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View Poll Results: Best colour on Alfa 159?
Black 55 21.15%
Red 57 21.92%
Aurora Blu 5 1.92%
Alfa Silver 12 4.62%
Vesuvio Grey 5 1.92%
Oltremare Blue 19 7.31%
Titanio Grey 12 4.62%
Rubino Red 23 8.85%
Stromboli Grey 48 18.46%
Oceano Black 24 9.23%
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Black, red and grey


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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

If you add the blacks together black wins!!

Isn't it funny how you start thinking about this and questioning your original judgement. Rubinio red does look good - and a lot better than alfa red dare I say. I also like that deep metallic blue too. I wonder what a white one looks like!!!!
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Cleaned both of ours again today. When Alfa Red is clean & polished, nothing beats it
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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

But on a 159??? on a 147, GT, 8C most definitely (I cleaned our 147 which is alfa red and had forgotten how good it looks) but I'm not sure on a 159.

Sometimes some colours just don't look right on cars fantasy blue 156s look superb, but they never made a 147 in fantasy blue because it would look a bit odd.

Still everyones entitled to their own opinion......
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Why did Alfa bother with Vesuvio Grey If any one on the forum has this colour why did'nt you vote for it yet!! What a difference a shade makes the other grey "Stromboli" has so far been voted the "best" colour for the stunning Alfa 159 and I can relate to this as it was my next preferred choice after Aurora Blu
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Nobody for Vesuvio Grey then?
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Black metallic - like mine!
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Surprised at the Stromboli lead I voted Red BTW
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I'm not surprised that Stromboli Grey is ahead, I had an Alfa 159on test in that colour and liked it alot, it has a very nice lustre and its suits the car really well. It was my second choice behind Aurora Blu (which in my humble opinion is stunning on the 159) and ahead of Black. I'm not convinced that Alfa Red suits the 159 as much as it suits the 147, GT or Brera/Spider its almost too strong a colour for such a substantive saloon car. White, Metallic White or Pearlescent White would be an interesting choice for the 159 . As I said already any colour looks good on it, its degrees of beauty!
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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

I was in the dealers the other day and they had got some 159s in. They had a load of Black ones which I thought looked good, but inside they had a dark blue metallic and a rubinio red one and they looked absolutely fantastic. The there was a black GT next to a silver Brera and I began to think that actually the GT looked better in Black than the 159/Brera, However I do agree with NordicI55 that I am not sure about a 159 in Alfa Red, metallics seem to suit the shape better.
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Rubino of course
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Oceano black
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Errrrmmmmm....White??????
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Pick the colour you like best... order it... job done !!
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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

Silver would be nice.. with the Ti wheels and silver coated mirrors.

Shame they don't do a silver Ti really..


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Silver would be nice.. with the Ti wheels and silver coated mirrors.


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The mirror surrounds are made from sheet aluminium Ralf. Why they said "chrome effect" is beyond me. Alloy would have been much cooler and less of a point to comment on (negatively).
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This weeks Auto Express has a small article on the revised 2008 Alfa Spider, one of the new colours is "Ice White", now that would look on the 159!
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Titano grey, 18'' horseshoe alloys and red leather....took me ages making my mind up but I 'm happy
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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

the aurora blu looks well on a large executive car.the red looks better on 147 and gts.but the ti version is sporty enough the look great in red.
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Oltremare Blue or Red of course .
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Agree the Aurora Blu colour suits 159 due to its size but not sure about Alfa Red for the same reason.
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Stromboli w/ Red Leather anyone?!
 
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Re: Alfa 159..best Colour?

Still not sure about 159s in red, metallics make it look much, much more of the class act that it is.
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I spotted a Metallic Brown 159 for sale today, looked ok but an acquired taste. I thought this colour was only available on the GT. Has anyone else seen a Metallic Brown 159?
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