2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sportwagon Already At Work, But Exclusive To Europe Only?

Oct 29, 2016 05:00 AM EDT | Mariechris Felipe

A 2017 Alfa Romeo Guilia sportswagon is reportedly in the works. This new family variant will be made available to get a fair share of market particularly in Europe where wagons sell in considerable numbers and most of the Giulia’s rivals offer the same option. However, Alfa Romeo may decide not to release this in the United States.

Best Sports Sedan Now Targets A Wagon

The 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia promises to be one of the best sports sedans in the world, impressing both the press and the public. According to Fiat Chrysler Automobile CEO Sergio Marchionne, it is expected that global sales of the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia will reach sales figures between 75,000 and 100,000 annually and is expected to be more when it launch to other countries. The launch of Giulia in the United States will be at the end of this year and China will not arrive until the first or second quarter of 2017.

But what's better than a sport sedan? A sport wagon.

The latest report from Automotive News Europe said that Alfa Romeo is already developing a family station wagon version of the recent Giulia, according to MotorAuthority, this information comes from unspecified sources but close to Alfa Romeo.

This new version would be initially marketed in Europe and will arrive mid next year to push up sales of the Alfa flagship model and depend on the reception of the market, can also be marketed on another continent such as the United States.

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sportswagon Badly Needed

The opinion of some analysts points to the need for a version of this type in the emerging range Giulia range despite the good business result that is taking its first steps in the European market. So in order to expand the market share more, a Guilia sportswagon will arrive 2017 as these family versions represent 42 percent of sales in premium mid-size models in Europe, according to RoadandTrack.

At the moment, the following presentation of the brand will be the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio, the brand's first SUV which will be unveiled at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show this November and will be available to market early next year. This SUV is also based on the new Giorgio rear-drive platform and will be manufactured in Cassino, Italy, and will be exported to all markets.

As for the new Giulia Sportwagon, a possible arrival of this new version would be the logical step , since its main rivals, BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz have body variants of this type, which enjoyed great success in Europe. The predecessor of Alfa Giulia Sportwagon is none other than himself Alfa 159, because since the birth of 156, in the late nineties, this range has always had the option of a familiar body, called Sportwagon versions.

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