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A review of my first week with my 159...

I have to say from the start that this is the most comfortable car I have ever owned.

I bought a Black 2008 1.8 MPI 159 Turismo and although i'm down a couple of features/toys from my previous car (sat nav & heated seats) i have no real complaints. Im happy with the economy, very happy with the ride, the power is just ok (i had been used to 100bhp more).

Luckily whoever bought the car in the first stage added a few options, red leather interior, 18 inch alloys and cruise control.

One thing I would like to do in the not too distant future (if saving for my wedding allows) is to put lowering springs on it. But I'm not sure how negatively they will impact on the quality of the ride. At the moment it just glides along.
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A review of my first week with my 159...

You can pick up a set of springs from Alfisti in Germany for £150 (inc p&p), think there is a thread somewhere on it, best to take a look with the search function. Seemed pretty positive though.
I believe the dampers are the same in the Ti ( which is lowered)

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i did my turismo using Eibachs and the ride is excellent ! even on the 19" rims ive fitted
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