At the beginning of last year, the Civil Guard Traffic Group acquired 97 Alfa Romeo Stelvio units, and it seems that the Italian SUV has given great results to the agents in the daily performance of their tasks, since now the Corps expands its fleet of patrol vehicles with 18 new units of the model.
More specifically, it is about Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.0 Petrol 200 CV Q4 Auto and Alfa Romeo Stelvio 2.2 Diesel 190 CV Q4 Auto. Both engines, with the latest generation 4-cylinder architecture, are built in aluminum, associated with a modern 8-speed automatic gearbox and comply with the Euro 6 D Stage II emission regulations.
To confidently face the provision of patrol service in harsh winter conditions, the vehicle has been equipped with the Q4 traction system, which includes an active transfer case and front differential designed to suit Alfa Romeo’s specific technical requirements, in order to control high torque in very fast times with a particularly compact and lightweight configuration.
We are talking about a vehicle that is around 50,000 euros on the market, although the Civil Guard will have benefited from an interesting discount.
This Q4 system continuously monitors numerous parameters to ensure the best torque distribution between the two axles depending on how the vehicle is used and the available road grip. In addition, this is combined with the AlfaTM DNA driving mode selector and the lighting system with Adaptive Bi-Xenon AFS headlights.
Regarding the equipment as a patrol vehicle, there is no lack of latest generation light bridge with LED technology on the ceiling and folding message panel, which allows to effectively inform drivers of possible incidents that may occur on the road. Likewise, the bodywork has been standardized with the colors and relevant information.