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I don't like my Alfa 156

I love it!

I picked my car up two weeks ago, with some trepidation, and following two weeks of driving, I have got to say that I have throughly enjoyed driving my Alfa.

I keep telling everyone that it's not the quickest car I have ever owned, but everytime I look at the speedo I seem to be travelling at a fair velocity, it masks its speed very well.

I love the feel of the car, the colour and the red leather interior (not to everyones tastes I know - but it suits the car very well) make it special, and its a long time since I have actually looked forward to getting behind the wheel and driving a car.

My only concerns, the rear wing does attract attention, (although it does make a very good breakfast bar) and the rear under-tray grounds very easily (it might be loose), but other than that, Alfa ownership has been fantastic.

The car is going to into The Alfa Workshop shortly - I will report on the outcome after an expert eye has been cast over the car - but in the meatime, I keep on driving and smilling.
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Hi matey, glad you love your baby

Post some pics!
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Yeah,post some pics please.Red leather interior in an Alfa...hmmm...that's my (still unaccomplished) teeneage dream!
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Re: I don't like my Alfa 156

Pics are on there way - I tried to upload a couple of pictures last night, but the message "file to large" came up.

I will try again later on tonight.
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sounds great mate, I love red leather (no chance of that on a gta though )
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Re: I don't like my Alfa 156

Cleaned the car today, so I will take a few pics tomorrow and post them - if I can resize them.

Starting to get worried about the grounding, which I can do very easily if the road is a little bumpy.

An Alfa dealer has told me that the under-trays can be ripped off, doing untold damage to the sump etc, so I am now taking it very easy.

Also, whilst cleaning the car, the lower grill just fell-off, a couple of the luggs had been snapped off.

I am sure that it's an easy fix, and will get under the car tomorrow.

A GTA is my next step - but I didn't know that you couldn't get a red interior, I might have to rethink my plan as I am getting fond of red!

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Re: I don't like my Alfa 156

Did you say what colour it was?
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