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Poor sales mean Alfa 159 replacement coming soon with U.S. in sight

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Aug 12th, 2008 at 4:58PM

Click to view the Alfa 159 in hi-res from Geneva '08 The Alfa Romeo 159 may be one of the most beautiful sedans on the market, but that hasn't been enough to make the model a sales success. As we learned after driving the new MiTo, Alfa isn't satisfied any longer to glide by on its name and looks alone, and so has started work on the replacement for the 159 even though the current model was only introduced in 2005. The main reason attributed to the 159's poor market performance has been its dynamic performance, inhibited by an overweight chassis designed by Saab during Fiat's partnership with... Read More

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