The Alfa Romeo 159 was first produced in 2005 as a successor to the Italian automaker’s Alfa Romeo 156. The shapely lines of the 159 were penned by none other than the Italian designer Giugiaro himself and features many of the iconic Alfa Romeo styling cues like a hood that tapers into the front ends pointed grill and stretched headlamps. The Alfa Romeo 159 is available in the standard sedan layout as well as a more practical Sportwagon, either way the 159 is also available with front or all wheel drive and a variety of transmission options including Alfa Romeo’s six speed automatic Q-Tronic and the paddle shifted Selespeed gearbox.
TI for Turismo Internazionale, the name that Alfa Romeo once gave only to the most lavishly equipped of its cars. They were derived from standard models but stylistic touches and mechanical changes turned them into thoroughbred sports cars for everyday driving. And today those two letters, so simple but so glorious, reappear on cars in the Alfa 159 family (saloon and Sportwagon). Underlining that the Alfa Romeo brand always guarantees the quality and guarantee of work performed right in the (...) > Full story
Novitec unveiled the Alfa Romeo 159 powered by a a 2.4 liter turbo diesel engine that delivers 229 hp (up from 200 hp).
The Novitec 159 JTD features 20" rims and Pirelli tires that completes the picture the sport aspect of by Novitec.
The Alfa 159 Sportwagon is the Italian car that is both beautiful and sturdy, passionate and dynamic. The Alfa 159 Sportwagon is an estate car with a strong character, a generous payload, flexible to use and at the same time capable of the performance of a sporting thoroughbred. Alfa Romeo technology is used in a car with a harmonious style, a car that can satisfy the needs of those who, in addition to space, are looking for comfort, safety, power and sturdiness. It exudes all the personality of the new generation Alfa Romeo.
ALfa Romeo is going to unveil the Alfa Romeo TI pack at the Geneva Motor Show next March. The new model features lowered sports suspension and 19-inch wheels and is belived to be the top of the options range.
On the interior the new 159 TI will feaure: sports seats (manual or electric operation optional) with distinctive red Alfa Romeo logos stitched in; specifically darker aluminium centre console and gearlever console surface finish inserts; grooved aluminium pedal covers and footrest (...) > Full story
Alfa Romeo will present at the beginning of 2007,in March a special version of the 159 model.
At the Geneva Motor Show the sport version of 159, Tourisme Internationale will be revealed by the italian carmaker.
The Ti is a well known simbol for Alfa Romeo.
The 14th edition of "L’Automobile più Bella del Mondo" competition took place at the Arena Civica in Milan, Italy, on 27th October. And the winners were: City cars and compact cars Mini Cooper Mid-size hatchback cars Volvo C30 Mid-size sedans Volvo S80 Limousine Bentley Continental GTC (...) > Full story
With the Alfa 159, a new charter opens in the design of Alfa Romeo sporting saloons. The very latest technological innovations makes the new Alfa Romeo a car of unparalleled class, offering the very best in terms of dynamism, comfort, active and passive safety. In addition, the character and sporty style typical of Alfa Romeo cars remains intact, as does the unmistakable temperament of driving Italian style.
Heavily-modified and now armour-proofed, the new Alfa 159 has become the latest ’Pantera’ to hit the streets of the Italian cities as it gears up to help the Polizia di Stato in the eternal fight against crime. ’Pantera’ (Panther) is the nickname given to patrol cars used by the Polizia di Stato (State Police) and the Alfa 159 is now swiftly replacing their ageing fleet of Fiat Mareas. For its new crime-fighting role the Alfa 159 has undergone substantial modifications to the mechanicals as (...) > Full story
With the Alfa 159, a new charter opens in the design of Alfa Romeo sporting saloons. The use of the very latest technological innovations makes the new Alfa Romeo saloon a car of unparalleled class, offering the very best in terms of dynamism, comfort, active and passive safety. At the same time, the character and sporty style typical of Alfa Romeo cars remains intact, as does the unmistakable temperament of driving Italian style. Engine
Alfa 159 comes with a choice of three JTS (...) > Full story