Alfa’s revised plan focuses on new rwd/awd architecture

The revised Alfa Romeo plan that Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne is expected to announce next April focuses on a new, still unnamed rear-wheel- and all-wheel-drive architecture. A key aim of the new plan is to boost Alfa’s global presence.

“With our current segment coverage and our geographical footprint, we compete in about 5 percent of the global market,” Alfa’s European boss, Louis-Carl Vignon, said in an interview. He wants the brand to compete in 32 percent of the global market by 2016.

Alfa said that its revised plan is “top secret” and refused to comment on individual models to Automotive News Europe. However, the following is what industry and supplier sources say Alfa is currently considering.

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