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Is this a fair start to a description for Alfa Romeo's? - Personally, I think it's a little harsh, surely they all start but may not Idle very well?

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Alfa Romeo has a rich history of building beautiful cars that handled with aplomb, if you could get them started. A lingering reputation for poor reliability has thankfully been resigned to the scrapheap – modern Alfa Romeos are as reliable as cars from any other major manufacturer.
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A lingering reputation for poor reliability has thankfully been resigned to the scrapheap modern Alfa Romeos are as reliable as cars from any other major manufacturer.
That seems fair enough
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Rust maybe but reliability issues not sure about that
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Had my '93 33 16v for 10 years and it never let me down. Sure I had a good maintenance regime in place but this would apply to most makes to keep them trouble free.
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Had my '93 33 16v for 10 years and it never let me down. Sure I had a good maintenance regime in place but this would apply to most makes to keep them trouble free.
That ^^^ times 2.7

Had my '79 Alfetta saloon for 27 years, and one year I did 18,000 miles in it, because it was my only car. It's broken down just the once so far (in July 1995), but only because I hadn't torqued the nearside driveshaft bolts correctly - so even that was something that I had done to the car, and not something that the car had done to me.

Say what you like about my Alfa, but it's not (and never has been) unreliable. Rusty, yes - but not unreliable...
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