Alfa Romeo 145/146

alfaromeo 145VII ’94: premiere of the three-door version 145; X ’94: presentation of the 5-door version 146; ’97: boxer engines were replaced with Twin Spark engines (two candles per cylinder); 2000 the end of production.

► Technical data
Chassis: hatchback 3-drzw.: dim. 4093/1712/1427 mm, capacity. bag. 320/1130 I, weight incl. from 1135 kg; 5-door: dim. 4257/1712/ 1425; capacity. trunk 380/1225 I. Motors: benz. boxer: 1.3/90, 1.6/103 i 1.7 16V/129 KM; Twin Spark: 1.4/103: 1.6/120, 1.8/144 i 2.0/155; turbodiesel 1.9/90 KM.
Chassis: front-wheel drive, 5-speed gearbox. man; independent suspension: front col. McPherson, rear trailing arms, stabilizer.

► Faults
• frequent problems with boxer engines:
loud work, blocking and breaking of V-belts
• emergency gearbox
• defects in the fuel pump and cooling system

Parts prices in PLN
reflector 743
front fender 443
complete clutch 764
brake pads (front) 267
front door glass 281
timing drive 360
Alfa Romeo 145 1.4, 1998 r.

► Summary
Sports driving enthusiasts say, that Alfa without the characteristic sound of boxer engines has lost its charm. A car for young individualists, looking for sports experiences, who are less interested in the size of the boot, driving comfort or the level of equipment.
Sporty style and engines. High failure rate. Fall in value