Has Alfa Romeo redefined the Sports sedan??
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    In the Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde...the Alfa Jeremy Clarkson has waited 30 long years for has finally hit our shores and by the sounds of every professional review on this wonderful skunkworks creation it has been well worth the wait

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    https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/reviews...ulia-qv-review

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    it certainly is a remarkably fast car, and shows someones there are thinking along the right lines.
    two things i dont get:

    1. why on earth they couldnt make the shell a bit more attractive? for $143k, and being italian, i would think that is a requirement. particularly after the 4C, a stunning car by any measure. visually, the Giulia is all sedan and no sports. it reminds me of the 2.6l Vectra a friend owned: really fast, but a design non entity.

    2. why on earth do all aussie motoring writers use boorish similes such as this: " and you normally need faster hands than Steve Smith in the slips cordon at the WACA". they wouldnt get out of the mail room at any british car magazine. eg "Car".
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    Default Has Alfa redefined the sports sedan?

    Maybe it did.

    The problem I see (short/medium term) is that Italian sporty sedans take a long time to happen whereas ze germans seem to churn them out 24/7.

    And I would put money they will not take this lying down.

    Then there's japanese options as well.

    Good on Alfa though, and I think this is a seriously pretty car (something often neglected in this segment but important to me).
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    Quote Originally Posted by alexander View Post

    1. why on earth they couldnt make the shell a bit more attractive? for $143k, and being italian, i would think that is a requirement. particularly after the 4C, a stunning car by any measure. visually, the Giulia is all sedan and no sports. it reminds me of the 2.6l Vectra a friend owned: really fast, but a design non entity.
    There's not many people, if any, complaining about it's looks in fact quite the opposite..maybe in some angles it's not very 'photogenic' but in the 'flesh' it's something else!!!

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    Not quite as quick as the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.

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    How many will be entered in the Bathurst 6 and 12 hours distance Races?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterT View Post
    Not quite as quick as the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.

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    That beast is basically a drag strip vehicle..totally different animal

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    100% it will have a better electrical system than any Peugeot!!

    None of my recent Alfa, 147,156 and 164 have electrical issues.
    Every bloody Peugeot should come with an auto electrician?

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    Italian vehicles powered by Magnetti Marelli electrical systems competed with those powered by the Prince of Darkness for the title of least reliable back when. Could be something has changed, but it's not likely........

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    Quote Originally Posted by raver View Post
    In the Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde...the Alfa Jeremy Clarkson has waited 30 long years for has finally hit our shores and by the sounds of every professional review on this wonderful skunkworks creation it has been well worth the wait

    Check it out:

    https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/reviews...ulia-qv-review
    In the same vein as another Italian vehicular product was named FIAT; standing for FIX IT AGAIN TONI, the Alfa was revered as ABUNDANTLY LIBERAL FAULTS ALWAYS........
    Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone............

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    Quote Originally Posted by raver View Post
    In the Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde...the Alfa Jeremy Clarkson has waited 30 long years for has finally hit our shores and by the sounds of every professional review on this wonderful skunkworks creation it has been well worth the wait

    Check it out:

    https://www.wheelsmag.com.au/reviews...ulia-qv-review
    In the same vein as another Italian vehicular product was named FIAT; standing for FIX IT AGAIN TONI, the Alfa was revered as ABUNDANTLY LIBERAL FAULTS ALWAYS........
    Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone............

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kim Luck View Post
    In the same vein as another Italian vehicular product was named FIAT; standing for FIX IT AGAIN TONI, the Alfa was revered as ABUNDANTLY LIBERAL FAULTS ALWAYS........
    Lol whatever... Boola boola...back in your cave now
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    Very nica but It musta be a red! Maserati fora mia!
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