Alfa Romeo to launch MiTo TwinAir at 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Article by Anita Panait, on June 29, 2012

Alfa Romeo will launch its Alfa MiTo TwinAir in the United Kingdom on 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed slated to start on June 28, 2012 and culminate on July 1, 2012. The Alfa MiTo TwinAir is powered by the 875cc TwinAir twin-cylinder turbo engine with variable intake valve technology and boasts of sub-100g/km CO2 emissions.

The launch of the Alfa MiTo TwinAir will be marked by a series of live acoustic performances from three artists on the Alfa Romeo’s exhibition stand. Indie duo Tim Burgess and Mark Collins of The Charlatans, Ocean Colour Scene’s Brit rock legend Steve Cradock and upcoming alternative indie rockers Marner Brown will entertain onlookers during the three-day festival.

Alfa Romeo is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Giulia this year. Since its inception in 1962, the Giulia’s popularity has been brought about by its powerful twin-cam engine, pristine looks as well as affordable price.

Thanks to its popularity, Giulia posted sales of around a million units in a span of 15 years until 1977. To celebrate the 50th year of the Giulia model, two cars travelled to Goodwood House, England -- a 1965 Giulia Sprint Speciale prototype designed by Bertone and the 105-series Giulia-based Alfa 1750 GT Am that competed in the European Touring Car Challenge.

Aside from those cars, Alfa Romeo will display four cars from its heritage collection: the 1932 Gran Premio Tipo B ‘P3’, 1953 Alfa 6C 3000CM, 1972 Alfa GTA 1300 Junior, and the 1993 Alfa 155 V6 TI DTM.  The cars, just like all other vehicles that drove up on the Goodwood House Hill, will be displayed in the Cathedral Paddock area.

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