Not only does the 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio look fantastic, it also offers one of the most satisfying driving experiences in its segment.

it means the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is equipped to take on rival sports sedans such as the BMW 3-series, the Genesis G70, and the Mercedes-Benz C-class.

While perhaps not as luxurious as those sedans, the Alfa's interior is generously equipped and boasts a driver-focused design.

Passengers will find the front seats spacious and comfortable, but most adults will feel the pinch in the rear—something most cars in this class have in common.

Last year's Ti Sport trim has been renamed Veloce for 2022, and a host of new standard features can be found throughout the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio lineup.

Its infotainment system now benefits from standard navigation and a wireless phone charger, while an auto-dimming rearview mirror, front and rear heated seats,

Since the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio's best trait is its crisp driving dynamics, we'd double down and go with the mid-range Ti model and spec the Performance package,

Alfa Romeo Guilia Quadrifoglio Rear-wheel drive is standard, and we'd stick with that, but all-wheel drive is available and adds $2000 to the bottom line.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder makes 280 horsepower, sounds intoxicating, and feels gutsy when driven hard.

The front tires are very responsive to driver inputs and speak clearly to the driver through the leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Body roll is well controlled, and in hard corners the Giulia Quadrifoglio remains flat and predictable. It's easy to drive quickly and aggressively, but it's equally comfortable when driven sedately.

Among its turbocharged four-cylinder rivals, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio has competitive fuel-efficiency numbers from the EPA, just shy of class leading.

All-wheel-drive models see a slight deficit at 23 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, but that's common in this class.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Interior features soft-touch plastics, fine leather, and either textured metallic or genuine wood trimmings.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio managed to fit five of our carry-on cases inside its trunk; with its rear seats folded, it managed 14, lagging segment leaders by one carry-on.