The car was first presented on a motor-show in Italian city Turin of June 8, 2000. On the same year of judge appropriated to the model a title Â«Car of 2001Â». 3-door Alfa Romeo 147 is an elegant, refined and sporting car that ideally befits for a megalopolis. In him perfectly combine the traditional values of brand of Alfa Romeo and modern lifestyle - permanent acceleration.
New Alfa Romeo 147 differs in a compact and streamlined form. Due to aggressive outlines, low located front decorative grate and new extended headlights the clear lines of that meet to the center, Alfa Romeo 147 prevails on the road.
The car has the richest list of basic and additional equipment, since ABC, distributor of brake forces EBD and traction system ASR and ending the dynamic checking of stability of VDC system, and also device of MSR, that regulates the brake moment of transmission, when a driver passes to more subzero transmission. About general very tall passive strength of Alfa Romeo security - 147 it is possible to judge even on a presence on the little car of six pillows of safety.
And on the most expensive versions in a central cantilever a navigational with a color one 5-inch display and mobile telephone of standard of GSM will be built-in with a vocal set!
The interior of machine is unusual: he is offered in bright red tones, as if provoking drivers on active style of driving. The same color has and located in overhead part of central cantilever multifunction display, on that the temperature of surrounding air, time, parameters of side computer, is represented: run, expense of fuel etc. Down a cantilever on two indicators the red numbers of temperature of air are shined also in a salon.
The climatic setting allows regulating a microclimate separately for a driver and front passenger. In addition, by means of sensor of solar radiation setting supports the set temperature of air in a salon. By order Alfa - 147 equipped by a cellular telephone, navigational and especially quality audio system with six loud speakers.
It is impossible not to mark maneuverability of car. Steering booster with made effort about 4 hm facilitates a management, especially at parking in the crowd conditions of cities. For implementation of complete turn of two enough with a half turns of helm by a diameter 280 mm.
For Alfa Romeo 147 three variants of 4-cylinder 16-valvular petrol motors are envisaged with the system of twin spark (for two candles on every cylinder thought of at one time exactly by Italians simple method to increase burned of mixture): 1,6-with a capacity of one the L. power of 105 hp, 1,6 L. - 120 hp, 2,0 L. â€“ 150 hp, and also 1,9-with a capacity of one the L. diesel of the newest Fiat generation of JTD by power of 110 hp.