Just ordered a 159 1.9JTDM TI
Hi! I know the pic's not an Alfa, but it's my only Italian machine until the Alfa arrives!
Had a Golf GTi for 3 years on contract and just ordered the 159 to replace it. Was looking for budget used car - recession and all that - but such incredible contract deals on new from Alfa dealers, I couldn't refuse.
How will I cope with the leisurely performance after what I'm used to? Couldn't stretch to a 2.4 and non-oil burners shockingly thirsty.
Love the looks, the Alfa red, the natural/black interior, ride, image but driving style will have to adapt seriously. 12 weeks delivery, so plenty of time to ponder.
How do other drivers find this engine in daily use? Adequate, or not?