alfa giuletta 2014 01

The Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift will be making its premiere in Frankfurt. The revision isn’t drastic, with exterior changes being limited to a new-look front grille, fog light frames that are now chrome-plated, the incorporation of DRLs into the front headlamps and three new alloy wheel designs (16- to 18-inch). Three new liveries called Moonlight Pearl, Anodizzato Blue and Bronze find their way on too.

The interior, meanwhile, features new sports seats in the case of the range-topping Quadrifoglio Verde version, and these are upholstered in black leather/Alcantara with contrasting stitching, with an electro-welded logo on the backrest. Other trim levels available for the car are Progression, Distinctive and Exclusive, each offering different material/colour contrasts.

Also fresh to the 2014 car is a new door panel and grab handle design as well as a brand new insert on the central console and dashboard, all treated with uniform scratch-proof paint. Other revisions include the repositioning of the USB port and a luggage compartment that’s now fully lined – bottom, sides and behind the rear seats – with black trim.

What else? The Giuletta gets a Uconnect multimedia device, which can be specified with either a five-inch or 6.5-inch RadioNav touchscreen, offers connectivity options via Bluetooth, USB port or Aux-in socket. And there’s a new engine option for the car in the form of a 150 hp and 380 Nm 2.0 JTDM-2 engine.