The 2.0 16V model is fitted with a 1970 cc engine with 4 cylinders in line, twin ignition and variable valve timing.
Technologically speaking, this engine is streets ahead of it competitors in the 2-litre category. The steel crankshaft with 8 counter-weights and torsional damper gives the ultimate in engine balance and quietness at all speeds. Hydraulic tappets, platinum spark plugs and toothed timing belts with automatic tensioning guarantee 100,000 km of maintenance-free driving. All these features bear witness to the technological supremacy of a fast, powerful saloon: 150 bhp-EC, from 0 to 100 km/h in just 9 seconds, 210 km/h.
Available in the Super version, this car has earned a well-deserved place amongst great Alfa Romeo saloons. The interior is upholstered in refined velour. The facia is in black and grey. Fine wood features extensively in this classy cabin, from the steering wheel and gear knob, to the facia panel and electric window controls which are made using "deep print" technology.
The S version is designed to show off the car's sporty vocation: the car is low off the ground and comes complete with 15" wheels, fully painted bumpers, sporty cloth interior trim, leather steering wheel and gear knob. A sports kit is available on request.
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2. Archivio storico dell'Alfa 155.