2006 Alfa-Romeo Brera – Top Speed

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Alfa Romeo Brera

2006 Alfa-Romeo Brera

6-Speed Manual Horsepower @ 260@6200 Torque @ RPM: Displacement: 3179 L 0-60 6.8 sec. Top Speed: 149 mph

Sportiness and packaged in a unique, exclusive Harmony of shape and volume add up to a good-looking, powerful and solid car by Alfa Romeo mechanical and excellence. This, in short, is the of the Alfa Brera, a new prestige that is able to arouse emotion and guarantee maximum satisfaction.

The planners and designers had one aim in mind: to marry the elegant, line of an outstanding car with the and comfort of a luxury saloon. achieved this result by the new product on the attractive Giugiaro Brera prototype that won the of the press and the general public, as the list of prestigious international reveals: #8217;Best of Show#8217;, by Autoweek magazine at the Geneva Show ; #8217;Best of Show#8217; in the category at the Villa d#8217;Este D#8217;Eleganza; 2 category prizes at Bibendum 2002, one as #8217;one of the elegant cars in the world#8217;; and the of #8217;the most fascinating conferred at the Super Car Rally from Paris to Monte This very respectable CV has now inherited by the new Alfa Romeo due to go on sale at the end of 2005.

This model turns heads for its Italian elegance, an absolutely unrepeatable style that the satisfaction of a sporty drive full respect for Brand The new model shares this with other Alfa cars within its category are now remembered as milestones in the history of the car. From the 1900 SS to the Sprint, from the Alfetta to the Sprint GT.

The original styling is by generous dimensions: the Alfa is 183 centimeters wide, 441 cm long and 137 cm with a wheelbase of 252 cm, although the tapered front and rear the model look very Despite this, no compromise has made over comfort and as often happens with type of car.

Due to go on sale by year#8217;s end, the new Romeo Brera incapsulates characteristics most synonymous the brand – sportiness and – in a unique and exclusive The harmony of Brera#8217;s shape and allied to the outstanding engineering and of an Alfa Romeo, makes for a car is beautiful, strong and sturdy, a car sets the standards for all coupes.

is a 2+2 of generous dimensions: 1830mm 4414mm in length and 1372mm although the deeply tapered and rear styling creates the of a very compact car. The has an ambience that is both and sophisticated. This comes the use of high quality materials and the of some novel ideas as the wide glass fixed that creates more interior light for passengers to the sensation of spaciousness inside also giving the car a streamlined from the outside.


the Alfa Brera also a welcoming, well-lit and highly environment due to the use of opulent materials and the of innovative products, e.g. a fixed glass roof allows more light the car and gives passengers a greater of space as well as setting off the slender shape to greater

The centre of the Alfa Brera also houses a built-in and all controls for the sophisticated-looking automatic zone climate control The radio plus CD player (or MP3 as an option), offers outstanding ® sound quality and was and built for the passenger compartment. It of six speakers and delivers a power of 570 Watts.

The Alfa Brera adds a of sophisticated devices and systems to equipment array that it a new benchmark in its segment. Examples VDC, Xenon headlights and airbags (under the heading of infotelematic system with and phone controls on the steering Bose® Hi-Fi system and (for Audio and Infomobility); Control (for stress-free 16#8217;, 17#8217; and 18#8217; wheels (for car customisation). on the market, the range also a range of possibilities that are by cross-matching two JTS direct injection engines (a 185 bhp 2.2 unit and a 260 bhp 3.2 V6 unit), two 10 body-colours; and 4 interiors in flocked Alfatex®, Frau® leather and leather.

Optional Bose System

The Bose sound developed for Alfa Romeo by leading acoustic Hi-Fi offers peerless acoustic boasting exceptional listening for each passenger under all

The 570 watt system comprises a player with MP3 compatibility and loudspeakers, including a subwoofer into the luggage compartment its own 6-channel, 200 watt, digital for the reproduction of the lowest frequencies. An signal processor automatically base tones so that remain natural at any system


The generous dimensions of the new are elegantly compacted through front and rear bodywork and the exterior is rich in styling from Alfa Romeo#8217;s tradition of sporting coupes, the 1900 SS to the Giulietta Sprint, and Giulia Sprint GT.

Continuing a trend prevalent in the recent Romeo model range, the Villa d#8217;Este style shield with horizontal bars dominates the front of the Extending almost full the grille bisects an upper air housing purposeful, three-lamp clusters, before punctuating a front air dam featuring an expansive air intake with integral fog

The top of the shield generates powerful coachwork lines which seamlessly into steeply A pillars. Once again, the plate is offset to the left; a signature echoing past and unique to Alfa Romeo.

In profile, the new Alfa#8217;s taut, waistline flows from the flare of the front wheel to give the Brera an assertive stance. The cockpit ‘sits#8217; on a ‘shoulder#8217;, which reaches its point above the rear arch to reinforce the new Brera#8217;s track. From the steeply windscreen, the ‘A#8217; pillar seamlessly into a low, roofline, the elegance of which is by the internal placement of the slender pillar, giving the full-length glazing a pillarless appearance in coupe style.

Unique to class, the Brera may also be with a fixed, full-length, and tinted glass sunroof an electrically controlled, three-section blind.

At the rear, the Brera#8217;s ‘shoulders#8217; taper to the focal of the Alfa Romeo badge, a steeply raked rear – reminiscent of the Giulietta Integral, color coded and four chromed, flush exhausts further reinforce the new broad, muscular rear end

Brera will become in a choice of 10 colors at launch, one solid, one special and eight finishes.


These interiors are rounded off by exclusive units. The true heart and the strength of every Alfa model is its engine. The Alfa attractive, personality-packed looks a diverse range of outstanding power units that generous performance: a 185 bhp 2.2 unit and a 260 bhp 3.2 V6 both JTS direct injection units.

Both power meet Euro 4 environmental and are paired with 6-speed gearboxes that feature travels, slick shifts and low The Alfa Brera JTS power have been developed to laid down by Alfa As such, they represent Romeo#8217;s interpretation of the direct petrol engine, which driving satisfaction and high for the customer.

The result is a car capable of exciting that is perfectly at home on roads as well.

Available in levels of trim, Brera offers customers a choice of a 2.4 JTD 200 bhp power-unit and two petrol engines 185 bhp 2.2 JTS or the 260 bhp 3.2) coupled to either an transmission or a 6-speed manual depending on the version. Together all the delights one expects in an Alfa this new car delivers outstanding performance thanks to the use of quadrilateral suspension and Multilink rear Along with the excellent experience, comfort is further by the integral #8217;Alfa Q4#8217; control system fitted to versions. Brera offers the sophisticated electronic systems to and control key dynamic parameters of and roadholding to deliver greater safe

Alfa Romeo Brera

This outstanding new engine takes its name Jet Thrust Stoichiometric – its specific combustion system, an Alfa Romeo concept involves the high pressure of fuel, at 120 bar, directly the combustion chamber with a mixture optimized to increase power and torque first and – thus adapting technology to the requirements of a sporting car whilst adopting the stratified method to reduce fuel in a limited speed band to idling.

Mated to an F40 6-speed transmission and Alfa Romeo#8217;s Q4 four-wheel drive system, the 3.2 JTS V6 engine will accelerate the new Brera from 0-62 mph in 6.8 and on to a top speed of 149 mph. The V6 exhaust features a first group of elements mounted close to the heads, ensuring optimum temperature is achieved as soon as after engine start-up.


Apart from Romeo character, the new car assures dynamic performance due to a high wishbone suspension at the front and a suspension at the rear. The Alfa combines a sporty attitude a very comfortable drive and offers a state-of-the-art Alfa Q4 wheel drive on the 3.2 JTS.

As far as safety is concerned, the Alfa Brera offers the most electronic devices to control the dynamic performance (from to traction) and push its dynamic still further. These are not intrusive for the driver but greatly safety. They have developed operationally through and meticulous track testing the aim of ensuring maximum driving

With its safety, power and styling, the Alfa Brera a step forward in the top-of-the-range field, a specific area Alfa Romeo has always a leading role. The new vehicle has designed for quality without This concept has been throughout all stages of the car#8217;s process, from product to the innumerable tests that the car has had to until ready for production.

The Brera#8217;s quality is also in the choice of opulent interior in the tuning of its Alfa Romeo to achieve top-level performance, note and driving comfort and in the optimisation of the sophisticated suspension The term #8217;quality#8217; also a world of financial services and to meet all needs.

Top gear are the toughest of motoring critics, and the presenter Jeremy Clarkson was to say that the Brera was Cameron on wheels.

Test drives

Alfa Romeo hopes car will deliver the marque to the sunlit uplands of the 1960s it appeared it could do no wrong. the Brera is beautiful, but a day at the wheel of the 2.2 a car that simply doesn#8217;t in the way you#8217;d hope of a 47000$ For a start it#8217;s quite at 3,240lb and with just it needs 8.6sec to reach a time more commonly among lukewarm hatches 10 grand less.

Flat out, it will do a average 138mph. The engine is and willing but it is stifled by the sheer of the car it has to carry.

Once it has overcome its inertia it#8217;s a decent so long as you make good use of its six-speed gearbox to ensure the is always singing its heart Neverthless, Japanese rivals the Mazda RX-8 and Nissan have an explosive punch the Brera cannot match.

European rivals such as the TT 1.8T quattro and the Mercedes SE sport coupé have no outperforming the Brera. Shame.

is good inside the cabin. Sit the Brera for just 30 seconds and the in thinking at Alfa is immediately Those over six foot no have to adopt the classic driving position with knees either side of the wheel. The Brera feels for the general population rather a long-armed, short-legged Alfa driver of old.

However, the seats are tiny and the boot is compared to rivals.

At the bottom end of the scale is a 2.2 litre four unit that develops It goes well and thanks to jiggery pokery with the system, it sounds like a meatier unit. But it#8217;s the 260bhp, 3.2-litre V6 that be the motor of choice for most

Linked to the road via Alfa#8217;s drive system, it#8217;s as to the classic rear wheel Alfa coupe as we#8217;re to get.

The suspension system another leap forward. the basic architecture borrowed the 159 saloon, it gives the Brera a agile feel without passengers to a rock-hard ride. In the ride and the general level of is one of the Brera#8217;s key strengths

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