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503bhp from a Ferrari derived V6!  :fun:

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503bhp from a Ferrari derived V6!  :fun:

That is the difference.

  • Alfa = Ferrari derived
  • Lotus = Toyota derived.

 

What do you expect? We should be grateful our engine isn't from the Prius!

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That is the difference.

  • Alfa = Ferrari derived
  • Lotus = Toyota derived.

What do you expect? We should be grateful our engine isn't from the Prius!

Yeah Toyota know nothing about engines - the LFA's V10 was pants eh?

There a loads of Toyota powered Supras and Lexus V8 powered GT86'S making silly power on drag strips and drift tracks. Toyota have form in WRC with turbocharged 2L lumps making 300BHP+

If Lotus dropped some low comp pistons into the 2GR and added a lot more boost it would make good power too...

Everything is going turboed for efficiency reasons - hot hatches are nudging 300BHP in much lighter packages than sports cars - 400 is the new 300!

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That is the difference.

  • Alfa = Ferrari derived
  • Lotus = Toyota derived.

 

What do you expect? We should be grateful our engine isn't from the Prius!

 

More like Alfa = Fiat derived (with help from a Maserati GrandTurismo's rear lights)

 

Lets face it, if that car had a KIA badge on it, would you even look twice? because, if that is what the Alfa design team call an attractive saloon, crickey. The proof of the pudding is in the eating as they say. But they are going to need more than just the tag line 'Ferrari Derived V6' as there are some seriously good, quality saloons on the market right now. But more importantly, their delear network is a bit pants in the UK.

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And that is pretty much what they're famous for in the UK. 

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What, rusting, falling to bits and having engines seize solid?

 

I love the look of Alfa's but I agree that they aren't Ferrari derived they are Fiat derived and Lotus is to Toyota what Ferrari is to Alfa, not the other way round like you say.

 

I buy many thousands of cars a year including Alfa's and they are good saloon cars but all they are is good saloon cars. I don't see them as anything special!

 

Of course you are talking about a country where people see the Merc C Class as a top Exec car when the rest of the world see's them as Taxi's!! So we have been known to be wrong (very occasionally). :huh:

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Ferrari get their engines from Alfa Romeo? :huh:

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The Giulia V6 is supposedly the one FCA have developed for the 'new' Dino so it'll be a peach.

I've had several Alfas' - young and old and they've all been 'special' in their own way...........

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