This is simultaneously reported by Carscoops and several other independent sources, so it seems to be true. What are we talking about? The point is that Alfa Romeo is preparing a new model that should “close” several market segments at once.
Firstly, it will be a very compact crossover: approximately 4.1 meters long and 1.8 meters wide, but with slightly increased ground clearance and body height, and front-wheel drive only. Secondly, the new Alfa Romeo will partially resolve the issue of the MiTo’s successor: it will be a crossover, not a hatchback, but still compact and convenient for the city.
Finally, the third is that the new Alfa Romeo crossover will be built on the SMR/eSMR platform and will have an electric version. The most likely option is a 115 kW (156 hp) electric motor and a 54 kWh battery. The latter should be enough to cover about 380 km of autonomous range.
However, in addition to the electric version, a hybrid version is also expected. For example, the graphics of the digital instrument panel, where you can see the tachometer, suggests this. According to the platform used, we can expect a hybrid based on a 1.2-liter gasoline engine.
The debut of the new Alfa Romeo is scheduled for early 2024, so it won’t be long before we learn all the details and the model name.