Tonale is Alfa Romeo’s first electrified SUV and, in the past few hours, the members of UIGA, the Italian Union of Automotive Journalists, assisted by a jury of opinion leaders and a popular jury of enthusiasts, have decided that precisely this model is award winner Auto Europe 2023.
An extraordinary car, which managed to beat the competition. Winner of the Auto Europa 2023 award, the great SUV it made its mark on an audience of 20 new modelsas the best car produced and marketed in Europe based on the requirements of innovation, design, quality and economy of operation.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale award ceremony
Now in its 37th edition, the award ceremony took place in the suggestive Mauto, the Automobile Museum of Turin, which we know very well. A very prestigious competition, which showed what are the most current trends in the market, indicating the new models that the public has appreciated the most in recent months, not only in terms of design but also of technologies, an area in which electric and hybrid are now most successful.
The president of UIGA, Gaetano Cesarano, declared: “The Auto Europa award assigned to Alfa Romeo Tonale demonstrates the indissoluble passionate bond of Italians with the car, which the right point of synthesis with innovation, stylistic research and high standards of sustainability and safety that the industry flaunts on the market. All the cars competing for the prize represent the best that the manufacturers offer today to motorists in their respective segments, declined in all power supplies in the energy transition path of mobility “.
Raffaele Russo, Country Manager of Alfa Romeo in Italy, comments: “We are proud to receive this prestigious award, which was awarded to Tonale by a jury of industry experts together with many simple motor enthusiasts. This confirms how much our compact SUV has truly conquered everyone. His secret? It is the only car in this segment to combine the most innovative and sophisticated technology with the timeless beauty of Italian design, all enhanced by the driving pleasure that only Alfa Romeo can offer ”.
Alfa Romeo Tonale: the success of the brand’s first electrified SUV
Alfa Romeo Tonale is the model that has marked the profound metamorphosis of the brand which, despite having remained faithful to the DNA of noble Italian sportsmanship since 1910, has radically evolved and launched into the new era of connectivity and electrification. The design, we can see, is unmistakably Italian, and finds a counterpart in record-breaking technology and connectivity at the highest levels, as demonstrated by a completely new infotainment system.
For Alfa Romeo Tonale the Arese company has conceived unique and exclusive technical solutions, able to enhance its DNA and offer the customer a unique driving experience typical of the brand, in which the very meticulous attention to detail marries the continuous search for the highest quality.
In July, the first official appointment with Tonale, the electrified C-SUV of the Biscione, took place in the Italian Alfa Romeo showrooms. The event was among the most anticipated by the fans of the House, who in fact reached the dealerships by the thousands, to finally be able to see live, and test on the road, the C-SUV of the brand.
Great approval from the public, who was able to experience the Hybrid engine by Alfa Romeo and recognize the quality and driving pleasure typical of the brand’s cars. The Tonale SUV, on a price list starting at 36,000 euros, offers all the typical pleasure of the Italian brand in an authentic electrified experience.