What replaced Alfa 159?

What replaced Alfa 159?

What replaced Alfa 159?

Alfa Romeo Giulia
Alfa Romeo will replace the ageing 159 with the new Giulia – but not until 2014. Our artist’s impressions reveal how the Alfa Romeo Giulia should look, in saloon and estate bodystyles.

How reliable is Alfa 159?

The 159 is way ahead of previous Alfas in terms of reliability and build quality, although it’s still behind key rivals. Time after time our Driver Power surveys have highlighted the fact that the brand trails its German rivals on quality. But lower prices go some way towards making up for that.

Does the Giulia quadrifoglio have a Ferrari engine?

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio comes with a powerful 4.0-liter Ferrari engine found under its hood, which contributes to its commanding performance numbers. Each Giulia Quadrifoglio uses 90-degree aluminum batteries for unsurpassed performance.

Is the Alfa 159 Sportwagon nearing the end of its life?

We tested the latest Alfa 159 Sportwagon 2.0 JTDM with 170bhp and, in its optional pearly red (not pictured), it gathered more attention in the office car park than any other car nearing the end of its life has any right to. There’s still a bit of a wait, as the new Alfa Romeo Giulia launch has been pushed back to 2013.

What is the interior of the 159 Sportwagon like?

Sharing its interior with the firm’s Brera and Spider models, the interior of the 159 Sportwagon is a nice place to find yourself. Thanks to that all-important Italian fashionista culture, the interior boasts a far more attractive ambience than rivals from other parts of Europe.

How fast is the Alfa Romeo 159 TBI?

That’s enough, claims Alfa, to take the 159 wagon from 0-62mph in 7.9sec, and on to a maximum of 146mph. What’s more, CO2 emissions of 194g/km mean the 1750 TBi is several bands lower in company car tax than the old 2.2 JTS petrol model. And you only have to service it every 21,000 miles. What’s it like?

How much boot space does the Alfa Romeo 159 have?

The Alfa 156, the 159’s predecessor, famously had more boot space in saloon form than estate. The 159 has 445 litres – only 40 more than the four-door, and the luggage bay is a good width and length, with an effective, simple load cover to keep prying eyes at bay, several useful cubby holes and with a ski hatch.