Brera (2.2) isn't as slow as they say...
Hey guys I know the press moaned that the Breras aren't as fast as they would like. Mostly they seem to be talking about 0-60 performance (around 8.4 secs). But I have to say, after 3 months of run in it doesn't seem slow to drive.
Moreover, like its predecessor the '96-'06 GTV, its true speed lies in the effortlessness in the... shall we say 'motorway' speed region, by which I mean ability to accelerate and cruise between 60 and 130+. It's absolutely sublime in this region and pretty damn fast. I'm sure there are hot hatches around that can beat it in town, but I doubt many of these will perform as well on paper from 60-120, let alone in terms of comfort.
So to conclude, maybe not a perfect traffic-light grand-prix machine (but still faster than the vast majority), but definitely a fast Grand Tourer.
Last edited by Commanderfish; 26-09-07 at 16:21.