Alfa Romeo Brera 1750 TBi Review | Autocar

26 Mar 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Alfa Romeo Brera 1750 TBi Review | Autocar
Alfa Romeo Brera


What is it?

Alfa’s eye-catching gets Fiat Group’s new turbocharged petrol engine.

it like?

With some options fitted to the car, it was hard to tell.

This car was fitted with optional (at electrically adjustable leather that come close to ruining any enjoyment this can offer.

A combination of over-stuffing and the electrical leave drivers of all sizes far too high for comfort. At least one staffer couldn’t actually drive this Brera.

And we’re unticking the options the beautiful 18in 5-Hole and 235/45 tyres (a £700 are fundamentally incompatible with British roads.

Having with the undesirable options, possible to concentrate on what the 1750 does get right. looks aside, it’s the extraordinary engine that’s the treat here.

Despite displacing just it not only pumps out 200bhp feeling remotely over-tuned, it out an amazing 236lb ft of torque only 1400rpm.

It’s an that would shame diesels, very few of which match this motor’s six-pot smoothness and flexibility. The in the six-speed ’box are also well matched to this

Under the skin, the Brera is a sophisticated machine, benefiting double wishbone front unusual in a front-driver.

However, in the UK at the Brera is no more than an entertaining drive. It has some for turning into bends and a mid-range turn of speed.

Alfa Romeo Brera

The Brera’s bulk works it being flung around, it can be made to string a series of bends together with approaching elegance.

The Brera much like the short-wave and changing surfaces of Surrey’s either, which caused it to patter and fidget. Shown a stretch of road, the 1750 is potentially a decent GT. Sadly, roads are rarely on the UK’s list.

Should I buy one?

That’s to say, because this is a singular machine. And Alfas look this good to be an instinctive purchase. Purist enthusiasts won’t get much this Alfa, however.

drivers who fancy a well-made Tourer (albeit effectively a might like it, though. It fantastic, the engine is superb and the feel-good factor of ownership be enough for some. It’s in base form at £25,205,

Alfa Brera 1750 TBi

£25,205; Price as tested: Top speed: 146mph; 0-62mph: Economy: 34.9mpg; CO2: Engine: 4cyl, 1742cc, Power: 200bhp at 5000rpm; 236lb ft at 1400rpm; Gearbox: manual

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