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Hey folks, Alfa UK just recently added Alfa Dynamic Suspension as a £400 option on the Stelvio configurator. Naturally, that’s pretty much it for the info they give. I’m guessing it’s the same thing or similar to the £850 SDC adaptive suspension on the Giulia, however the difference in price is making me wonder if it really is the same. Does anyone have any further info? I have asked my local dealer, and they’re looking into it...
 

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Ti Sport already comes with the dynamic / adaptive suspension (and I love the handling improvement it gives!), unless this is something different?

Guessing this is just an option to include it on the lower trim package?

wish there was an option to add the track mode selection and the suspension firmness selector button to my adaptive suspension (for daily driving I would actually prefer Dynamic for throttle response, and the softer suspension setting for ride quality), but I guess there are some things they will just keep limited to the Quadrifoglio.
 

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Ti Sport already comes with the dynamic / adaptive suspension (and I love the handling improvement it gives!), unless this is something different?

Guessing this is just an option to include it on the lower trim package?

wish there was an option to add the track mode selection and the suspension firmness selector button to my adaptive suspension (for daily driving I would actually prefer Dynamic for throttle response, and the softer suspension setting for ride quality), but I guess there are some things they will just keep limited to the Quadrifoglio.
We don’t have the Ti Sport in the UK, Alfa Dynamic Suspension is optional across the whole range from bottom to top. I’ve a feeling it’s an upgrade to frequency selective dampers, based on something I saw on an Italian forum here:

https://forum.clubalfa.it/attachments/alfa_ads-pdf.151942/

This would definitely improve ride quality, possibly handling too at least on rough roads. I’m still awaiting a response from Alfa...
 

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We don’t have the Ti Sport in the UK, Alfa Dynamic Suspension is optional across the whole range from bottom to top. I’ve a feeling it’s an upgrade to frequency selective dampers, based on something I saw on an Italian forum here:

https://forum.clubalfa.it/attachments/alfa_ads-pdf.151942/

This would definitely improve ride quality, possibly handling too at least on rough roads. I’m still awaiting a response from Alfa...
Interesting.

The switch from N to D is rather impressive with the difference in ride quality and handling. While in N there is a slight amount of understeer in normal around town driving, but it entirely goes away in D. The chassis feels SUV like in N, but very sport sedan like in D.

I had the dash G meter enabled last week on a Sunday drive through the country while on a particularly windy road and I saw a peak of 0.86 G's recorded, and the car could have handled more :)
 

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My local dealer has confirmed the Alfa Dynamic Suspension option adds Frequency Selective Damping, which is a totally mechanical system and different to the active suspension system on the Giulia. Still sounds worthwhile though.
 

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Did you ever get to the bottom of what the options are in the UK? I'm looking at ordering and can see one option "Dynamic Suspension" at £400 and "Alfa SDC Suspension" at £1000.

So my question really are what do you get as standard on a Milano and what are the 2 options? dealership are a bit "errrrm" when questioned....

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Did you ever get to the bottom of what the options are in the UK? I'm looking at ordering and can see one option "Dynamic Suspension" at £400 and "Alfa SDC Suspension" at £1000.

So my question really are what do you get as standard on a Milano and what are the 2 options? dealership are a bit "errrrm" when questioned....

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John
They're both options for the Milano. Personally I'm more than happy with the standard setup on mine, have driven a Milano both on and off road the ride quality is excellent without either of those options.
 

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I have performace pack. Hard to comment active suspension as I only did 30km with test car which was first edition and I found its sport suspension already excellent. If anything perhaps a bit more comfortable as in dynamic settings you have an option to soften the suspension, which sometimes come handy on bad roads when you want acceleration, but does not need stiffer suspension due to lack of curves :)
 

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Is now there clear info if active suspension can be lowered? I have not seen it and I think an inch or so lower stance would be great, but without changing the suspension characteristics as it is ideal for me.
 

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Hey folks, Alfa UK just recently added Alfa Dynamic Suspension as a £400 option on the Stelvio configurator. Naturally, that’s pretty much it for the info they give. I’m guessing it’s the same thing or similar to the £850 SDC adaptive suspension on the Giulia, however the difference in price is making me wonder if it really is the same. Does anyone have any further info? I have asked my local dealer, and they’re looking into it...
I think that's with the Koni FSD dampers. It's a purely mechanical stand-alone system, no electronic control which is why it is (a lot) cheaper....

Koni active technology
 

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Any news on lowering kit which can be used with combination with Alfa active suspension? Suspension is top, but would love to see an inch lower stance...
 
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