2014 Alfa Romeo 159 – The Alfa Romeo 159 is the car of the D segment produced by the Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo between 2005 and 2011. It was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show 2005 as a replacement for the 156.’s 159 Powered By GM/Fiat Premium with the Shared Alfa Romeo Brera and Spider production cars, and cars Kamal and Visconti concept. The 2014 Alfa Romeo 159 came in third in the European Car of the Year awards 2006. Alfa Rome0 159 production stopped in 2011 the land, although it is still vendors in several countries. Around 240 000 cars were built.
The Alfa Romeo 159 had to disrupt, design Being in the middle of the joint venture Fiat-General Motors, which was originally completed in 2005, the 159 was intended to use the GM Epsilon platform.; However, the Earth during its development was changed to the upper platform of GM/Fiat. Unfortunately, land of 159 to transition from what was essentially a result cum E-segment platform the 159 having excessive weight, shared by his Alfa Romeo Brera Resistant and Spider convertible Cup in 2008, issues changes to the interior, dashboard, instruments and the materials and aluminium components were introduced, reducing the curb weight 45 kilograms (99 pounds).
2014 Alfa Romeo 159 Engine
The 2014 Alfa Romeo 159 is available in the front and four-wheel drive part configurations. The “Q4” system of four-wheel drive uses Torsen C twin differential and is available in 3.2 liter petrol and 2.4 liter the diesel engines. The manual gearbox six-speed is the most models (1.8 has a five-speed), and the six-speed Q-Tronic automatic gearbox is available for the 1.9 diesel, diesel Petrol 2.4 and 3.2 petrol models. The Selespeed gearbox is for sale in the country peaked with 2.2 petrol engine. All petrol engines are direct injection type fuel (except 1.8L), named JTS. JTD diesel engines are common rail direct injection.
2014 Alfa Romeo 159 Interior
The 159 was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro in collaboration with Alfa Romeo Centro Stile. The nose has the traditional red V-shaped Alfa Romeo and BONNET, and cylindrical head light clusters. Like its counterpart Cup, in front of the car was also influenced by the Brera Concept 2002 Giugiaro. A high waist expands until it reaches the rear “C” pillar. Several exterior design details intended to get the car look bigger, presumably to attract potential buyers in the United States. However, the Alfa Romeo 159 never imported to the region.
The 2014 Alfa Romeo 159 interior also features family-style treatment of the earlier cars, including 156 such cum deeply recessed instruments which are angled towards the driver. Intended for Alfa Romeo 159 to engage more directly with BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi interiors using superior quality materials; However, it has been said that the Alfa Romeo misjudged your brand positioning in relation to the best known manufacturers of luxury cars from Germany.
2014 Alfa Romeo 159 Security
The 159 is equipped with seven standard airbags cum, cum ALE knee airbags also available as options. The car rear crash protection and Artist in landmark, benefiting from the “anti-whiplash” seats. 2014 Alfa Romeo 159 passed the Euro NCAP safety tests.