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Alfa Romeo Milano: all the facts at a glance

April 10, 2024

Alfa Romeo Milano, whence the name?

First, some explanation of the name. Because why does this Alfa Romeo get the name Milano? Simply, the name Milano is a tribute to the city where it all began for Alfa Romeo on June 24, 1910. Since 1910, Alfa Romeo’s emblem has included two of the symbols that identify Milan: the cross, the historical symbol of the capital of Lombardy, and the Biscione snake – the coat of arms of the noble Visconti family. 

For over sixty years (1910-1972) the name “Milano” was in the lower part of the logo. Until 1918 it was accompanied by the acronym “A.L.F.A.” (Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili), then from 1919 by “Alfa Romeo.

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What else does Alfa Romeo have in store in the near future? 2025 will see the unveiling of the first Alfa Romeo to come exclusively with 100% electric propulsion. From 2027  model range of Alfa Romeo 100% electric. The Milano is now the first 100% electric Alfa Romeo. 

Design Alfa Romeo Milano

The Alfa Romeo Milano introduces a new design language from Alfa Romeo. How should we summarize that design? Graceful sportiness covers the load. The car has short overhangs, muscular wheel arches and a distinctive “truncated rear end. The latter is secretly a reference to the legendary Giulia TZ, the Tubolare Zagato. The Alfa Romeo Milano is 4.17 meters long, 1.78 meters wide and 1.5 meters high.

Red Alfa Romeo Milano coupe parked in a modern garage with concrete wall background.

Interior Alfa Romeo Milano

Within those dimensions is room for five people. The dashboard is driver-oriented. What stands out? A fully digital 10.25-inch TFT instrument cluster and a 10.25-inch touchscreen that works with widgets. Each user can create their own home page, where every feature of the car is displayed as an app.

Another nice detail: air vents in the shape of a “quadrifoglio” (four-leaf clover) – the symbol of Alfa Romeo’s sportiness. The Milano is also available with lightweight Sabelt sport seats.

Interior of a modern Alfa Romeo Milano showing the steering wheel, dashboard and center console with red ambient lighting.

The luggage compartment has a capacity of 400 liters, which is hefty! Alfa Romeo further provides the Milano with a handy storage compartment for the Cable Organizer under the hood, a clever place to store the charging cable.

EV Routing is a system built into the navigation system. All customers have to do is set their destination. Then the navigation system automatically calculates the required charging stops along the route, with access to more than 600,000 charging stations. Real-time traffic, battery and driving style monitoring makes it possible to rely on EV Routing.

Red Alfa Romeo Milano hatchback with open trunk showing the cargo area.

There is also integration of the virtual assistant (“Hey Alfa”) and ChatGPT (artificial intelligence), which use voice recognition. Of course, it is also capable of over-the-air updates. Through the smartphone app My Alfa Connect, the customer can also interact with the car via “My Remote,” with various services such as remote control of car functions (opening/closing doors and flashing lights) via smartphone or smartwatch; vehicle location; checking certain parameters (speed and environment) and warnings if the driver does not respect them.

Driving assistance systems, of course, the Alfa Romeo Milano also has. Think 360° parking sensors, a rearview camera with 180o view, a collision prevention system with recognition of cyclists and pedestrians, blind spot monitoring, a driving lane assistant, fatigue recognition and so on.

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Engines Alfa Romeo Milano

What engines is the Alfa Romeo Milano available with? Explain! 

The all-electric Milano Elettrica comes in two power versions: with 115 kW (156 hp) and a range of 410 kilometers and as a sportier Veloce, with 176 kW (240 hp). In fact, it involves the same powertrain as the Abarth 600e and the future Lancia Ypsilon HF.

Both electric models have a 54 kWh battery. Charging the battery in the new Milano can be done at a quick charger or at a regular charging station. At 100 kW DC fast charging stations, it takes less than 30 minutes to charge the battery from 10 to 80%.

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The Alfa Romeo Milano also comes as Ibrida, the Italian word for hybrid. The hybrid Milano Ibrida is the first car in this segment also available with all-wheel drive (Q4) – in the form of automatically activated rear-wheel drive. 

The hybrid Milano offers two powertrain options: front-wheel drive and Q4 all-wheel drive. The Milano Ibrida has a 100 kW (136 hp) powerful 48V hybrid powertrain. The combustion engine is a 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, supplemented by a 48-volt lithium-ion battery and an electric motor with 21 kW of power built into the six-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission. The car can drive smaller distances fully electric. In the city, the car should run electric more than 50% of the time, Alfa Romeo promises.

A red Alfa Romeo Milano parked in a dimly lit room with a spotlight highlighting its profile.

Undercarriage Alfa Romeo Milano

The Alfa Romeo Milano has the lowest weight in its segment. Salient detail: the team that coordinated the development of the driving dynamics in the Milano is the same team that developed the super-sporty Giulia GTA. So claim the Italians.

The electric Veloce version has more direct steering, a sports suspension lowered by 25 mm, thick front and rear stabilizer bars, 380 mm front brake discs and a Torsen differential.

The Milano is available with the Alfa D.N.A. system. Its “Dynamic” mode enables maximum performance and driving pleasure – thanks in part to specific steering and gas pedal settings. Prefer a little more comfort? Then select the “Natural” mode. ‘Advanced Efficiency’ mode is set for maximum energy efficiency and reduces consumption. Finally, only the hybrid Milano Ibrida with Q4 has a fourth mode: the Q4 mode for low-grip conditions.

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Alfa Romeo Milano Speciale

To introduce this new Alfa Romeo, the Italian brand comes with the Milano Speciale. What does that version have to offer?

External features include the ‘Progresso’ logo, sporty matte finish with accents in the new Arese red and 18-inch ‘Petali’ alloy wheels. 

The interior is embellished with the ‘Spiga’ interior trim with vinyl and fabric upholstery, a leather steering wheel and power driver’s seat with massage function. 

The car also has interior lighting with a choice of eight colors, as well as Level 2 autonomous driving, connected navigation, a 180° rearview camera, a power tailgate and Keyless Entry. The Milano Elettrica Speciale is further equipped with an 11 kW three-phase on-board charger.

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Three e-packs

The Milano is further available with three e-packs: 

–       Package Techno offers safety, technology and functionality extras such as Level 2 autonomous driving, a hands-free power tailgate, LED matrix lighting and connected navigation with virtual assistant.

–       Package Premium offers extra comfort and exclusivity, thanks to the combination of vinyl and fabric for the interior trim, the power driver’s seat with massage function, ambient interior lighting and aluminum pedals and footrest.

–       Package Sport adds extra sportiness, in the form of lightweight Sabelt sport seats, Alcantara upholstery and sporty exterior details.

That was it, the introduction of the new Alfa Romeo Milano. Speaking of introduction, the Milano is expected to arrive at Dutch dealers in July. Information on pricing will follow by then.

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Red Alfa Romeo MILANO sports car in a dark setting highlighting the sleek design and rear spoiler.

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Close-up of the rear emblem and taillight design of a red Alfa Romeo Milano vehicle.

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Sporty Alfa Romeo MILANO interior with red ambient lighting and racing seats.

Luxury Alfa Romeo MILANO interior detail with a wooden dashboard and modern ventilation grille.

The digital dashboard of a modern vehicle, with the aesthetics of Alfa Romeo Milano, displaying speed and acceleration with futuristic design elements.

A smartphone that charges wirelessly in the center console of a modern Alfa Romeo MILANO.

Sports car interior with luxurious black and red stitched seats with the Alfa Romeo MILANO logo.

Red duffel bag in the trunk of a red Alfa Romeo Milano with the trunk door open.

Blue Alfa Romeo SUV with open trunk and spacious cargo area.

Luxury Alfa Romeo Milano SUV with open trunk, containing a set of golf clubs.