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.
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.