<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Stori:
<strong>I suspect that it will sound rather good.
The sounds you get are largely related to cam timming and the design of the induction track.
On the old Carbied AR engines, if you took of the air cleaner they sounded like a boat engine exhausting in water
Everyone keeps thinking of the down side but the potential upside is readily available engine parts and performance parts.
Also to Alfa these engines should be cheaper widening the availabilty of V6 engines to we the enthusiast. Hopefully, at the same time making sure that Alfa will continue to make exciting cars at a price most of us can afford.
An Alfa Romeo is not an Alfa Romeo because of its individual components.
It is an Alfa Romeo because it is created by Automotive Masters.
Was Leonardo da Vinci just a house painter or a genius. Both use paint!
Anyway they will be made in Melboure, Australia and therefore be bloody brilliant
</strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">I'm not so sure. It could seriously affect the Alfa image, even if the engine is actually superior. There is a lot of respect for the Alfa V6, even if it is an older design. Lets hope the GM one isn't too bland.
Isn't the GM engine being considered for the Brera only? If thats the case then it's only 1000 engines anyway.