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Pre Facelift (Earlier version) 45 54.22%
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Which version of the 156 looks better?

Which version of the 156 do you think looks better? This includes estate, sorry sportwagon versions.

Facelift or Earlier version?
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

early, no late, no early, no late,early, late................erm, er, I can't decide.

Used to think early - I had one, (the interior facelift, colour coded body trim, mirrors one), but I like the later ones too now but at a push the earlier models look purer in design and they are the only ones with V6's

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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

The later ones like nicer than the 'original' 156, with the black bits of body trim etc, however the GTA looks nicer than the facelift IMO, and is the quintessential 156.
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

My one!!

Can't you add more options? I would vote for the interior facelift, as I like my body coded mirrors, front skirt and bumpers. No black plastic here!
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

I like them both.
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Both are nice looking cars however, the early version, being the original, gets my vote



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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Facelift for me
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

The original for me. The 156 didn't need a facelift. the original design didn't look dated and would have been fine right up until it was replaced by the 159 IMO.
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Facelift for me!!
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

I was thinking of the exterior styling of the cooking versions, not the GTA, as the GTA is the earlier style and most would argue that it looks best.
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

When I had my 156 (original version) I thought the facelift was an improvement but now in hindsight it just seems to be a stepping stone to the 159 design and somehow just doesnt fit. The original design seems to be the more classic and elegant of the two and will stand the test of tiume better (IMHO)
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Facelift for me!!
Surely that'll be expensive?

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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Pre facelift, and that's obviously a totally non biased opinion
 
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

they're both great

my pre-facelift is pretty
the big-nose is handsome
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Sif sums it up perfectly. The original is pretty dated now as well.
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

I like the grille of the facelift but I hate the headlights (same for the 147). The original is still the best...but then I'm biased
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

i like both the 156's but I love the original 147 and am not keen on that facelift

love the 166 facelift and have grown to love the original

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Facelift for me
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Facelift for me too. I had a pre-facelift 156, and the front was the one area I sometimes had my doubts about, and I think it looks a bit dated now. Whereas the facelifted front looks amazing I reckon. I prefer the pre facelift 147 though, by a long way!
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Facelift for me, although I'm biased!

The original does look a bit dated now plus the facelift version is a rarer sight on the roads.

I agree about the 147 tho', original is much better.

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Big nose facelift
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Other - neither looks better merely different
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Facelift in general probably looks slightly nicer.
But the GTA looks far nicer than that.
And the GTA SW? Well, it's just lovely
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Re: Which version of the 156 looks better?

Can't argue with that, bazza!

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