Alfa Giulia won’t get manual gearbox in North America

first_img PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio advertisement The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS We’ve barely met the Alfa Romeo Giulia – and it’s certainly made a stellar first impression – but Alfa has already broken our hearts.That’s because, according to Car and Driver, Alfa Romeo won’t sell the Giulia Quadrifoglio with a six-speed manual transmission which, incidentally, is standard fare in Europe.Alfa is chalking this one up to generally low take-rates for manual transmissions in North America as a whole, meaning the only way to experience the Guilia Quadrifoglio’s 505-horsepower, twin-turbo V6 is through an otherwise slick eight-speed automatic. Still, the BMW M3 and Cadillac ATS-V – two of the Gilua Quadrifoglio’s main competitors – offer a six-speed manual. They might not sell a lot, but perhaps Alfa is missing out on a slice of that pie. However small it may be. center_img We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. Trending Videos Trending in Canada See More Videos RELATED TAGSAlfa RomeoGiuliaNewsAlfa Romeo SpAAutomotive ReviewsAutomotive TechnologyBMW M3Car and Driver MagazineCars and Car DesignCulture and LifestyleEuropeGiulia QuadrifoglioNorth AmericaPassenger CarsScience and TechnologySports CarsTechnologyVehicle Control ‹ Previous Next ›last_img

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