What kind of platform does Alfa Romeo 159 use?

The 159 used the GM/Fiat Premium platform, shared with the Alfa Romeo Brera and Spider production cars, and with the Kamal and Visconti concept cars. The 159 placed third in the 2006 European Car of the Year awards.

How many airbags does the Alfa Romeo 159 have?

The 159 is fitted with seven airbags as standard, with additional knee airbags also available as an option. The car performed well in rear end crash protection tests, benefiting from “anti whiplash ” seats.

What’s the price of an Alfa Romeo car?

MSRP* Starting at $67,150. Stay in the know with Alfa Romeo news updates, exclusive events and more.

When did the Alfa Romeo Sportwagon come out?

A Sportwagon variant was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2006. An automatic gearbox option for the 2.4 JTDM diesel model was also launched that year and later extended to other versions.

What are the different levels of Alfa Romeo?

Alfa Romeo intended for the 159 to compete more directly with BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi by using higher-quality interior materials. Several levels of trim were available depending on the market. Four trim levels namely Progression, Distinctive, Exclusive, and Turismo Internazionale (TI) were generally available.

When did Alfa Romeo stop selling Red MITOS?

The “Alfa Red” aka “Rosso Alfa” paint is noticeably weaker in terms of resistance to chipping than other colours. This seems to affect all Alfa Romeo cars made a few years before 2010. The problem was noticed by Alfa Romeo as they’ve temporarily stopped selling red Mitos and Giuliettas in 2010.

What kind of engine is in Alfa Romeo Ti?

Diesel engine options: 2.4-litre (207bhp). Transmission options: each engine is available with six-speed manual or Qtronic automatic gearboxes. The Q4 4WD system is standard on the 3.2 JTS V6 and optional only available on the diesel. Trim levels: Ti.

Is the Alfa Romeo name a registered trademark?

ALFA ROMEO is a registered trademark of FCA Group Marketing S.p.A., used with permission. *MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown.