Turning circle diameter : 12. There are six airbags as standard: driver and passenger bags, two side bags and two window bags. They optimise performances when driving and ensure constant renewal of the friction material. Manufacturer Info - - Manufacturers Sunday 05 May, 2019 27139624 requests since Friday 09 March, 2007 Alfastumper. The standard diff not only allows pronounced understeer, it also tends to break under hard use. Or so the firm thought. From the gentle purr of the idling motor to the roar of the engine at full throttle, there are few sounds as powerful as that of a working car.
A car with incredible qualities in terms of stability, road-holding and performance, capable of offering real emotions and putting the thrill back into driving. It truly is a masterpiece. Really plant it and you will feel the Michelin Pilot Sports up front scrabbling for grip as they attempt to translate the sudden rush of oomph into usable momentum. Alfa have cleverly not skimped on equipment either. For the correct maintenance of your braking system, when changing the pads, always make sure that the braking components are well lubricated. Yet, it remains subtle enough not to offend other road users.
One can't help but think that some of the function has been sacrificed in the name of form. Tap the lever back or forth and there's a reassuring clunk, before it settles back into its distant whine and lets the V6 carry on doing its thing. It was powered by the classic 3. Brembo B-Quiet is the brake lubricant to apply at the contact points between the caliper and the pad, Brembo B-Quiet lubricant effectively reduces braking system noise and guarantees protection of the components from corrosion. Flick it into life from cold and it treats you to the sort of delicate huskiness that will lull you into a false sense of security.
Bearing in mind our November weather, most of our driving was done in damp conditions as well. This particular suitor is wrapped in black leather, with curves as far as the eye can see. Now, if you are a regular reader of The Car Enthusiast you will know that we don't often put style above substance. Picture gallery Copyright 1999-2019 ©. Great, keep the engine on the boil and you shall be rewarded by wads of torque, and a soundtrack to die for. The new-generation Alfa 156 was introduced by the Italian manufacturer at the 1997 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Sport Pack 3 contents: same equipment as Sport Pack 1 with Momo leather-upholstered seats and passenger-side airbag. The texts, images and the audio and video documents are not for commercial use and may not be passed on to authorized third parties. A fat 50mm aluminium radiator replaced the standard 25mm item and a clever confection of exhaust system extracted more performance. The Alfa Romeo 156 is a sophisticated sedan capable of transporting a family or business team in comfort. The 156 also has many different packages, with sport options that include Recaro seats and a redesigned suspension system. Sport Pack 2 contents: same equipment as Sport Pack 1 with Recaro-upholstered seats and passenger-side airbag.
From a distance, or at a glance, it may look like a coupe, thanks to the simple movement of the rear door handle to the C-pillar. Sport Pack 3 contents: same equipment as Sport Pack 1 with Momo Ireland leather seats and passenger airbag. Not only is the chassis precise, it is also very very capable. The arches are extended, but not cheaply of course. No problem, leave the gearbox in 6th yes it has six forward gears and you will be more than content with your progress.
Sport Pack 2 contents: same equipment as Sport Pack 1 with Recaro seats in Blitz cloth and passenger airbag. Yes, it really is that good and no we didn't record it. Alfa Romeo 156 lights can also be found, in addition to other gear. Note that I have intentionally not centred on the reason for the cynic's doubt - all 250bhp and 221lb. Sport Pack 2 contents: same equipment as Sport Pack 1 with Recaro-upholstered seats and passenger-side airbag. The more that came off, the more they found that needed doing — even removing bits of body kit such as the sideskirts pulled the paint off. By the experience, I am first of all talking about the chassis, and how it feels to drive it.
It idles smoothly as you'd expect, but there is a definite 'burble' there - intent if ever I heard it! Engine 6 cylinders in 60 degree V, transversely mounted in the front. Max torque Nm : 300 at 4800 rpm. The Alfa Romeo 156 is one such car, a powerful executive compact with amenities to spare. To be honest, I don't care what they have actually done. Repair sections have to be custom-made. I would not dare accuse the Alfa Romeo Design and Development team of taking common short cuts such as merely fitting a lowering kit on the car.
Y When the Alfa Romeo 156 arrived in 1997 it charmed us with its exciting interior, hidden rear door handles and range of peppy engines. Disc with fixing screw By supplying the fixing screw in the disc box, Brembo provides extra help to the mechanic if the original screw is rusty or worn to such an extent as to prevent or make it difficult to reuse. The front splitter and side skirts are particularly complementary to the car's shape. Continuing the tradition of the late 155 model, the new Alfa 156 addressed the compact executive car sector and was available at launch only with a saloon configuration Sportwagon was introduced in 2000. It is nothing less than glorious. No carefully executed shifts, no mucking about. Yes, it acquires speed at a decent rate you can read the figures below , but the noise is simply mind-blowing.
Picture yourself in a room with three most amazing specimens of the opposite sex, all vying for your undivided attention. Brembo Max Grooved and painted, Brembo Max discs ensure excellent performance in all conditions, guaranteeing a prompt response especially in the first phase of braking. Spark , Momo design steering wheel and gear knob in mahogany, velour seats. Is it good to drive? Kerb weight kg : 1410. In this case, though, there were some special bits waiting to take the place of the old, worn-out ones.