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TBH, I don't like it. It's just an artist's imgination. AFAIK the Giulia project hasn't even been aprooved yet.
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Looks amazing but I am not sure the CV would be a rival to the S5 given that it has 1 extra litre and 54 more bhp though.
If they use the QV branding does that stll leave room to have a GTA version as well?
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You dont like it Rob ?


Why? Do you not like the Mito , Guilietta either ?
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Looks amazing but I am not sure the CV would be a rival to the S5 given that it has 1 extra litre and 54 more bhp though.
If they use the QV branding does that stll leave room to have a GTA version as well?
Are you sure they are official pics by the way?
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I know that the MiTo and Giulietta are a love or hate cars. I don't dislike them, but they don't float my boat either, as in "I really want one". Give me a 155 or a 75 all day. As Damien said, they look good with the right rims/colour/interior combo.
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Looks amazing but I am not sure the CV would be a rival to the S5 given that it has 1 extra litre and 54 more bhp though.
If they use the QV branding does that stll leave room to have a GTA version as well?
Well reading the blurb (and its only rumour etc) 300 BHP is more than enough and would be priced accordingly , and from the way Alfa Ireland are going we may not have any dealers to sell them
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i like the mito but think the giulietta is a complete minger!
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It's just an artist's imgination. AFAIK the Giulia project hasn't even been aprooved yet.
What Rob said, there is a thread on it in GAD.
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I know that the MiTo and Giulietta are a love or hate cars. I don't dislike them, but they don't float my boat either, as in "I really want one". Give me a 155 or a 75 all day. As Damien said, they look good with the right rims/colour/interior combo.
I was the same about pre lauch pics of the mito and didnt like it at all but after We saw the one In Italy that time in the flesh with leather , 18s etc it was a totally diffferent ballgame . I love the 75 and the 155 and was toying with the idea of getting a 75 before I bought the 166 but was told they rust from the inside (75) and that they require a garage if not driven every day ! so hence the 166 , but I am glad I bought it . Will never be in the market for that price car again as My 147 cost me 35k Punt when i bought it and sold it for 3000 euro so never again !

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What Rob said, there is a thread on it in GAD.
Thought it was a bit early alright.
BTW Mark congrats, if you enter Alfa Giulia 2011 into google your thread is the number 1 result
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Thought it was a bit early alright.
BTW Mark congrats, if you enter Alfa Giulia 2011 into google you thread is the number 1 result
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ha dats gift well spotted gav unfortunately there is no prize though, I actually found this on the octane forums, the lads over there hav had a few things to say about it but I reckon it is a goer because that styling is the direction Alfa are going in and as far as mechanics go we all know they will use whatever fiat bits they can get their hands on
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I was the same about pre lauch pics of the mito and didnt like it at all but after We saw the one In Italy that time in the flesh with leather , 18s etc it was a totally diffferent ballgame . I love the 75 and the 155 and was toying with the idea of getting a 75 before I bought the 166 but was told they rust from the inside (75) and that they require a garage if not driven every day ! so hence the 166 , but I am glad I bought it . Will never be in the market for that price car again as My 147 cost me 35k Punt when i bought it and sold it for 3000 euro so never again !
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actually if you click on gavs link it will give u 3 photos, click on the middle one and it looks suspiciously like an opel Insignia
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actually if you click on gavs link it will give u 3 photos, click on the middle one and it looks suspiciously like an opel Insignia
Fortunately the Giulia probably won't look anything like any of those photoshops or impressions
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Must be my ol' eyes I think is stunning tbh and as Daveeed says it probably wont look like it (thats if its ever produced )
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I like it alright but I don't expect to see any real pics or even official images for a long time yet as it's at least another year until it's release according to FGA's 5 year plan
There weren't even any spypics of the real Giulietta until a few months before it's official launch, I know Autoexpress had there "official" photoshops / artists impressions of it a few moths earlier & they looked nothing like it
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Yes we will not see anything near the end product , but if it's anything like the above Imo it would be stunning in real life
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Hmmm, i'd like to see it in the flesh, not sure about the lights....
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I mostly like it (a lot), but I don't like the fairy light DLRs they have going on there. I also think it's a shame they ever got rid of the hidden rear door handles that were in the 156, I think that would be a nice touch to bring back.

Anyway, I don't pay too much attention to concepts. The reality tends to disappoint a little.
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Looks pretty good, but not as stunning as the 159 but then I'm biased
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