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Whats the actual difference between lusso trim and Ti ?
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TI has leather Recaro seats, not Momo or the later cheap leather variant. TI has 17" alloy wheels which are 10 spoke.

It also has lowered suspension of GTA ride height which is 10mm lower than Sportpack/Veloce which itself is 15mm lower than standard (156) suspension.
Lusso may or may not have lowered suspension due to model differences and the pot luck ethos of factory workers.

Wheel centre vertically up to wheel arch measurements should read:
Standard F:385mm R:390mm
Veloce F: 370mm R:375mm
TI F:360mm R:365mm

TI suspension ride height should be 15mm more than aftermarket sports spring such as Eibach Pro Kit. Note: Sportpack/Veloce suspension is the yardstick which aftermarket suspension manufacturers seem to use for lowering data values.

I think TI may have interior red stitching on some leather trim.

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Whats the actual difference between lusso trim and Ti ?
Are you asking about the 147 or 156 ?
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I HAVE A GT , JTDm AND WAS THINKING OF SWAPPING FOR A 159 TI IF I CAN FINT A GOOD ONE.
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I HAVE A GT , JTDm AND WAS THINKING OF SWAPPING FOR A 159 TI IF I CAN FINT A GOOD ONE.

Id suggest asking in the 159 section then (and disabling Caps-lock)
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159 TI;
Black leather red stitched seats which look lovely.
Darkened headlining.
Alloy pedals.
Chrome type door mirror covers.
Chrome type sill kick plates.
19" alloy wheels on 235/40R19 tyres.
Stiffened and lowered suspension by 15mm.

There were variations but basically it is Lusso spec plus the above.

Wheels are easy kerbed. Tyres are expensive so Accelera seems to be the tyre of choice. Springs break easily and are 120 each. Many people simply fit Eibach Pro Kit springs instead as they are similar and work ot cheaper.

TI originally came with 2.2 JTS (not very good), 2.4 JTDm (power slightly up to 210bhp) and 3.2 JTS with 4wd. I don't know about later models other than seeing 2.0 JTDm and 1750 TBi which were fwd only.
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159 TI;
Black leather red stitched seats which look lovely.
Darkened headlining.
Alloy pedals.
Chrome type door mirror covers.
Chrome type sill kick plates.
19" alloy wheels on 235/40R19 tyres.
Stiffened and lowered suspension by 15mm.

There were variations but basically it is Lusso spec plus the above.

Wheels are easy kerbed. Tyres are expensive so Accelera seems to be the tyre of choice. Springs break easily and are 120 each. Many people simply fit Eibach Pro Kit springs instead as they are similar and work ot cheaper.

TI originally came with 2.2 JTS (not very good), 2.4 JTDm (power slightly up to 210bhp) and 3.2 JTS with 4wd. I don't know about later models other than seeing 2.0 JTDm and 1750 TBi which were fwd only.
The 159 Ti also came with tan leather seats. I know because I have them
Tyres are a ridiculous size - 245/40/19s actually work out slightly cheaper.
The 1750 TBi is the engine to go for (unless you want out-and-out fuel economy). It's the lightest engine in the range and kicks out 200bhp, but you'll pay a premium for it over the JTDm.
They chew through front tyres at an alarming rate unless you have the front toe set to 0.
The stock headlights are pants.
The rear doors creak like hell.

But just LOOK AT IT and all of the niggles disappear into insignificance
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Black leather red stitched seats which look lovely.
My TI also has tan leather.

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Chrome type door mirror covers.
The chrome covers were optional, but free of charge from what I know. At least in later model years, but maybe not in all of the different markets. My Ti has black (nero carbonio) mirror caps.

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My TI also has tan leather.


The chrome covers were optional, but free of charge from what I know (maybe not in different markets). My Ti has black (nero carbonio) mirror caps.
Same seats here, and I have the Titanium mirror covers.

What I have from the brochure (in dutch if you'd like to have it)
Maybe run it through a PDF translater ( I think Google translate can do that)

Interior:
Pedals with aluminium plates
door trim with TI logo
White lighted sport dails, with TI logo
Leather/alcantara seats
Leather steering wheel with red sticking.
Ebrake and gear lever with leather and red sticking
Heated frontseats
Manual front seat with tilt setting

Exterior:
18" rims
Red painted calipers
Side skirts
TI logo's
Lowered suspension

Optional:
Dashboard and steering wheel "carbon look" inlays
19" rims
Black mirror covers
some upgrade options for seats

Codes:
65Q, 5VN, 4FX, 433, 448(Berlina also 195, 4CA),
Optional:
435, 5ER replaces 433
5J9
4TH, 180, 778 replaces 448


This is the 2010 spec price listings.
PS, I don't know if the UK cars are specced differently
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Thanks for all your advice , the jtdm Gt is great on fuel and i go to scotland alot so diesel prob gona b the one .
my GT is stromboli grey and i would want one in that colour , it has 18's on it. normaly for years i never kurbed wheels , dun it loads
of times in the GT dont ask me why ? lol
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The GT is much lighter than the 159, so there is a big difference in fuel consumption (even with the diesels) and feel of the car. The lusso trim suits a more comfortable ride. The TI is lower for better handling . I would be happy with either spec and be more concerned about the condition/maintenance of the car. Good luck.
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Have you read the buyers guide in the stickies?! All covered there


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