The Alfa Romeo 166 isunder an executive car from Italian automaker Alfa Romeo produced since 1998. The Alfa Romeo 166 was the replacement for the Alfa Romeo 164 and although the Alfa Romeo 164 had a style that was far from orthodox, the 166 odd looking, hanging with his headlights and pointed nose still many eyebrows. The style was very much in step with the style of the Alfa brand in the time we started with the lowest Alfa Romeo 156.
The Alfa Romeo 166 was equipped with a 2.0-liter twin-ignition (155 hp), which was originally available, a 2.5 V6 (190 hp), a 3.0 V6 (226 hp) or a unit of Turbo (205 hp), 2.0 V6. The diesel version was a 2.4 10V turbo-diesel with common-rail L5 136, 140 and 150 hp output, praised for its refinement. The TS model used a box with 5- speed manual transmission, while the 2.5 and 3.0 had the option of a Sportronic automatic. The 3.0 V6, L5 2.4 and V6 Turbo were otherwise supplied with a manual gearbox six speeds.
The top models were named and contain super- Momo leather interior, alloy wheels 17″, rain sensitive wipers, cruise control, climate control and ICS (Integrated Control System) with color display. Options including xenon headlamps, GSM connectivity and satellite navigation. Suspensions were excellent Tuning sophisticated front suspension with double arm and multilink setup for the rear. done by the engineers it one of the best handling cars in its class made? During the handling of the car, engine range and elegant exterior design received praise from many, including Jeremy Clarkson, it has become a strong supplier to the dominant German brands in the automotive industry European executive rivals.
The Alfa Romeo 166 has undergone a major revision in 2003. In addition to updates for the chassis, interior and engine area, the style has changed substantially. The new front end resembled the also recently revamped 156, and lost its famous drooping headlights. The 2.0 Turbo V6 model was re-evaluated because of concerns emissions, the V6 was 2.5 at 188 hp and a 3.2-liter V6 (240 hp) was introduced abandoned. Both the new 3.2-liter and 2.0 Twin Spark models now featured guide siz speeds, while the 3.0 model was retained, but found only in Sportronic form. In the diesel sector, the L5 2.4 has been redesigned ouput with multi-jet, which allows up to five injections per cycle, according to Common Rail stage with maximum injection pressure of 1400bar and 4 valves per cylinder in the class-leading 175bhp.
The Alfa Romeo 166 was withdrawn from sale in right-hand drive markets, in October 2005. Sales of the 166 never grew as Alfa expect after facelift in 2003, and the additional lack of a diesel engine in the UK, Australia, and Irish markets limited its reach in the sectors of car company. It was also reported that the engine emissions was also unlikely to meet future regulations, and a revised engine would not be justified by the low sales of Alfa Romeo 166.