The new 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm revealed. The differences between GTA Gran Turismo Alleggerita and GTAm stands for Modificata more track focus version. GTA means the Italian word for lightened, the name was first used on the Giulia in 1965. Alfa Romeo decided to build only 500 GTAs.
The new Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA version has 2.9 liter twin turbo V6 produces 540 hp previous engine version has 505 hp. The Giulia GTAm claims a 0-100km/h time of 3.6 seconds down from 3.9 seconds. More powerful with Akrapovič titanium center exhaust and revised the rear bumper, Alfa Romeo upgrade the handling and widening the front and rear track 50 mm, there is new 20 inch centre locking wheels, these get a significant weight savings. Many components of the GTA made by carbon fiber the bonnet, roof, drive shaft, front bumper, both front and rear wheel arches and wheel flares, and carbon monocoque seats. An active front splitter, side skirts, huge rear diffuser and GTAm an oversized front splitter, large carbon fibre wing designed by the Sauber Engineering. The GTA has a bit more weight savings such as the rear seats are deleted and replaced with mounts for helmets and a roll bar, carbon fiber bucket seats, six-point harnesses, massive carbon wing, polycarbonate window frames. These all light weighting upgrades get about 100 kg weight savings.
Interior of the GTA’s cabin covered alcantara including the dashboard, door panels, pillars, and center of the seats. The GTAm removes the rear seats covering the empty space in the back with Alcantara and with six-point harnesses and a roll bar. Alfa Romeo is building just only 500 units of the GTA and GTAm. And these buyers will also receive a racing suit, gloves, bell helmet, shoes, a car cover. Alfa Romeo will provide a course work of the Alfa Romeo driving academy.