The Alfa Romeo Tonale, the brand's first electrified compact SUV, was named the best automobile created and marketed in Europe based on innovation, design, quality, and operational economy criteria. The prize ceremony, now in its 37th year, was held at the Turin Automobile Museum. The prestigious competition documented the most recent market trends, highlighting the new models that caught the public's attention regarding design and technology, where hybrid and electric are the masters.
The Alfa Romeo Tonale SUV represents the metamorphosis of the brand, which has significantly altered and is projected into the new era of connectivity and electrification while keeping true to its DNA of pure Italian sportsmanship since 1910. The distinctly Italian style is matched by ground-breaking technology and cutting-edge connectivity, as seen by a completely new infotainment system. Alfa Romeo Tonale has devised innovative and original technical solutions to improve its DNA and offer the consumer a unique driving experience characteristic of the brand, in which rigorous attention to detail joins the constant pursuit of the most excellent quality.
"The Auto Europa award given to Alfa Romeo Tonale demonstrates the indissoluble passionate bond of Italians with the car, which finds the right synthesis point with innovation, stylistic research, and the high standards of sustainability and safety that the industry displays on the market," says USGA president Gaetano Cesarano. All of the vehicles competing for the prize represent the best that manufacturers have to offer to motorists today in their respective segments, with declines in all power suppliers in the energy transition route of mobility.
"We are honored to receive this important prize, which was bestowed upon Alfa Romeo Tonale by a jury of industry professionals as well as many ordinary motor lovers," said Raffaele Russo, Country Manager of Alfa Romeo in Italy. "This confirms how much our Alfa Romeo Tonale small SUV has truly conquered everyone." What is its secret? It is the only car in this segment that combines cutting-edge technology with the timeless elegance of Italian design, all while providing the driving enjoyment that only Alfa Romeo can provide.