TURIN — This fall, Alfa Romeo SpA plans to get tough in Europe's fiercely competitive B segment by introducing a new generation of “tough looking” cars. Alfa's primary styling theme — a strong “face” and crisp, forceful sheetmetal — may polarize critics. And it may energize the segment's usually conservative buyers. When it goes on sale in October, the new 147, which replaces the old 145 and 146, will be available only as a 2-door hatchback in order to establish its dynamic character. ...

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