:
CAR REVIEWS »
Top 10 Best Chevrolet Models of All Time
9 Unique Ways to Customize Your Car
How to Find the Best Tow Truck Companies
7 Tips for How to Install Windshield Wipers
Lifting a Truck Pros and Cons
Your Guide to the New Skyactiv-X Engine from Mazda
The Most Valuable Parts on a Car to Scrap
5 Tips for Finding a Good Mechanic You Can Trust
7 Driving Techniques and Other Tips for Fuel Efficiency
View All Recent Posts
New Photo Galleries
- More Photos
LATEST CAR REVIEWS