Alfa Romeo 156
Alfa Romeo 156 - is clear evidence of a new era of traditions of sports sedan and wagon, but in a modern interpretation of the Italian masters, thanks to whom the habitual concept of comfortableness and elegance is ideally combined with good controllability and tremendous dynamics. The quality of these cars, unlike his predecessors, has improved significantly, thus the corrosion problem forever remained in the past. In the previous model, Alfa Romeo 155, had another weak spot - electronics that Italian producers safely replaced by a new sound. In short, the Alfa Romeo 156 - a sports, individual and elegant car, as indicated by his energetic and streamlined shape.
The rear view is even more extravagant. Back headlights remind "the blinked eyes", and while thin crevices of stoplights is top of estheticism. Keyhole is hidden under the emblem of «Alfa Romeo». The wedge-shaped silhouette of the body and the line of a glazing in itself which the sedan as it rises to the rear, reminds a coupe. The lack of rear door handles intensifies this feeling. They are located at the base of the rear pillars. And, despite all extravagance of this car, the European critics appreciated Alfa Romeo 156 style.
Alfa Romeo 156 is just as elegant and luxurious inside as its outside. Driving is very comfortable, so traveling long distances will not cause wicking leg muscles. However, it seems that the manufacturer focused on "non-standard" drivers with long arms and short legs. However, this type of deficiency can be easily eliminated by adjusting the mode of driver's seat and carrying out of a wheel. The lack of space there is no reason to complain about anything neither at the forward passenger, nor at the driver. There are special space for the elbows, shoulders and legs. But Alfa Romeo 156 passengers in the back seat were not so lucky: very limited legroom, and sitting is designed only for two passengers. In addition, the cargo space of a sedan is not distinguished by its superior storage capacity.
If we talk about the technical characteristics - Alfa Romeo 156 is represented by four petrol engines belonging to the genus Twin Spark (per cylinder - two candles). All of them are equipped with mechanical five-speed gearbox. And that's not all. For fans to disperse the car up to a hundred in 7.5 seconds represented V-twin petrol motor, extending the flagship program of motorization capacity of 190 hp. The 2.4 and 1.9 liters diesels aren't less attractive. They are equipped with system of direct injection of Common Rail and turbocharged. The system of front suspension includes shock absorbers and transverse stability of helical springs, as well as transverse triangular twin levers.
A distinctive feature of Alfa Romeo 156 - is his favorable and dynamic behavior on the route. It's like a car specially designed for all the lovers of fast and active drive that deservedly will appreciate its excellent technical and aesthetic characteristics in combination with acceptable price.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe - msrp, redesign, engine, photos, video
Design which is already pleasant at first sight, without causing any doubt notes in a contemporary style, as well as an incredible upgrade technology – all these will be soon seen by fans of the American huge SUVs. 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe – the most real American crossover which was already clearly outdated in its previous generation. So far for those who ... read more
2016 Toyota Land Cruiser - restyle, specs, and video
Japanese company Toyota Motor Corporation introduced a restyled version of SUV - Toyota Land Cruise. 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser has changed its interior as well as exterior, but not much as Lexus LX 570 2016-2017. However, restyling of 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser can boast with new front design, modernized interior, availability of modern security complex Toyota Safety Sense P, and ... read more
2017 Jaguar F-Pace - exterior, interior, price, specs
New crossover - 2017 Jaguar F-Pace was presented officially at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. British new model became the first SUV in the history of the company Jaguar Cars. The new crossover will be available in 6 versions: Pure, Prestige, Portfolio, R-Sport, S and First Edition. Sales of 2017 Jaguar F-Pace will start next year in the spring ... read more
2016 Mercedes Benz SLC - design, specs, video
The company is going to present 2016 Mercedes Benz SLC at the Detroit Motor Show which is traditionally helds after New Year. Fortunately, some information about the roadster is now available. From now, Mercedes Benz SLC has new brand concept, where the letters "SL" indicates the roadster, and "c" refers to the corresponding class. Designers decorated front bumper with dummy ... read more
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta - specs, redesign, pictures, video
The company Alfa Romeo introduced the updated hatchback 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta, which differs from before the restyled version both in terms of design as well as technically. World premiere of the novelty will be held at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. New 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta to get another black front bumper and grille, but the shape of the ... read more