4 Awards Won by the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Luxury SUV

The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has won the hearts of our customers, as well as automotive industry members from several organizations. This is evident by the number of accolades that this Italian luxury SUV has earned in its debut year being on the roads in North New Jersey, NYC and Upstate NY.

So let’s talk about these 4 prestigious awards and why the Stelvio received them.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Awards

1. Car and Driver 2018 Editors’ Choice

The Car and Driver Editors’ Choice award is given to those all-new or significantly updated vehicles that were driven, tested or evaluated by the magazine’s staff. And it’s clear that the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio fits all of their criteria which includes the following:

  • Results from their Buyer's Guide in-depth testing
  • How a vehicle performed on their test track
  • Subjective desirability
  • Inherent value
  • How well it fulfills its intended mission relative to its segment competitors

Car and Driver stated that this SUV "raises the performance bar to levels once reserved just for sports cars" and touted about this model's Race driving mode, comfort, on-road finesse and the features that it comes with like multi-adjustable power front seats & 14-speaker Harman Kardon audio system.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Sunroof

2. SAMA Topless in Miami Premium Panoramic

Every summer, the Southern Automotive Media Association (SAMA) hold its "Topless in Miami Presented by Haartz" competitive car event. The 8th Annual edition saw the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio win top award in the “Premium Panoramic” category.

In addition to the dual-pane sunroof, the more than 35 journalists who attended the event enjoyed this model's robust power (rated at 505 hp & 443 lb/ft of torque) and Italian styling inside & outside. The Stelvio Quadrifoglio beat out the following models that have their tops down during North New Jersey summers to win this award:

  • BMW 430i Convertible
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake S AWD
  • Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic SE
Alfa Romeo Stelvio Awards

3. TAWA Crossover of Texas

The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) hold the Texas Truck Rodeo every year and this year was the Alfa Romeo Stelvio's first chance to impress... and boy did it ever! The Italian luxury SUV was named the Crossover of Texas due to its performance during on-road and off-road evaluations by over 50 journalists in a 2-day span.

In addition, the Stelvio also took home the following TAWA recognitions:

  • Luxury Crossover of Texas
  • Most Drives at the Texas Truck Rodeo
  • Performance Utility of Texas (Stelvio Quadrifoglio)
Alfa Romeo Stelvio NJ

4. Cars.com Best in Show

Last, but certainly not least is the accolade the Alfa Romeo Stelvio won in its 1st-ever appearance in North America: the Cars.com Best in Show Award. The automotive website cites this SUV's curves and performance chops as 2 ways that it stunned everyone at the 2016 L.A. Auto Show.

Other features of this SUV that have impressed our customers include:

  • GPS navigation system
  • Smooth leather seating & 3-spoke steering wheel
  • Hands-free liftgate
  • Q4 all-wheel-drive (AWD) system
  • 5 USB ports
  • Up to 56.5 cubic feet of cargo volume

Ramsey Alfa Romeo has an extensive selection of Alfa Romeo Stelvio models, so contact our team to learn more about this accolade-earning SUV or to schedule your test drive at our dealership location on Route 17 in Upper Saddle River NJ!

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