Alfa Romeo Giulia – An Italian Renaissance

There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind about the love that surrounds Alfa Romeo. Despite, or maybe even because of, its faults and quirkiness, it’s a brand that inspires great passion and desire. Of course, that’s not without just cause: both design and performance are there with abundance. Mind you, it’s fair to say that over the years it’s been a very involving brand, with many owners often seen in garages ‘tinkering’ under the bonnet. Over recent years, it’s been slim pickings for the Alfisti when it comes to new models to choose from – but all that is beginning to change. A couple of months back I attended the NZ unveiling of the new (and much anticipated) Giulia, a 4-door sedan that is steeped in ‘Alfa-ness’. From its very Italian good looks, through to its dynamic driving experience (even oozing technology advancements), the Giulia is undoubtedly well worth the…