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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is Italian for 'beautiful'

Alfa Romeo is finally back in the US, and this stunning yet flawed sedan is here to take on BMW's M3.

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This is the Alfa Romeo Giulia.

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Specifically, it's the Giulia Quadrifoglio, the top-shelf trim.

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Think of the Quadrifoglio (which means "four leaf clover" in Italian) as the equivalent of a BMW M3 or Mercedes-AMG C63.

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But, if anything, this car is far, far harder and more extreme. Much more so.

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It's powered by a 505 horsepower, twin-turbocharged V6 that's very closely related to the lump found in the Ferrari California T!

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Power goes exclusively to the rear wheels through an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.

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Manual transmissions will be available in Europe, but sadly not in the US.

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The car has a beautiful, purposeful look but it isn't overly aggressive.

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Though those quad exhausts leave no doubt about the power lurking here.

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The Giulia is finally coming to US shores in December, first in Quadrifoglio trim, then the more affordable models after that.

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Sadly, no pricing is available yet. Click through for a bunch more pics from Alfa.

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