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Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24V Sportronic '98
Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24V Sportronic '98
Appears in Gran Turismo 2
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Alfa Romeo
Displacement 2,492cc
Drivetrain FF[3]
Aspiration NA
Engine 2.5-liter 24-valve Alfa Romeo V6 engine
Max Power 184 BHP / 6,200 rpm
Performance Points 377 PP
Max Torque 163.4 ft-lb / 5,000 rpm
Length 185 inches
Width 71 inches
Height 55 inches
Weight 1,520 kilograms (3,400 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 8.26 kg (18.2 lb) per horsepower

The Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24V Sportronic '98 is a Road car produced by Alfa Romeo. It appears in Gran Turismo 2, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

In-game descriptionEdit

"A flagship saloon from Alfa Romeo with emphasis on superior quality and sportiness."

While Alfa Romeo was establishing itself as one of the premier sporty-car makers of Europe, the company was also quietly perfecting its take on the sedan. This fact was evidenced in 1998 by the introduction of the 166, the successor to the 164. Penned by Walter de Silva, the 166's svelte lines were to become the cornerstone for the look of future Alfa Romeo cars. The face resembled that of the popular 156, highlighted by the trademark triangular grille adorned with the Alfa Romeo logo. Despite being categorized in the highly-competitive E segment, which included the likes of the luxurious Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series, the 166 stayed true to its sporting nature.

Under the sleek hood of the 166 were the choice of five gasoline engines and one diesel. The base versions came with a 2.0-liter inline-4 and a 2.0-liter turbocharged linline-4. The most popular models were the 2.5-liter V6 that produced 187 HP and 163.4 ft-lb of torque and a 3.0-liter V6 that turned out 216 HP and 195.2 ft-lb of torque. They came mated to a 4-speed and 5-speed automatic or a 5-speed or 6-speed manual.

When combined with the responsive chassis, the 166 was among the most nimble cars in its class, taking corners with a distinctive Italian flair. In 2003, a facelift gave the 166 even more presence on the road.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Alfa Romeo Dealership in West City for 46,210 Credits. The car's name is listed as Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24V '98 in this game.

GT4Edit

This car appears randomly at the Late '90s Used Car Showroom, and can be bought for various prices depending on the mileage. It mostly appears alongside its sister car, the Alfa Romeo 156 2.5 V6 24V '98.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 58,710 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Alfa Romeo 166 2.5 V6 24V Sportronic '98 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 51,366 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 58,710 Credits. It is a simplified car.

VideosEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Front Wheel drive

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