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  1. French Speed Limit Dropped

    General Motoring Discussion
    As of today the speed limit for main roads without a median or central barrier has been dropped from 90 to 80km/h. Not all roadsigns have been changed but speed cameras and the police will be enforcing the new limit from today. Be aware.. On the plus side it's 50mph on UK speedos rather...
  2. Hello from a french MiTo owner

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello, Nice to be part of this group. My first experience with Alfa was a 156 JTD 2.4 - 136 HP (1999). I can say the best car I ever owned. Only a turbo failure at 90.000 kms. I now have a MiTo 1.4 MultiAir MPI 105. Nice car with good conditions. MY 06/2010. I bought it in September 2012 with...
  3. For Lovers of French Junk

    General Motoring Discussion
    Raid 4L Trophy - Du 15 au 25 Février 2018 | Un Raid Aventure 100% étudiant :thumbs:
  4. New French MOT Rules

    General Motoring Discussion
    Apparently there are 2 new rules for French MOTs coming into force: Oil Leak: Any oil leak = fail. Underseal: Any car which is fully undersealed = fail. Which begs the question what will they do for cars that came out the factory fully sealed? And what will they do when all the Citroens &...
  5. French motorway engine light, urgent advice!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi all, Day one of a three day drive to Antibes followed by 2 weeks in the sun and a 2 day drive back. My 2.4 has been running great, just serviced at Alfa Workshop, no issues, good as gold. 200 miles from Dijon the check engine warning appeared and the car lost power. Wouldn't pull, struggled...
  6. What Well-Off French Parents Let Their Offspring Hoon Around In ...

    General Motoring Discussion
    https://www.euroncap.com/en/vehicle-safety/safety-campaigns/2016-quadricycles-tests/
  7. French Drone Strikes

    General Motoring Discussion
    Watch out if you're driving over here this summer: After testing last year the cops are deploying drone+motorbike units to catch non-speed related motoring offences: Driving too close, dangerous overtaking, middle lane hogging etc. Consider yourselves warned. :p
  8. French Robo-Valet

    The Technology Section
    I wonder if it bumps/scrapes your car like a real French valet would? https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/Robot-will-valet-park-cars-at-airport I'm guessing it'll stove-in your sills for you if it get's the jacking points wrong?
  9. 190 drowns in a French pop video. Yeah, cheers for that!

    General Motoring Discussion
    What we can read into this video is easy :biglaugh: The rough sea lapping around them represents their turbulent life together, while the 190 represents the solidity, consistency and assurance they crave from each other when things around them in life get really tough and choppy. But that...
  10. French GTV owner

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    Hi guys, I'm 35 and French, but nobody is perfect :lol: I own a GTV (916) 2.0TS from 8 years now. I've done a lot of work on this car ... In fact i'm doing all my self and never go to the garage. I like spend my time on technical stuff. I have modified the engine, with new pistons and rods...
  11. Some New French Driving Regs for 2015

    General Motoring Discussion
    Some new rules & regs are coming this summer to French roads near you! Ban on phone headsets. (Bluetooth kit manufacturers are rubbing hands) €135 fine for parking on the pavement, ped crossing or cyclepath. Alcohol limit dropped from 0.5 to 0.2g/l for new drivers during their 3 year...
  12. Absolutley wowed by a French car

    General Motoring Discussion
    Drove my mates new Citroen DS5 Sport last night. I have to say, what a car, specifically the styling, interior and gadgets. It was a 2 litre diesel with 160bhp but so quiet & refined, even on cold start:eek: Drove lovely too with no French grabby brakes. In short, stunning. Even with his...
  13. New french one

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    Hello everybody, I'm french, i'm MiTo Forum Actif - Tout sur la petite citadine au Biscione moderator, i discover this forum by a another member of "MFA". I've a mito QV SBK, it's a limited edition in france, there is only 150 mito, 50 red, 50 white, 50 black. In it, you have all the standart...
  14. Any French Alfa owners out there with a knowledge of the Controle technique?

    General Alfa Discussion
    I am about to have my 159 2.4's DPF removed and am just a little concerned about whether it will fail it's CT due to emissions. Does anyone know what the limits are in France for Diesel engines? Car is a 2007 model and will have a dummy DPF for the tester to see on a visual check. Any help or...
  15. QV test on French site . Nice pics and good result

    Alfa Giulietta
    Essai Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio Verde, la Giulietta | le blog auto They say it's fun and worthy of the Alfa history.
  16. Hello, I am a new French member

    Introduce Yourself
    hi all ! I am French, 43 years old, sorry if my English is not very good but I will try to make an effort I have a Alfa 147 1.6 TS and Alfa 159 2.2 JTS, I find this forum very interesting which talk varied subjects and especially for my alfa 159 petrol rare in France ! Fyi, failures that I...
  17. French video (with subs)

    4C & 4C Spider
    Nice video, poor driving: 2014 ALFA ROMEO 4C French TEST DRIVE English SUBTITLES - YouTube
  18. 4C Video Review in French - Anyone translate ?

    4C & 4C Spider
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5P3G81-xog 4C Video Review in French - Anyone translate ?
  19. The French Stig

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello! I'm Clement, I'm french, I live in France's North. As you, I like Alfa Romeo, specially the 75 (milano). I'm currently engineer apprentice. I have resgistred on this forum to progress in english and to make some knowledge in England because I will must do an intership in England. My...
  20. A new one from the French part of Switzerland

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    Hi everyone, My name is Julien and I'm living 40 km north of Lake of Geneva. My daily car is a 159 SW TI 2JTDM in red. I own it since now 3 years. My grandpa was loving Alfas and the one I remembered the most is the Alfa Montreal... which I found back two years ago !! (It is actually own by...
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