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Looking for guidance. I fancy a GTV thinking a late 2l and want advice on the jts direct injection doesn't quite inspire like the earlier twinspark. What d'ya think?
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I think the jts was only on phase 3 models which are a bit marmite. I would stick with a phase 2 model if buying a 2.0. Nothing wrong with jts engine I had one in a 156 but nothing special either.
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Can't comment on relative reliability of the engine compared to the twinny,and aesthetics is down to personal opinion. But driving it ? MY jts is a much more responsive and faster car than MY twinny,and tho the twinny is 6yrs older,its only got 10k more miles on the clock.The twinny feels like your driving a much heavier car
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Would It be fair to say the TS sounds better than the JTS?

I read the TS is less complex/has less sensors (e.g. 1 x lambda), so less to go wrong.

Does the JTS Rev to 7000 RPM?

JTS does have an extra 10/15 bhp.
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JTS is CF3 and has manifold cats but TS will be the same post 2000-ish? So you'd need to buy an early TS if the number of cats and lambdas is important to you.

JTS redline is 7000rpm.
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And with a cheeky remap my TS redline is >7600rpm
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But which name is cooler, Jet Thrust Stoichemetric (forgive possible dodgy spelling) or Twin Spark?

Former sound like something to pit against Russian Migs.
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I would go for a phase 2 (TS) simply because finding parts is easier. Phase 3's are relatively rare and quite of few parts changed between the Ph2 and Ph3, not just the engine. Given how many Ph1/2's there are floating around and how many more of them Alfa made, parts accessibility is much easier than for a JTS-powered GTV/Spider
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