The new Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 completes the Tonale line, the model with which the brand entered the electrification world while retaining its DNA, an expression of classic Italian sporting. The new plug-in hybrid is the peak of the Alfa Romeo Metamorphosis, combining efficiency and sportiness at the highest levels: over 80 km in the city cycle, 600 km total, and emissions down to 26 g/km.
An offer tailored to the needs of the consumer, who now, more than ever, expects technology, comfort, and safety in a sports vehicle, as well as exceptional performance. The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 anticipates how Alfa Romeo's vision of sportiness is headed. Also, the new model has the best living space and roominess in its class, as well as great onboard comfort, quiet driving, and less pollution. This makes it perfect for traveling alone, with family, or with friends, and it works well both in the city and on long trips.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 has the best road attributes in its class, and the onboard electronics and connectivity make it the most technical Alfa Romeo ever. Quality and attention to detail are blended with dynamic features to recreate sportiness for the twenty-first century. Alfa Romeo's traditional logo has been redesigned to show how the brand is becoming more electric. The privacy glass and silk-screened electric snake on the left rear wing of the Tonale Plug-In make it stand out.
The new Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 represents a watershed moment in Alfa Romeo's "zero to zero" journey, which will see the company go from being a 0% electric brand in early 2022 to a zero-emissions brand in 2027 when the entire lineup will be electrified. Alfa Romeo has also shown that it is the fastest car company to reach carbon neutrality by focusing on how much it has changed in five years.
Alfa Romeo Tonale provides maximum efficiency and sustainability thanks to electrification technologies developed to serve the brand and the new Plug-In Hybrid Q4 engine. The 280 hp Q4 Plug-In Hybrid system demonstrates excellence in performance and range. The sophisticated hybrid system combines a 1.3L 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission, which drives the front wheels, with a rear electric motor capable of providing 90 kW and 250 Nm of torque. The lithium-ion battery, which delivers 306 volts and has a capacity of 15.5 kWh, offers an electric range of more than 80 kilometers in the urban cycle and more than 600 kilometers overall, establishing the Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 as one of the most efficient plug-in hybrid SUVs.
Excellent performance in terms of sustainability: thanks to the new hybrid engine, CO2 emissions are lowered by up to 26 g/km, allowing the Alfa Romeo range's overall emissions to be cut by roughly 40%. Savings on consumption are also significant, with the WLTP cycle reducing usage to 1.14 liters per 100 km. When using the 7.4 kW onboard charger, a full battery charge takes less than 2.5 hours for maximum efficiency. The Alfa Romeo Tonale Hybrid is equipped with a Q4 all-wheel drive system—front-wheel drive with an internal combustion engine and rear-wheel drive with an electric motor—ensuring the traditional Alfa Romeo driving enjoyment and best-in-class agility, lightness, and driving characteristics.
Finally, the Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 combines efficiency, sustainability, and sportiness. The 280 HP total power puts it at the top of the segment, with acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds and a top speed of 135 km/h in all-electric mode, which can reach 206 km/h in hybrid mode. The e-AWD system amplifies the sense of power that can be achieved during acceleration; the electric motor's instantaneous torque makes the response of the rear axle immediate as soon as the accelerator pedal is hit.
The Alfa DNA drive selector becomes a symbol of efficient sportiness on the Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 SUV, merging all aspects of the brand's classic sportiness into an exceptionally sustainable automobile. The DNA's functions have been updated to consider the car's individual qualities, improving efficiency and performance. In reality, a single option allows you to regulate the Q4 traction and the intervention of the control electronics, optimally coordinate the activities of the engines and gearbox, and change the sensitivity of the controls. A revised calibration system that allows the driver to remain focused on the road without being distracted by the need to operate on several orders
The Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4's extensive capabilities, dubbed "EV Features," ensure an even more efficient and relaxing driving experience. Specifically, the E-Save function allows you to recharge or maintain the battery level when the internal combustion engine is turned on; the Regenerative Braking function will enable you to recover energy during the deceleration or braking phases and store it in the battery pack; and, finally, activating E-Coasting allows energy recovery when slowing down even when the brake pedal is depressed.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 SUV provides safe, pleasant, and enjoyable road handling, putting it at the top of its class regarding agility, lightness, and driving dynamics. Complete technical solutions strengthen the car's athletic character and ensure the customer a one-of-a-kind and stimulating driving experience in keeping with the Alfa Romeo tradition. For example, the Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 provides all the safety of four-wheel drive, with the back axle powered by a 90 kW electric motor and the front axle powered by a 180 horsepower petrol engine, ensuring optimal stability even in off-road performance and on low-grip highways. Also, the innovative hybrid 4x4 system gave the car unbeatable handling without physically connecting the two systems.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 is the ideal SUV for city use and delightful weekends away from town, thanks to its exceptional onboard comfort, top-of-the-line overall roominess, and low emissions. This is proven, for example, by the numerous storage compartments, logical space organization, and a square-shaped trunk with an excellent loading sill and "hands-free" hatch opening, which allow the Tonale Plug-In Hybrid SUV to offer the best internal space in its category. The space is also perfect: four individuals up to 1.90 meters tall can sit comfortably, two in front and two behind. Finally, the vehicle's superior structural quality ensures vibration and acoustic isolation of the passenger compartment, which is combined with the sound of electric driving for an incredibly comfortable and silent travel experience. Comfort is emphasized by the high-quality look of the materials and finishes and the many different and easy-to-use technologies.
The software and connection are at the highest level to provide the driving enjoyment the brand has been known for, ensuring a pleasant and fully connected experience. Among the innovative technological solutions, the integration of Amazon Alexa voice assistant functions stands out, providing the convenient possibility of interacting with the system without using your hands and only by your voice, making it easier to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. Amazon Alexa also keeps you updated on the state of your vehicle from the comfort of your couch, delivering vital information like the battery charge level of your Tonale Plug-In.
Because of the customized Android operating system and 4G connectivity with "over the air" (OTA) updates, the brand new integrated infotainment system is standard, giving continually updated content, features, and services. Tonale Plug-In Hybrid SUV guarantees an immersive connection experience quickly and straightforwardly, thanks to a total size of 22.5" of high-resolution screens—a 12.3" totally digital screen and the central touchscreen unit of 10.25"—and the most excellent human-machine interface in its category. The innovative multitasking interface lets the driver see all critical information at a glance while keeping his or her attention on the road. The result is an experience that is "smartphone-like."
Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 continues to build an ecosystem of Alfa Romeo services to provide everyone with an utterly novel customer journey: from online purchase to blockchain NFT (non-fungible token) certification. Introduced specifically by Tonale, NFT technology is a complete novelty in the automotive world, with Alfa Romeo being the first manufacturer to link an NFT digital certificate to the car. A distinct off-board element that is both practical and long-lasting, emphasizing the brand's inventive nature. In detail, based on the customer's selection, the NFT provides a certification that ensures the car's identity and proper maintenance, guaranteeing its residual value. As a result, the NFT certification adds legitimacy to the secondhand market and becomes even more relevant for the Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 as it provides more information.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 is the top-of-the-line model that adheres to Alfa Romeo's new concept of simplification and rationalization. It is, in fact, available on the Ti trim levels, which have a more elegant and distinct meaning, and on the Veloce trim levels, which have the highest performance and sportiness. The new Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 is also available in an exclusive "SPECIAL EDITION" launch version, which is highly rich in technological content and connection and includes: 20-inch alloy wheels, Brembo red brake calipers - An external titanium body kit "Special Edition" badge on the front mudguards black "Tonale" model badge - Sports pedals and kick plate made of aluminum.
The new Alfa Romeo Tonale Plug-In Hybrid Q4 is available for purchase, both in the limited-edition Special Edition and in the Veloce configuration, which has a highly sporty essence.
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