Alfa Romeo UK has rolled out a new variant of the Giulietta – the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Business Edition – particularly targeted at business drivers. It is derived from mid-range Distinctive trim level but boasts of features that user-choosers consider essential. The variant still features 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, cruise control and rear parking sensors.
It also features DAB digital radio and Bluetooth connectivity. In addition its features the 6.5-inch Uconnect infotainment system upgrade, with voice-programmable satellite navigation with 3D mapping, and the Visibility Pack that includes dusk and rain sensors, self-dimming rear-view interior mirror and power folding door mirrors.
Other additional features include front seat electric lumbar support and front parking sensors. The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Business Edition could be availed in three engine choices. The first one is the 105hp 1.6-liter JTDM-2 turbo-diesel that has carbon dioxide emission figure of 104g/km, combined economy number of 70.6 mpg with 2014-2015 BIK Rate of 16 percent.
A buyer could also choose the new 105 hp 2.0-liter JTDM-2 turbo-diesel that offers carbon dioxide emission figure of110g/km, combined economy number of 67.3 mpg with BIK Rate of 18 percent. Both engines are paired with six-speed manual transmissions.
The other two engines are the 170hp 1.4-liter Turbo Petrol (CO2 emission of 119g/km, combined economy of 55.4 mpg, BIK Rate 18 percent) and 175hp 2.0-liter JTDM-2 turbo-diesel (CO2 of 116g/km, combined economy of 64.2mpg, BIK Rate 18 percent).
These engines are paired with the six-speed ALFA TCT twin dry-clutch transmissions. The new Alfa Romeo Business can be availed at a starting price of £18,990 OTR, offering over £2,000 worth of additional equipment compared to the Distinctive model. [source: Alfa Romeo]