Alfa Romeo Tonale: La Metamorfosi of Alfa Romeo

February 8th, 2022 by

Today, Alfa Romeo unveiled the newest model in its lineup: the Alfa Romeo Tonale.

Alfa Romeo is proud to present the all-new 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale. The Tonale (pronounced toe-nah-lay) represents a metamorphosis for the Alfa Romeo brand. The new vehicle is part of a radical evolution for the brand. This marks a new era of electrification and connectivity. As the first C-SUV from Alfa Romeo, North American consumers will experience more than 110 years of heritage with the evolution of best-in-class performance from two all-new efficient powertrain offerings.

 

Attention to details: Tonale’s Italian design that is perfect for any Alfisti

The Alfa Romeo Tonale stays true to Alfa Romeo heritage while also futurizing the brand. The Tonale maintains the DNA of nobile Italian sportsmanship that is essential to any Alfisti. Many Alfisti will recognize elements from the 2019 concept for the Tonale. The all-new Tonale will reinvent the meaning of sportiness and make premium-ness more inclusive. The Tonale represent a pure essential beauty with Alfa Romeo style. All Alfa Romeo designs  are made with a sense of purpose. This intimate relationship between body and soul sets the foundation for any Alfa Romeo vehicle.

The Tonale features iconic Alfa Romeo symbols, such as the V-shape and the scudetto. When looking at the profile of the vehicle, one can see the GT line. The GT line is one line that rigorously defines the attitude of the car. A GT line defines the directionality of the car as well. The GT line adds dynamic volume to the upper car body. This helps to emphasize lights and shadows on the car that adds life and sensuality.

Alfa Romeo develops its vehicles with a clear vision and nobleness. This clear vision is about a passion for driving. The wheels of the Tonale illustrates the evolution of Alfa Romeo vehicles. The “telephone-dialer” concept has been refined in every wheel iteration from the 1960’s until now. The modern circular wheels are an element of style, lightness, and extreme sportiness.

The New and Improved Interior

The Tonale’s interior has everything in the right place.  Particularly, the interior setup ensures that everything is easy to reach for the ultimate driving pleasure. The interior showcases a world of exclusivity, good taste, and elegance. Alfa Romeo dedicated the Tonale’s interior completely to the driver. With the Cannocchiale (driver dashboard), the driver and the passenger experiences the best ride of their life. Undoubtedly, the driver dashboard takes the driver to the deepest nature of Alfa Romeo: its racing history.

Above all, the Tonale features the best materials and construction for an Alfa Romeo vehicle to truly encapsulate the beauty of Alfa Romeo. Alfa Romeo adopted the Uconnect 5 infotainment system which features a 10.25 inch center touchscreen and 12.3 inch driver cluster. Even more best in class offerings are available as standard on the Tonale. Available features include wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto and wireless charging. Also, the car has a built-in Alexa home-to-car and car-to-home functionality thanks to a partnership between Alfa Romeo and Amazon. The functionality includes access to Alexa virtual assistance.

Alfa Romeo Tonale interior

Technology in the Name of Safety Comes Standard

The Tonale features technological advances that haven’t been seen on any car on the current market. In a world exclusive, Alfa Romeo equipped the Tonale with a NFT digital certificate. The blockchain technology uniquely links your Tonale with a digital certificate upon purchase. The certificate evolves during the life of the car and protects the residual value. To maintain the security of your Tonale, this feature requires that you only service the car at a factory-authorized Alfa Romeo dealer service center.

A whole slew of driver assistance systems come standard on the Tonale. Alfa Romeo equipped the Tonale with adaptive cruise control and traffic sign recognition. In addition, the car comes with intelligent speed assist and blind spot detection. Most importantly, the Tonale has forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian protection. Families and Alfa Romeo understand the importance of keeping everyone safe during a drive. This is why the Tonale has driver attention assist, rear seat reminder, and lane departure warnings with lane keep assist. A level 2 autonomy option is also available for the Tonale.

Alfa Romeo Tonale Powertrains

Alfa Romeo offers two state-of-the-art powertrain options for the Tonale. The first powertrain offered is a Q4 AWD 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with nine-speed automatic transmission. This best-in-class engine produces a standard 256 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The engine is equipped with stop-start technology that meets the super-ultra-low emissions 30 standard. Secondly, the other offering is a PHEV Q4 AWD with a six-speed automatic transmission. This combines a 15.5kWh lithium ion battery with a 90kW electric motor and 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine delivers a best-in-class 272 horsepower with an range of over 30 miles. Fortunately, the US market will have both powertrains available for purchase.

Unquestionably, the Tonale will be available in three different trim levels: Sprint, Ti, and Veloce. Orders for the all-new 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale will open in the fourth quarter of 2022 with delivery in the first quarter of 2023. Furthermore, if you are interested in an Alfa Romeo Tonale, please reach out to your sales representative at Alfa Romeo of Fort Lauderdale.

Metamorfosi of Alfa Romeo

The Tonale represents a turning point for three reasons. Firstly, the vehicle helps to bring Alfa Romeo into the digital era. Secondly, it marks the beginning of the transition of the Alfa Romeo group to become a high-tech company. Lastly, there is a turning point in Alfa Romeo’s customer relationship. Advanced software allows you to decide whether you want to reach unbelievable efficiency levels or boost performance beyond expectations. It’s the driver’s choice, it is your choice.

Alfa Romeo wants to be the first to start the revolution. Stellantis is evolving into a sustainable mobility tech company with Alfa Romeo driving this change. Alfa Romeo is transforming its vehicles into customized living spaces, valuable even when not driving. Alfa Romeo is reinventing the relationship between the customer, the car, and the brand. By, 2027, Alfa Romeo plans to exclusively sell EV models. We hope you join us on this journey of electrification and modernization.


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