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At last....

Collected her on Saturday after what seems like a lifetime. Delighted with it so far, taking it easy at the moment, still getting used to auto transmission. What a difference from the 159!
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Looks great, liking the red calipers, congrats & well wear

Be the first to get your Giulia listed https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/repub...on-thread.html (if you want to)

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Very very nice...I don't usually like cars in white, but the Giulia has something pretty terrific about her in that colour! Actually, I'm thinking the car looks best in the two "non-metallic" available colours, Alfa Red and White; The others, I find they "drown" the line a bit - even that metallic blue I absolutely love as a colour per se...although I've only seen a blue Giulia (Quadrifoglio) under artificial lighting.
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Very very nice...I don't usually like cars in white, but the Giulia has something pretty terrific about her in that colour! Actually, I'm thinking the car looks best in the two "non-metallic" available colours, Alfa Red and White; The others, I find they "drown" the line a bit - even that metallic blue I absolutely love as a colour per se...although I've only seen a blue Giulia (Quadrifoglio) under artificial lighting.
Thanks, I agree about the colours, never had white before, it will be the devil to keep clean but what the hell! I like the "Misano Blue that's available on the veloce.
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That looks fantastic! Well wear, and maybe we'll get to see it at a meet sometime.
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..congratulations, that's lovely
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That looks fantastic! Well wear, and maybe we'll get to see it at a meet sometime.
Thanks all, look forward to meeting up sometime.
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That is simply beautiful, I am not at all jealous. May you have many happy miles together.

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Hey looks great, congratulations.
Was it you I saw on the M50 on Sunday afternoon? I was lurking in the middle lane trying to get a look. She looked great on the road, despite the rain.
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Hey looks great, congratulations.
Was it you I saw on the M50 on Sunday afternoon? I was lurking in the middle lane trying to get a look. She looked great on the road, despite the rain.
Probably me ok, was that you in the proteo red spider with the hard top ? Any word on your Giulia?
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Yeah that was me.
Last time I checked I was given an estimated of the 18th. Am away next week so am hoping to have a nice welcome home present when I get back.
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How do you like those wheels?

I saw them in the metal for the first time over the weekend, and I was surprised how "matte" they looked. They gave the impression of having been covered in matte rubber or something when just looking at them. Didn't look like metal at all.

Can't say that I cared for that look. The actual wheel design is cool, though.
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How do you like those wheels?

I saw them in the metal for the first time over the weekend, and I was surprised how "matte" they looked. They gave the impression of having been covered in matte rubber or something when just looking at them. Didn't look like metal at all.

Can't say that I cared for that look. The actual wheel design is cool, though.
You're right, no shine at all on wheels, they look powder coated? I went for them for 3 reasons, 1 big holes so you can see the calipers. 2 dark wheels against white car and 3 easy to clean. After multi-spoke wheels on my last car I said never again, too hard to clean.
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You're right, no shine at all on wheels, they look powder coated? I went for them for 3 reasons, 1 big holes so you can see the calipers. 2 dark wheels against white car and 3 easy to clean. After multi-spoke wheels on my last car I said never again, too hard to clean.
Love it. I wouldn't ever go for white myself but those wheels really mark it out and white does work for the lines. The down road graphics of the Trilobo also stands out strongly. No mistaking that in a rear-view mirror! Good thinking on the wheel cleaning too. I had a 09 159 Lusso with the multispoke where the spokes were split...and my god were they a MARE to clean. The red calipers are a nice touch too.

Happy motoring!
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Thanks pdmc, the spider I have at the moment is red, the 159 I just sold was blue, and my Alfas before that were red, black,red and red so I fancied a change. It'll be a challenge to keep it clean though.
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Love those wheels! And the colour combo too! Not a fan of those multi-spoke turbine-style wheels at all on the Giulia
Best of luck with the car
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Love those wheels! And the colour combo too! Not a fan of those multi-spoke turbine-style wheels at all on the Giulia
Best of luck with the car
Thanks, enjoying it at the moment
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Well here she is, am really happy with her. Overall can't fault her. There are a couple a little quirks/oddness but that comes with the territory.
Have done about 1500 km so far and they been a joy.
Then the highlight was earlier today. I was when sitting a the lights. A guys in 3 series coupe beeps the horn. We roll down our windows and he proceeds to tell me how gorgeous the car is. Asked me how she drives, I tell him great, of course. And then he says he'd like to get his hands on the 500bhp QV, wouldn't we all, and then the lights go green and off we go.
Was more than happy.
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Well here she is, am really happy with her. Overall can't fault her. There are a couple a little quirks/oddness but that comes with the territory.
Have done about 1500 km so far and they been a joy.
Then the highlight was earlier today. I was when sitting a the lights. A guys in 3 series coupe beeps the horn. We roll down our windows and he proceeds to tell me how gorgeous the car is. Asked me how she drives, I tell him great, of course. And then he says he'd like to get his hands on the 500bhp QV, wouldn't we all, and then the lights go green and off we go.
Was more than happy.
Alfa1+ Donalh, Best of luck with the Giulia's there fantastic..
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There are a couple a little quirks/oddness but that comes with the territory.
It wouldn't be an Alfa if they got it right the first time
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