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I'm thinking of buy a Alfa Romeo GT 2.0 JTS Selespeed

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I'm thinking of buy a Alfa Romeo GT 2.0 JTS Selespeed, 2005, petrol, 78,000 miles do you guys think its worth it or should I go for something else?
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Hi mate and welcome.
There is a lot of mixed opinion on here about the sele speed a lot of people love them but they do seem to be very problematic .
You should have a good read through some of the threads before you decide.
The biggest problem is there are not to many real experts to service them.
Personally I think they are more trouble than they are worth .
Have a read and see what you think.
 

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Hi mate and welcome.
There is a lot of mixed opinion on here about the sele speed a lot of people love them but they do seem to be very problematic .
You should have a good read through some of the threads before you decide.
The biggest problem is there are not to many real experts to service them.
Personally I think they are more trouble than they are worth .
Have a read and see what you think.
Yeah thanks I will do
 

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It won't be for a while, but a GT is probably going to be top of the list when I next change cars.

The only version I have been actively looking at are the 1.9 JTD's...despite having never owned a diesel before (driven plenty of VW based things at work though in Passats, A4's etc)

Sadly the V6 Q4 isn't a realistic option for everyday use due to fuel costs...:(

Personally I wouldn't buy anything with either JTS or Selespeed in the description either, so the smaller petrol GT is out too!
 

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JTS is fine as long as its got a full history and has been looked after. Selespeed is awful though.....clunky nasty device that is no substitute for a manual unless you only have one leg and have no option.
Avoid diesel....having an Alfa that sounds like a tractor is not worth the extra MPG and torque unless you are broke or poor!
 

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JTS is fine as long as its got a full history and has been looked after. Selespeed is awful though.....clunky nasty device that is no substitute for a manual unless you only have one leg and have no option.
Avoid diesel....having an Alfa that sounds like a tractor is not worth the extra MPG and torque unless you are broke or poor!
Yeah I hear that, as I am currently in the broke and poor demogrephic having a Alfa that sounds like a tractor will make me feel better than other poor people :lol:
 
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