2011 Alfa MiTo Sprint Special Edition created to celebrate UK Athletics

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 10, 2011

Alfa Romeo will show its support to the UK Athletics (UKA) by developing the Alfa MiTo Sprint, a new Special Edition to its sporty compact car range. Offered in UKA ‘Union Jack’ inspired colors (red, white or blue), the MiTo Sprint boasts added features to boost drivability, comfort and performance.

It also means that consumers get the chance to drive a model inspired by Britain’s sporting elite. The MiTo Sprint is available on finance from £199 per month with a deposit of only £1000. It is filled with over £1,500 worth of extras, including cruise control, leather steering wheel and gear stick, remote audio controls on steering wheel, Blue&Me Bluetooth® hands-free system with voice recognition, and media player with a USB port.

The Special Edition also has a rear spoiler, 16” alloy wheels, fog lights, and unique Sprint badging, providing a sportier look, to add to the already highly specified model which includes Alfa’s exclusive D.N.A. It is offered in special colors; Biancospino White, Alfa Red, or metallic Tornado Blue.

Alfa Romeo is already in its fourth year as Official Car Supplier to UK Athletics, where it has given its support to the efforts of many of the sport’s biggest stars like Phillips Idowu, Kelly Sotherton and Christine Ohuruogu. The Alfa MiTo Sprint is meant to attract a young, sporty audience.

Buyers can choose from two petrol engines: 1.4 16V 95 bhp priced at £13,295 OTR or 1.4 TB MultiAir 135 bhp with ALFA TCT automatic transmission priced at £16,395 OTR, and the turbodiesel 1.3 JTDM-2 95 bhp version costing £14,845 OTR.

Press Release

NEW SPECIAL EDITION ALFA MITO SPRINT CELEBRATES THE BEST OF UK ATHLETICS

Alfa Romeo is celebrating its continued support of UK Athletics (UKA) with a new Special Edition to its sporty compact car range − the Alfa MiTo Sprint.

The eye-catching MiTo Sprint – available in UKA ‘Union Jack’ inspired colours – red, white or blue – boasts added features to boost driveability, comfort and performance, whilst giving prospective owners the chance to drive a model inspired by Britain’s sporting elite.

With more than £1,500 worth of extras, including cruise control, leather steering wheel and gear stick, remote audio controls on steering wheel, Blue&Me™ Bluetooth® hands-free system with voice recognition, and media player with a USB port, the MiTo Sprint is available on finance from £199 per month with a deposit of just £1000.

The Special Edition also features a rear spoiler, 16” alloy wheels, fog lights, and unique Sprint badging, giving the exterior a notably sportier appearance, to add to the already highly specified model which includes Alfa’s exclusive D.N.A and is available in special colours; Biancospino White, Alfa Red, or metallic Tornado Blue.

Alfa Romeo is now in its fourth year as Official Car Supplier to UK Athletics, where it has supported the medal winning efforts of many of the sport’s biggest stars including Phillips Idowu, Kelly Sotherton and Christine Ohuruogu.

Designed to appeal to a young, sporty audience, the Alfa MiTo Sprint is powered by a choice of two petrol engines: 1.4 16V 95 bhp costing £13,295 OTR or 1.4 TB MultiAir 135 bhp with ALFA TCT automatic transmission costing £16,395 OTR, and the turbodiesel 1.3 JTDM-2 95 bhp version costing £14,845 OTR.

The new Special Edition Alfa MiTo Sprint is now available at Alfa Romeo dealerships across the UK.

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