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Safety gong for Alfa 159
Alfa's new 159 is already winning awards, having received a 5-star crash test rating
18 Jan 2006
ALFA Romeo’s new 159 has received a five-star EuroNCAP crash test rating.
The 159, which goes on sale here mid-year, also scored strongly in active safety with its new double wishbone suspension, dynamic control, anti-slip regulation, brake assist and anti-lock brake systems.
It also has up to eight airbags, including two kneebags, active headrests and pre-tensioner seatbelts.
The 159, which replaces the 156, will be available with a 2.2-litre JTS four-cylinder or a Holden-sourced 191kW/322Nm 3.2-litre JTS V6.
The four cylinder will have front-wheel drive mated to either a six-speed manual or auto gearbox.
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