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Had a couple drinks while eating out so let the wife drive the quad a few miles home. Only had it a couple months but she has been a passenger several times. Fist thing after getting in, she is just staring at the dash and then says "how do I start it". Had me a little worried but made it home OK. Maybe a little whiplash from her stabing the throttle and saying " this thing has some power". Slightly diffetent than her Lexus.
 

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You’re a good man alfaMD ...not sure I would have been able to do the same. “Slightly different than her Lexus.” 😂😂😂 did you get home safely!??!
 

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Had a couple drinks while eating out so let the wife drive the quad a few miles home. Only had it a couple months but she has been a passenger several times. Fist thing after getting in, she is just staring at the dash and then says "how do I start it". Had me a little worried but made it home OK. Maybe a little whiplash from her stabing the throttle and saying " this thing has some power". Slightly diffetent than her Lexus.
 

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My wife drove mine a couple of weeks ago. She was amazed how nimble and light it felt and she said it didn't feel any bigger than her car. Her biggest struggle was with the auto 'box as she has always driven manuals (currently a '18 CTR).
 

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This was the first vehicle that my wife was more excited about than me. She was blown away when she first saw it. Thought it was one of the nicest interiors she had ever seen. And we have had high-end Mercedes, BMW, and she currently drives Lexus. Usually i buy 2 seater sports cars, last was a 4C. She didn't like that one at all but i did.
 

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This was the first vehicle that my wife was more excited about than me. She was blown away when she first saw it. Thought it was one of the nicest interiors she had ever seen. And we have had high-end Mercedes, BMW, and she currently drives Lexus. Usually i buy 2 seater sports cars, last was a 4C. She didn't like that one at all but i did.
My wife was pretty much the same. More excited than I was initially. She loved the interior. She drives a LR Discover Sport with a 2.0L Turbo, so she is used to how fast the car reacts to a little gas.
 

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Last weekend on a long drive from FL to NYC - my wife took over and I got some shut eye until I heard wind noise and glanced out the passenger side window to see trees going by like a picket fence. Looked at the speedometer and calmly asked if she was enjoying the drive ? She was going 140mph. Answer, this thing has power and is so stable ! Too much time for her on the autobahn in Germany....we have consequences here, so she backed off a bit...
 

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Sounds like she is ready for her own alfa! I would love to take my Stelvio on the autobahn. Been more than 25 years since I was in Germany and I miss it.
 

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My wife hates my Stelvio which makes me happy. Has a hard time putting it in reverse and doesn't understand the parking brake. She can keep her Benz.
 

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When we first got our Giulia (we now have a Stelvio) my wife, who couldn’t care less about cars, came into the house after driving it for the first time and said, “Wow. That car is different. The Audi doesn’t feel like that.”
 

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I had my on the track, got it up to 136 mph, but that was on a banked oval. I didn‘t fully trust the Pirellis to keep me from sliding off into oblivion.
 

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I had my on the track, got it up to 136 mph, but that was on a banked oval. I didn‘t fully trust the Pirellis to keep me from sliding off into oblivion.
A 2.0L Stelvio?
 

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Last weekend on a long drive from FL to NYC - my wife took over and I got some shut eye until I heard wind noise and glanced out the passenger side window to see trees going by like a picket fence. Looked at the speedometer and calmly asked if she was enjoying the drive ? She was going 140mph. Answer, this thing has power and is so stable ! Too much time for her on the autobahn in Germany....we have consequences here, so she backed off a bit...
Take her to the track!!
 

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Our Quad is my wife’s. She loves it. It’s her daily driver. She loves taking kid to school. She likes the power a lot.
 
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