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  1. Anybody aspire to the owning an F1 edition?

    Alfa Giulia
    I saw it at Geneva and wondered who’d buy one. I saw it again and wondered again
  2. Did I get a lemon? My experience 3.5 yrs owning

    Alfa MiTo
    Feel free to put me right in that its par for the course with used cars but......... Did I just get a lemon? .... so I got a 105 multi-air at 4 years old in March 2016 from a large main dealer - 29,000 miles. When I read other forums talking about say a Toyota Avensis 2010 - 5 year ownership...
  3. New to owning an ***** 147

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi!, I’ve recently purchased an ***** Romeo 147 Lusso . And I wish to gain advice and information from everybody if possible ?. Thanks for having me
  4. How I rediscovered the joy of owning a 3.2 GT

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Having sold the 156 to taffMGF I've had to revert to using the GT as an every day car. Bear in mind that I work from home so the EDC is mainly used for by my wife for trips to the local supermarket and M&S. Up till now the GT has mainly been used as a motorway car, M50, M5, M6, M74 and M8 to...
  5. The best thing about owning an Alfa is...

    General Alfa Discussion
    As I eagerly await the weekend so I can collect my first Alfa - a very cheap 92k 159 2.4 - I wondered what the best thing is about owning one. My main cars previously have been enthusiasts cars; a couple of classic minis and mx-5s, so I was wondering what makes everyone appreciate their Alfa? If...
  6. New QV Owning Member.....2 questions!

    Alfa Giulia
    Hi - I'll try here rather than General as it seems a little more active! I've just joined, and have a Giulia QV, owned for 3 months/3,500 miles. Straight into it.... 2 questions. 1) How can you tell (can you tell?) if the cylinder deactivation is employed? Just done two 200 miles drives...
  7. 946 Spider - What it's like owning one

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    When I was looking for one of my other cars a couple of years ago, I started a thread asking what they were really like. I bought one, and have continued the thread with updates every few months about my ownership experience. It's been fairly popular on that forum and I think it's useful for...
  8. Owning an Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio (Part 2) with Doug DeMuro

    Alfa Giulia
    Here's Why the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Is Worth $80,000 - Autotrader
  9. My 18 month experience of owning an Alfa

    Alfa Giulietta
    My 18 month experience of owning an Alfa, not having a go at the brand because i love the car i really do but this video is my experience ... :driving:
  10. Whats it like owning a jtd GT ?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello ! So I've been researching AR GT 1.9 jtd for a while now. I've seen a lot of the "common problems" threads mentioning timing belt every 3 years, EGR valve clogging up, swirl flaps and their amazing design, rattling tailgate, suspension arms. However, what I have not found is how it is to...
  11. New to owning an Alfa

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi I've always wanted an Alfa, but when I was younger I couldn't afford one, I've had chances to drive the odd one and enjoyed it, now I have got myself a 147, JDTm, 16v, on a 56 plate, as a second car, it has so far surprised me in a good, but I would like to know what the tyre pressure are as...
  12. Hello everyone - Alfa owning family here

    Introduce Yourself
    Just wanted to say hello.. We're an Alfa loving family. Have been through several 156's and 147's including a Q2. Currently I have a GTV V6 (1999) as a second car and my wife drives a Giulietta Cloverleaf (2012) as her main car. Looking forward to contributing and learning from everyone ...
  13. 2 days of owning my Giulietta and bits are breaking :-s

    Alfa Giulietta
    Hi all, so i picked up my Giulietta on Saturday its now monday and the drivers inside door handle just broke, the mirror adjustment switch seems to have packed up, but the drive is AMAZING! love it, but why why do these things go wrong when its a 3 hour round trip back to the place i brought...
  14. Reality of owning a 146

    Alfa 145 & 146
    Hillary Barrows living in car in Asda car park because she won't give up dogs | Daily Mail Online Its a slippery slope chaps, get another model before this happens to you. :yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes::yikes:
  15. Anyone miss owning an alfa

    General Motoring Discussion
    It's been about 3 years since I last drove an Alfa I honestly do miss it. I miss the pure enjoyment of just jumping an Alfa and taking it for a spin on some pokey back roads I miss how the twin spark engine revs and sounds and strangely I kind of miss the slight knock of the suspension no...
  16. I'm back after to many years of not owning an Alfa

    Introduce Yourself
    Hello everyone, after 17 years or so of being out in the wilderness I am proud to say that I have returned to the world of Alfa and can't wait to embrace it. Granted, I've only bought a Giulietta but I used to own in the past a red 33 cloverleaf and then a lovely grey 33...
  17. Oh the joy of owning an Alfa Romeo

    Introduce Yourself
    I have always been intrigued and fascinated by Alfa Romeos. The concept of putting pen to paper in a dark room filled with Pavarotti on full blast somehow appeals to me. "Beautiful a lines, weela make it work later..." What a company, what a heritage, what a way to see places while waiting...
  18. Things you enjoy about owning an Alfa

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    So this being my first Alfa and first Italian car for that matter I thought I would make a thread about how much I am enjoying owning something I can't stop looking at, literally. Only had the car for a few weeks but already some comments saying how nice it is and some even asking what it was...
  19. In 23 years of owning different cars, there is one consumable I have never had fail.

    General Motoring Discussion
    can you guess what it is? I have replaced clutches (Golf and Alfa), engine mounts (Clio), starter motor (Toyota), gearbox bearings (Nova), batteries (Alfa and Polo), coil (Polo), speedo cable (190), exhaust bracket (190), boot strut (Nova), dashboard lights (Golf), central locking grief (all...
  20. The joy of owning an Alfa!

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Had a 159 about a month or so, wonderful car, love it to bits, which is good, because in the last few days: The drivers window regulator has failed (in this heat!!), window was stuck at the bottom too, so had to strip the door card to gaffa tape the window closed while I wait for the part 1...