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Naughty Rorty

Advantages: Fantastic free revving engine, bags of style
Disadvantages: Dodgy service support

...Introduction I seem to have fallen into a habit of only reviewing things that I really like, so to add a bit of balance I thought I'd write a review on something that I have mixed feelings about. Before I bought the Alfa 147 back in 2003 ...

oi_nutter2000 17.07.2005 · Read full review
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Loving my first brand new car!

Advantages: Looks great, handles well
Disadvantages: Drinks a lot

I purchased my Alfa 147 1.6 Lusso 14 months ago, for £12,500 OTR including upgraded wheels and few bits of Alfa toys, as well as 3 year's free AA cover. I was very pleased with the price as I had originally been looking at getting a 12 month old one and ...

DeliaS 20.09.2004 · Read full review
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Don't believe all you hear about Alfa Romeo

Advantages: Eye catching looks - relatively rare
Disadvantages: Other peoples perceptions

...Lusso in June 2002 from a car supermarket. I had been torn bewteen the 147 and the new Mini. I visited both dealers - the Alfa dealer was keen but couldn't come down to my price, whilst the Mini dealer was very much "I can sell 10 of ...

CarNut 23.12.2003 · Read full review
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You're not a petrolhead until you've owned an Alfa.

Advantages: Fantastic driving experience, high quality finish, that growl
Disadvantages: Bad image regards reliability, some niggles

I purchased my Alfa 147 in 2005 after falling in love with the noise she makes. Nothing has the same growl as an alfa. When I bought my 147 she was already 3 years old, and is nearly 6 now. I spend a lot of time driving each week for work, around 300 mil ...

Dinah93 20.11.2009 · Read full review
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Love / Hate relationship

Advantages: Cracking line, exciting drive, young 2nd hand cars cheap
Disadvantages: brand new car expensive, dealership = con-artists, Alfa central customer services is absolutely useless

I bought my Alfa 147 1.6 Lusso in Nov. 04 in second-hand (manufactured in Jan. 04). I loved it for at least a year, until serious problems started to occur: In my first year of ownership I experienced some minor annoying problems like fan noises, windo ...

AbFab74 22.07.2006 · Read full review
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