First time Alfa owner, here, from Greece. We just added an Alfa 159, 2.4 lt JTDM diesel from 2007 in our car collection (pretty bleak collection, just a BMW X5 from 2005). The car has 188,000 km on it, but I do not consider it a lot, for a diesel. And it is in pristine condition, I mean I do not know how the previous owner used to drive it, but everything, inside and out is in top shape. Even the steering wheel doesn't show any signs of such a heavy usage, except from one small, very shallow scratch, on the back, at the left side. Seats are cloth (not leather) and they look new, even the tires are almost new. A check-out from underneath revealed nothing to worry about and I am taking it in for a computer checkup tomorrow.
Me and my wife have completed almost 1200 km with it, and I am really surprised with the performance of the car and how hard the engine pulls. Cuore sportivo at its best.
Wish me good luck with my new ride.