Published on August 29th, 2010 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Alfa 159 3.2V6 Here In Malaysia for Sale At SDAC
The V6-powered Alfa159 has just arrived in Malaysia. Possible selling price is said to be just under RM290,000 and there is a super looking ‘red’ test drive unit sitting in their Petaling Jaya showroom ready for you to test drive. This model generates 322Nm of torque, which is split between front and rear axles and constantly modulated by the central Torsen differential on the basis of available grip, with a bias towards the rear axle promoting handling characteristics appropriate to an Alfa Romeo sports saloon. This model does not carry the painful robotic gearbox found in the 2.2-liter and instead comes with a 5-speed auto which should see better in town traffic drive ease. It will do the 0-100km/h dash in 7.1secs and reach 155mph easily. Promoting handling characteristics are lower profile tyres, that are less prone to tyre wall flex: 235/45 R18s all round.
Compared to the 2.2-liter 159, this V6 petrol model is gifted with larger, 330mm ventilated discs complete with Brembo 4-pot aluminium callipers at the front, with 292mm ventilated discs at the rear, which will supply this 159 with even greater, fade-free stopping power.
Inside this 3.2-liter 159 you will get soft leather seats, automatic dual zone climate control, rear parking sensors, auto dimming rear view mirror, a multi-function display and trip computer, seven airbags and an RDS 8-speaker stereo with a subwoofer and a 10 CD stacker. In addition to seven airbags, seatbelt pretensioners, and a fully integrated fire prevention system and a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art electronic braking, traction control and stability systems fitted as standard. ABS anti-lock braking is combined with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution over all four wheels, and a sophisticated Vehicle Dynamic Control unit enhances cornering stability. VDC is further augmented by Anti-Schlupf Regelung (ASR) to limit wheelspin during acceleration. For more information take a drive to their Petaling Jaya showroom and enjoy!