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Alfa Romeo and Ram Take Home Honors in Miami Competition

  • Alfa Romeo and Ram Take Home Honors in Miami Competition

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio Topless in Miami competitionThe all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio took first place in the premium panoramic category at the ‘Topless in Miami’ competition.

June 11, 2018 - The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 took the top award in the “Sunny Pickup Truck” category and the all-new 2018 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio took home top honors in the “Premium Panoramic” category recently at the eighth annual Topless in Miami competitive vehicle event.

The event is hosted by the Southern Automotive Media Association (SAMA), a Miami-based organization of automotive journalists, representatives of media organizations, corporate communications specialists, marketing and advertising representatives, and auto manufacturers.

Stelvio Quadrifoglio sunroof is tops with Miami media
This is the second consecutive win for Alfa Romeo at Topless in Miami; the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti won the Affordable Panoramic category last year.

To win its category, the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio beat out the following vehicles: BMW 430i Convertible, Infiniti QX50, Jaguar XF Sportbrake S AWD and Range Rover Velar R-Dynamic SE.

The 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel Topless in Miami competitionThe 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel equipped with sunroof.

2019 Ram 1500 wins ‘Sunny Pickup Truck’ award
While the competition showcased some of the best convertibles on the market, the event also featured vehicles with panoramic sunroofs providing an “al fresco” driving experience for drivers and passengers, much like a convertible.

“The 2019 Ram 1500 equipped with the dual-pane panoramic sunroof truly impressed our judges,” SAMA President Jaime Florez said. “With 10 square feet of sky view, the expansive sunroof amplifies the truck’s spaciousness, providing an open-view experience for both the front and rear passengers.”

The 2019 Ram 1500 dual-pane sunroofThe 2019 Ram 1500 dual-pane sunroof provides ‘an open-view experience for both the front and rear passengers,’ SAMA said.

More than 35 journalists participated and drove 18 vehicles from various manufacturers, voting for their favorite vehicles after driving scenic routes in Key Biscayne, Fla. In addition to the overall open-air experience, judging criteria also included ride and comfort, styling and technology.

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