Review: Alfa Romeo 156 (1998 – 2005)
Stunning looks. Fabulous engines. V6 lots of fun. Seem to have become a really good, underpriced used car buy.
Some mechanical and trim problems. Front tyre inner shoulder wear from too much toe out.
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