While no one is saying it, it sits below the surface. Alfa developed the all new Giulia in just 2 years, including an 'all new' platform. I don't think so. average lead time on such a project is at least 4 years.
http://jalopnik.com/oh-good-alfa-ro...n-only-two-and-a-1716998627?rev=1436536917256‘You ask every car maker: doing a car in two years, everyone will tell you it’s not possible,’ says Krief. ‘The industry standard says four, the longest say five years, everywhere in the world. We had to do it in two and a half years. Marchionne said – and he’s right – the only way to achieve that is to be different.