I had a 10.000 miles hired 159, 3 months ago and the logo was already half erased. I could remove easely the other half by sctratching very gently with the nail.
That's Quality product!!
Also I think that the car key is absolutely horrible, compared to the lovely shape of the previous 156 and 147 keys. It stinks stupid and unnecessary costs cut!!!
Anyway, Hiring cars quite often (like 4 times a months), I always play the game to discover what car I would be given, just by looking at the key.
When I saw the 159 key, I genuinely thought I would have kind of Renault Kangoo 4x4.
So I was very upset to consider a 200 miles trip with such a nasty car.
Then reading the car description stuck on the key, I discovered amazimgly that it collected a 159 and I become MUCH more excited about the journey.
All in all, this means that the 159 key does not stick at all to the 159 overall premium image.
What a pity for Alfa owners, that would expect a good catch, on a swinging party based on a "pick the car keys, to select the sexual partner!"
(By the way some clarification, if necessary: I am not interested by swinging, I got a gorgeous wife and I am fully happy with her!!!!)