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Alfa Romeo 147 (01 - 10)

The instantly recognisable 147 is a sleek, sporty looking hatchback that has all the Italian flair of its predecessors as well as an improved drive quality and excellent engines. Voted car of the year in 2001, it was a formidable competitor to the likes of Audi and BMW. It’s one of the best looking Alfas around, and still has the ability to ... more

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Alfa Romeo 156 (97 - 05)

Here’s a car Irish buyers took to big time. The aim was to give them the option of something a bit different. With the market dominated by cars such as the BMW 3-Series, Volvo S40, the 156 was a breath of fresh air. The coupe styling, along with a really smart and sporty drive made it one of the best selling cars in its class at that time. ... more

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Alfa Romeo 159 (06 - 11)

The 156’s replacement came in the form of the 159, which was among some of Alfa Romeo’s best work in terms of design, performance and auto-electrics. The new triple-lens headlights, swooping curves and that front grille are what make it stand out. Space in the cabin is pretty good considering its size. There’s enough room for up ... more

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Alfa Romeo 4C (13 - present)

One of the most reasonably priced 'supercars' on the market – the Alfa Romeo 4C drew gasps of admiration and sheer desire at it's reveal in Geneva in 2011, the way only Alfas can. Forgive us for the cliché but this is one car deserving of the description 'Italian supermodel'. The drive doesn't disappoint either offering the kind of ... more

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Alfa Romeo Giulia (2016 - present)

Alfa Romeo have finally made good on their promise of a curvy Italian rival to the 3 Series/A4/C-Class stronghold, and boy did they deliver. A car so good-looking it will make you want to bite your lip, the Giulia might just be the saving grace for the brand here in Ireland, and indeed across Europe. Now that it's finally here, we can confirm it ... more

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Alfa Romeo Giulietta (10 - present)

Without a doubt the Giulietta is a stunning looking car. It’s slightly reminiscent of the much loved 4C supercar with its plunging bonnet and eclipse-shaped headlights. It was designed to be something different, given the sheer numbers of Volkswagen Golfs, BMW 1-Series, and Audi A3s being bought at the time. The styling is matched in the ... more

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Alfa Romeo GT (04 - 10)

This is one of the finest Grand Tourers on the road. A stunning car inside and out, it paved the way for what would be classed as one of the best looking cars on the road by Jeremy Clarkson, the Alfa Brera. Obviously there’s a lot more to the GT than just looks; it is value for money, one of the best to drive in its class and it has a lot of ... more

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Alfa Romeo Mito (09 - present)

Since its release the Mito has divided opinions among Alfa enthusiasts. There’s no question Alfa made a major step forward with this in terms of resale value, reliability and fuel consumption. It is spacious for a car of its size and has decent storage capability. There’s a choice of some really good engines, including a 1.4 litre ... more

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Alfa Romeo Spider (96 - 04)

The Spider is a stunning looking soft-top convertible which drives and sounds great. It’s quite rare on Irish roads nowadays so if you’re looking for something different then it could be an excellent choice. There are two engines; the 2.0 litre TS which pushes out 150bhp and the 3.0 litre V6.FaceliftIn 2003 there were some changes to ... more

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Aston Martin DB9 (04 - present)

Famous for its cinematic roles as well as motoring prowess, Aston Martin is one of the quintessential British motor engineering giants. And the DB9 is the epitome of what they can do. This comes in two different body styles - the three-door coupe and the Volante (convertible).  Don’t expect too much room - it is comfortable not cramped. ... more