FRANKFURT – If Alfa Romeo is to compete with German sports sedans, the Italians know the next-generation 156 and 166 must offer a bigger, stronger engine – perhaps a turbodiesel – than the impressive new in-house 175-hp 2.4L 5cyl. Rather than develop its own engine, Alfa has gone to VM Motori SpA, the Italian diesel engine maker, for its new VR630 common-rail V-6. The 60-degree, 24-valve diesel was first shown at the Bolgona, Italy, show in 2000. Back then, it ...
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