Alfa Romeo is gearing as much as launch its first electrical car on the highway to turning into a totally electrical model as quickly as 2027, and on Thursday the automaker confirmed the newcomer because the Milano.
Earlier rumors pointed to Alfa Romeo calling it a Brennero, after an Italian mountain go, similar to the Tonale and Stelvio. Nonetheless, Alfa Romeo stated it selected a reputation to suggest its Milanese roots and spotlight the car’s city bias.
The Milano will make its debut subsequent April and hasn’t been confirmed for the U.S. The car could show too small for native roads as it will likely be a subcompact crossover serving because the model’s new entry level now that the Giulietta and Mito hatchbacks are gone. The Tonale compact crossover, a plug-in hybrid, is presently the smallest Alfa Romeo bought within the U.S.
Alfa Romeo hasn’t offered any specs for the Milano aside from it providing the selection of electrical or gasoline powertrains. This implies it will likely be associated to the Jeep Avenger and Fiat 600 subcompact crossover twins, which additionally may be had with electrical or gasoline powertrains, relying available on the market.
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The Avenger and 600’s platform is an up to date model of guardian firm Stellantis’ CMP platform. The CMP platform is designed for subcompact vehicles and can also be present in extra subcompact crossovers bought abroad, such because the DS 3 Crossback and Opel Mokka.
The Avenger and 600, that are additionally off-limits for the U.S., each include a 54-kwh battery and a 156-hp electrical motor on the entrance axle. It is doable the Milano will provide extra efficiency to higher swimsuit Alfa Romeo’s sporty positioning.
Alfa Romeo on Thursday additionally confirmed plans to launch its first electric-only mannequin in 2025. It’s rumored to be a substitute for the Giulia sedan. An electrical substitute for the Stelvio crossover is rumored to observe in 2026.