Alfa Romeo 155 (1992 – 1998) Car Reviews – niCarfinder.co.uk

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Alfa Romeo 155

(1992 1998)

Introduction

Way back BMW made the Austin 7 under Alfa Romeo were cars that won on race and sports saloons that the envy of other makers. despite the odd flash of glory, the company largely lost its The release of the big 164 saloon in 1988 all that, however, as the newly company dramatically improved quality and reliability, starting at the top of its

Buyers and the motoring media hoped the 164’s smaller the 155, released in 1992, give the BMW 3 Series a run for its money. The who had had to eat their words when the drive 164 turned out to be a great wondered whether the first Alfa family-sized saloon be just as entertaining. To a large it was, though sales, never lived up to expectations.

Eventually, though, Alfa’s enjoyed success and sold in if never spectacular, numbers.

Alfa Romeo 155

Models Covered: First 155 – June 1992 to May (1.8 Twin Spark / 2.0 Twin Spark Saloon Lusso] / 2.5 6cy Saloon) Second 155 – June 1995 to 1998 (1.8 Twin Saloon / 2.0 16v Twin Spark / 2.5 6cy Saloon)

History

Succeeding the controversially 75, the 155 was deemed a great improvement. a high-profile marketing programme, however, were a lot less they deserved to be. Alfa by releasing a thoroughly-redesigned 155 only years after the original and these cars finally had the press declaring that the revival had taken another, step forward.

Build quality, performance, and value of these facelifted were all far superior to the original 2.0 and 2.5-litre 155 range that had in June 1992. The mid-1995 saw the adoption of flared wheelarches the model line-up, as well as upgrades including an alarm and an

The 1.8 and 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines their Twin Spark but these were, in fact, new featuring 16-valve cylinder in combination with two spark for each cylinder. The design of the 2.5 V6, on the other hand, remained unchanged. The 1998 Car of the Year, all new 156, replaced the 155 in early with much fanfare and an bigger leap in quality, and driveability.

Though the 155 never sold in numbers, there should be a good selection of 155 models about the small ads.

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