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A very rare 156

Well I've never seen one. Facelift 156 V6

Wonder where it's from, not the UK that's for sure. Possibly a Japanese import? Lovely looking car though.
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Thats a lot of car for the money. Very nice, import or not
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Hmm, the more I see the ad the more it doesn't seem right. The way it's written reads like the scam ads, just quoting facts and figures. No mention of how rare that particular model is. Also, I might be a southern softie, but that don't much look like Bolton!
I might just email the seller...
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you can see a telegraph pole in the background on the last picture and it don't look like a british one, i just cant make out what it says at the bottom of the number plate either, nice car but a dodgy ad
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Dammit, mine cost more then that and its an '04 1.9JTD, if this was on offer I would have got this!
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That car looks more Gabbiano blue than silver,and those are 17" GT alloys,not 16s.Who wouldn't know the size of thier alloys,and the fact they are an extra??I'd avoid this like the plague!!!
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That car looks more Gabbiano blue than silver,and those are 17" GT alloys,not 16s.Who wouldn't know the size of thier alloys,and the fact they are an extra??I'd avoid this like the plague!!!
Whats wrong with then 17" Alloys? I got them...
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There's nothing wrong with them mate,a lovely wheel,just this guy is advertising the car as having 16" alloys,not 17s!
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There's nothing wrong with them mate,a lovely wheel,just this guy is advertising the car as having 16" alloys,not 17s!
I get your point, but, it might just be one of those errors as he is typing it in. It looks like a lovely model. I would have a look-see first, photos can only tell you so much
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Thats clearly a scam advert. That model was never sold in the UK, why hasn't he said its an import in the ad?
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Hey Tony,go and have a look by all means,just don't expect to see it in Bolton!!They have another ad for a GT on pistonheads btw.A 2005 GT for under £8K!! I wish!Don't think those photos were taken in Bath either

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i just cant make out what it says at the bottom of the number plate either, nice car but a dodgy ad
Says Trivett Classic - Australian Outfit apparently. Gonna cost ya to import that!
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Ride height looks reallllly high - and it'll be in the highest tax band too, unlike the proper pre-facelift (and pre-2001 ) V6s...
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Ride height looks reallllly high - and it'll be in the highest tax band too, unlike the proper pre-facelift (and pre-2001 ) V6s...
Funnily enough 'Veloce' doesn't seem to lower the facelifts as much as Veloce or Sportpack lowered the pre-facelifts..
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Never seen one like this before....Nice I think but as you said price is tooooooooooooo cheap. Mine 04 (dec) cost 9000K from Veloce
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Number plate looks like it says "Trivett Classic" at the bottom of the surround ......an Australian company ?
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what is different about this 156? facelift model before the 159? seen a few like that here in New Zealand.
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Thought it looked familiar...I swear I've seen car for sale here in Australia...
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I think in the UK there was no V6 facelift model
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Here is the actual ad...

Used Cars for Sale | ALFA ROMEO 156 drive.com.au

The car's in New South Wales, Australia.
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AUS$29,990 = £15,000 at todays exchange rate, plus shipping and import tax. A 159 would be cheaper.
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You lucky people. They were twice that new here.
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you can see a telegraph pole in the background on the last picture and it don't look like a british one
was gonna say, it does look like an aussie pole though!

someone should report it i suppose.

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PIty they were not sold in the UK.... I have a facelift V6 Sportwagon, and only 87 of them were sold in South Africa
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Re: A very rare 156

Shame it's a scam, that's a nice car otherwise. I've never been a big fan of the front of 156s, but the facelift version looks great, and with the V6 under the bonnet, that would be a great car.
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