Lately there has been a great stir around the Tonale, the new model that Alfa Romeo will bring to its debut on 8 February. In recent days, the Italian brand has shared some teasers that show a series of small details of the new SUV with the aim of keeping the attention high in view of the official debut. As we know, the Tonale is a very important model for the manufacturer. The brand, in fact, expects a lot from the commercial success of the vehicle.
New spy photos arrive della Tonale engaged in snow tests in Northern Europe. Interesting images because yes partially sees the cockpit. More specifically, we can understand a little better how the dashboard will be structured. In addition to the instrumentation, anticipated by one of the recent teasers, we can also glimpse the infotaiment of the car which will be characterized by the presence of a display positioned overhanging in the center of the dashboard.
Obviously, it will be necessary to understand whether, depending on the set-up, Alfa Romeo will offer screens of different sizes. Detail that will be discovered at the time of the official presentation next week.
As for the exterior, the SUV always appears camouflaged even if a little less than in the past. This allows you to better observe some details of the vehicle. It is clear that the final design shouldn’t differ too much from that of the concept car seen at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019.
For the time being, we know the SUV will rest on the same platform as the Jeep Compass from which it will also inherit the 240 hp (177 kW) Plug-in powertrain which, however, it should have been refined in order to guarantee better performance. We do not yet know the result of this work but to make this improvement the launch of the SUV has been postponed for several months.
According to some past rumors, the Tonale should measure 4,528 mm long x 1,835 mm wide x 1,604 mm high, with a wheelbase of 2,636 mm. Obviously, the SUV will also be offered with more traditional engines. It is speculated that the new hybrid powertrain which recently debuted on the Jeep Compass and Renegade. The production of the Tonale will take place inside the Pomigliano d’Arco plant. Marketing is expected to start in June.
Those interested in the presentation on February 8 will be able to follow it in streaming on the official Alfa Romeo website from 15.00.