Bung on a set of decent tyres and itíll drive fine. Even with the P7ís thereís some adjustability with throttle that makes it fun. A lot more neutral than my 147 and your GT. Not quite in the 4Csí league, but at a third of the price, no complaints. Half the price of a Giulia too. I take it youíve actually driven one (Veloce or QV)?
GT - just a work horse. Does its job brilliantly in standard guise. But handling nothing special. Canít do much about that, given itís a diesel.
Petrol versions, not much better. However, if one wants to improve performance, itís the manifolds which need addressing. But given that seems to be largely ignored by punters, money would be better spent elsewhere. - No! Not interested in front wheel drive cars, of any marque. Not since getting my Q4. But a Giulia - yes!
147, 156, 166, GTV, Spider, Brera, 159, all outclassed by the Giulia. Exceptions being the Q4 Brera, Q4 Spider and 159 Q4ís. Although dated, the Q4ís have a solidity about them, not seen before in an Alfa. Well not for at least forty years.