The relationship between the Carabinieri and Alfa Romeo For more than seventy years now. This partnership has now been renewed with the entry of the new Tonale into the Carabinieri fleet. After the Giulia, the new SUV will also be used in regional control activities.
Apparently, the weapon I ordered 360 TonaleAll are equipped with a 1.5-liter hybrid engine with 160 horsepower combined with a 7-speed automatic gearbox. Once delivered, the cars will become part of the operating core and radiomobile. Obviously SUVs will be too properly adjusted According to the needs of the Carabinieri. In particular, the Tonale should have an armored windshield, side windows and a shatter-resistant rear window. In addition, the SUV will also have armored doors, a single-person cell for transporting prisoners, a radio for communications and emergency lights.
The cars will obviously appear in the classic dark blue with Carabinieri red stripes.
Each Tonale presents, with all necessary modifications At a cost of €68,652 plus VAT. The entire order, including VAT, is worth more than 30 million euros. Payment will be deferred in three installments: 2023, 2024 and 2025. Part of the package signed by the Carabinieri also includes an auxiliary service for six years or 150,000 km.
Given the historical relationship between Arma and the Italian brand, the first Alfa Romeo available for the Carabinieri was the 1900 M “Matta” in 1951. A year later, Gazelle was born with the 1900 sedan, the name that today marks all cars available in the Carabinieri. Soon, Tonale will expand the long list of Alfa Romeo models available for Arma.