I think that the Alfa Romeo brand we all love that recently flowered in the Giulia QV and Stelvio QV died with the passing of Sergio Marchionne. Engineers out, beancounters in. No longer a leader but a follower.
The high water mark has passed and it's down hill all the way.
According to the alfaclub website ;
“While the Giulietta is preparing for the definitive stop of production, which should arrive during the next month of March in conjunction with the start of the production works of the Maserati D-SUV arriving in 2021, in Cassino the works of Giulia and Stelvio...