The Alfa 156 1.9 JTD 115 bhp saloon will become available in Turismo and Veloce versions, the Sportwagon as a Turismo version only. Comprehensive standard equipment levels include ABS with EBD and Vehicle Dynamic Control with ASR, six airbags, automatic dual zone climate control, a six speaker stereo radio/CD player with steering wheel controls, power assisted steering, central locking with immobiliser and alarm, and 15" alloy wheels. Veloce specification adds electric rear windows, headlight washers, body coloured side skirts, 16" alloys and sports suspension.
On-the-road prices range from £14,500 for the Alfa 147 3-door Turismo, to £16,100 for the 5-door Lusso. The Alfa 156 Turismo and Veloce cost £15,590 and £16,400 respectively, and the Sportwagon Turismo is priced at £16,710.Published 11 March 2003