Alfa Romeo, V6 is safe due to regulations that allow Euro 7

Alfa Romeo, V6 is safe due to regulations that allow Euro 7

Alfa Romeo has confirmed that it will continue to use its own V6 2.9 liter gasoline enginerenowned for its performance, even after the introduction of the European Union’s strict Euro 7 emissions regulations due in July 2025, when Alfa may be planning to revamp its range.

The CEO of Alfa Romeo, Jean-Philippe Learnato, announced that the Ferrari-derived engine will also be used in the future, saying that he expects to receive the results of the proposals related to Standard 7 euros within this year.

3.0-liter V6 engine, which is a more powerful and larger version of the 2.9-liter engine used in the high-performance Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio models. It has roots in the family of 3.0-liter Nettuno V6 engines also used in the Maserati MC20 (here is what could be the new electric Alfa Romeo 4C).

Some car manufacturers may have adjusted their development plans due to the strict Euro 7 regulations, but others have chosen to reject the changes. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares, for example, has raised concerns about the possibility increased costs for small cars due to new regulations. Renault boss Luca de Meo stressed that the change could divert companies’ resources from accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.

A total of eight EU countries have defended carmakers, saying they are already under pressure to meet the targets. future production goalsincluding banning the sale of new vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2035. This debate highlights the challenges and difficulties the automotive industry faces in the transition to greener and more sustainable vehicles.