Alfa Romeo take the wraps off sporty new Veloce version of its Giulia saloon at the Paris Motor Show, with four-wheel drive, petrol or diesel engines, and up to 276bhp.
It's been some time since Alfa Romeo sold an executive car, but the new Giulia has competitive prices, so it could well tempt buyers away from its more established rivals.
Alfa confirms that the flagship version of its new Giulia compact executive range will cost only a little more than its less powerful BMW M3 rival, with orders opening this week
The Alfa Romeo Giulia is a stylish saloon that mixes dainty rear-drive handling and a fine ride with attractive design. Can it rival the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4?