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  1. What would you suggest as a commute vehicle?

    General Alfa Discussion
    OK, so, I currently own a 156 2.5 V6 and I need a new car since I will probably be getting a new job at a somewhat distant location. I would be travelling around 160 km every day (60% highway, 30% open road and 10% heavy traffic). Currently I am torn apart on whether I should buy a cheaper...
  2. What's your daily commute?

    Poll Room
    I was pondering the other day that I'm doing a more regular trip to our Manchester office, and was chatting to folk over there about their commute. Anyway, what's your journey distance, mode of transport, time taken, and general feeling about the commute? Poll is distance...
  3. Real World mpg? 26 mile commute.

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, Quite a subjective thread but I'm after the mpg for a 2.0 Jtdm Giulietta, manual, 2011. I have my eyes on one but wondered if anyone here has experience of real world mpg. My commute is 26 miles each way, mainly A and B roads. Due to the twisty nature of the roads, I tend to stick to...
  4. Does Not Commute

    The Technology Section
    Quite a fun Android against-the-clock puzzle/memory game where you guide charaters in cars to their destinations. Taking previous characters' journeys into account. Crashing reduces the car's speed... Enjoy!
  5. new job with long commute, wanted a 1.9 or 2.4 jtd

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys I have a new job with a 70 mile round commute. Its costing me £85 a week in petrol in my ts spider so im looking for something more fuel efficient for the next 12 months. Needs to have long mot and I like the facelift 156 and gt's. Any advise on fuel efficient alfa;s would be...
  6. Short commute

    Alfa GTA
    Firstly, appologies if this has been covered somewhere before but I did a search and couldn't see anything related. I used to have a 2.0 TS as my daily commuter (60-70 miles per day) and a Nuvola 147 GTA as weekend fun. Over a year ago I moved abroad and sold both (equally gut wrenching!) and...
  7. 166 for 400 mile a week commute?

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, are there many of you using 166's to commute 20k+ miles a year? I've never owned an Alfa but the 166 seems to have made it to the top of my must have list in the last few months. I've been running a 2001 C70 2.4LPT on LPG for a couple of years, so time to change in the next few months. It...
  8. Actually had a nice commute today!

    General Alfa Discussion
    Having been working in a new job since October, I've been introduced to the world of commuting. My previous job just involved a 10min walk, so only ever drove for fun really. As I'm sure most will agree, the general commute is a bit boring, certainly in my case it involves dull 'economy'...
  9. Alfa GTV - with a family and a long commute?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi everyone. I've been thinking about GTV V6 for a long time now. I absolutely love the look and the sound. Thing is - I have 2 kids (4 and 6) and a 50mile daily commute (round trip) to work. I sold my tuned Fiat Coupe 20VT about a year ago and I really miss it. The main reason for sale was...
  10. How's your commute?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Personally, I quite like mine. I've about a 45 mile total journey which takes up to an 1hr to complete. The journey starts with about 17.5 miles of busy rural A road with a good level surface and a small number of challenging but suitable overtaking spots to open her up when stuck behind a lorry...
  11. long commute by car, what would you do?

    Poll Room
    OK, hypothetical at the moment. But for arguements sake you get a job that means you have a long commute, say 60 miles each way. Ultimately yes you would move closer, but that is not going to be possible straight away. So I suppose this is more appropriate to other GTA/thirsty V6 owners, but...
  12. No need to commute to work anymore!

    Motoring Images
    "In a sure sign that they really will let just about anyone into the popular Guinness Book these days, an English gentleman named Edd China has just earned himself the coveted award for "world's fastest office" after pushing his Rover 100-powered desk-on-wheels to 87mph on a racetrack. It comes...
  13. which of you might I expect to see on my daily commute??

    General Alfa Discussion
    Start in Havant, up the A3, left at the Selbourne roundabout, through Selbourne to Alton, then Odiham, Hook (where I sometimes work), then onto the A33 via Heckfield, along to the M4 junction, where I either go M4 and A329M, or the back roads alongside the M4 to Winnersh Triangle. I see quite a...