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Is the 166 an ugly car?

Yes, I know it it's astonishing to read the words ugly and 166 in the same sentence but someone on the this web-site contends that 166s are regarded as ugly by those in the 20-40 age band.

It must therefore be put to the test of an AO poll.

To enter this one you must be over 20 and under 40....

(Knocks me out, then)

Off we go and I've got a pistol cocked at me temple for the worst possible outcome.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I like the last facelift version they did. But anything before that I don't really like.. Sorry 166 owners.

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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

Im afraid i do not like very much IMOH.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I'm 29 and I love the 166, especially the face lifted version in Ti spec.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

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..I love the 166, especially the face lifted version in Ti spec.
So do I
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So do I
I was kind hoping you'd be next to post on this thread.
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To enter this one you must be over 20 and under 40....
Ooops. Can a vote be deleted
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I don't like them. I'm 22
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

OK guys, have a look half way down the page here:

https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/just-...bo-alfa-s.html

If you think that's ugly you're mental; pure and simple
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OK guys, have a look half way down the page here:

https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/just-...bo-alfa-s.html

If you think that's ugly you're mental; pure and simple
I actually really like that one.
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I actually really like that one.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I wouldn't say it was ugly, but it certainly isn't the best looking Alfa. The front looks too droopy, though from the back 3/4 it looks very nice.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

i like them, but the front of the mk1 looks a bit grumpy.
And as others have said, the facelift TI is lovely
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I think like a lot of Alfa's it suffers in it's basic format, the 33 and the 155 looked awful with hubcaps etc but in the Cloverleaf/Silverstone versions they looked great. The 166 is far from ugly it's very individual. BTW I totally agree the FL Ti is a beauty
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

im 21 and have voted ugly, but only because theres not a nicer way of putting it! i love the back, but feel like asking it why the long face?
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I prefer the facelift version - the front end on the original was distinctive, yes, but I thought the lights were too small. I'd still love one, though, facelift or not. And I'm 28, by the way.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

Seen as there's no middle ground here I've had to vote ugly. I can see the appeal in the 166, but as we are talking about its 'face', it is more ugly than beautiful. Sorry guys
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

i like them and i'm 22.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

There should really ahve been an 'other' option.

I voted ugly, because it's just not good looking enough to be 'beautiful'.
It's just a bit too big and too much of a grandad-ish sort of car.

I'm 27 btw

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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I`m 30 and I like them a lot, especialy prefacelift. So I got one.

How can you say no to this?

PS sorry for big pic.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

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There should really ahve been an 'other' option.

I voted ugly, because it's just not good looking enough to be 'beautiful'.
It's just a bit too big and too much of a grandad-ish sort of car.

I'm 27 btw

Sorry
Ah HST a not proven verdict.

I believe the question was Is the 166 an UGLY car?

Therefore you should have voted beautiful

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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

I'm 29. The original 166 is 'challenging'. A very unorthodox look, but nice.
the facelift is by far the best use Alfa put the 'big nose' look to. It looks truly excellent.
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It's ugly.
 
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

im 32 fell in love with the 166 at 26 bought mine at 31. they ruined the front with the facelift. it makes the 156 look dull.
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Re: Is the 166 an ugly car?

mk 1's are quite nice, especially with a bit of body kit on. facelift ones are gorgeous, particularly in Ti guise.

i'm 36 btw
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