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Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci. These are a few of the famous Italian artists known for their wonderful works of art. Here comes Mito, from Turin, Italy, but Mito is no person. Mito is Alfa Romeo’s three-door supermini. Itself a work of art -- like its 8C, 4C and Guilia siblings -- the Alfa Romeo recently became involved in an art project in which it was the artist. All it needed was an empty warehouse, large white canvass and, of course, colorful powder and paint.
Then came the moment of truth, as captured in video by new high-quality dual camera feature of the new iPhone 7 Plus, which is now fully water-resistant. Its dual rear cameras don’t only take notably better photos -- especially in low light – but also could stitch together two images for unique effects like 2x optical zoom. A future software upgrade would add a cool in-camera bokeh effect that could blur the background while still focusing on the foreground. In addition, the battery of the new Alfa Romeo Mito
Using its spirited agility and superb driving dynamics, the Alfa Romeo Mito, ran and swished over the colored powder and paint and splash them over the white canvass – employing its distinct D.N.A driving system in the process. Alfa Romeo’s unique D.N.A system is a driving mode selector that could adapt the Mito’s performance to suit the driving style and road conditions.Read the entire article New Alfa Romeo Mito creates art work captured by iPhone7 Plus
Alfa Romeo is giving the MY2014 MiTo a technological facelift while allowing it to retain its sporty image while catering to customers wanting details, Italian style and technical excellence for a total safety driving style. The new styling traits featured on the MY2014 MiTo include a new redesigned grille with a chrome-plated frame. Other new styling traits include an Anthracite Grey body color and the burnished finish of the front light clusters characterizing all trim levels.
Moving inside, customers could choose from four new upholstery combinations. Two of these are new Evoluzione fabrics -- Black/Titanium or Black/Red -- for the Distinctive trim. On the other hand, the QV Sportiva pack with a new sporty seat and white inserts is available for Distinctive.
The new Heritage Black fabric with Alfa Romeo badge is available for the Quadrifoglio Verde. Buyers can find upgrades in the dashboard -- Street with black version for Impression, Progression and QV Sportiva trims; and Evoluzione for Distinctive. The MY2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo could be powered by a new fuel efficient 0.9 Turbo TwinAir 105 hp mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. With the DNA selector in Dynamic position, the engine chugs out 105 hp (72 kW) at 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 145 Nm at 2000 rpm.Read the entire article 2014 MiTo gets technology upgrade from Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo has launched a new limited edition vehicle that combines both safety and technology -- the Alfa MiTo Live. Offered in only 250 examples, the Alfa MiTo has earned a 5 star Euro NCAP safety rating and was designed for drivers who yearn for connectivity and entertainment while on the move. The Alfa MiTo Live features a high fidelity BOSE sound system and Pioneer’s innovative AppRadio system that allows users to connect and access their smartphone’s apps through a seven-inch multi-touch screen.
The vehicle is powered by the TwinAir Turbo petrol engine, which delivers impressive fuel economy with carbon dioxide emissions of just 98g/km. The Alfa MiTo Live will also be offered with optional Marmalade telematics based cover, which potentially reduces insurance premiums by up to 50 percent. The Alfa MiTo Live has a starting price of just £16,590 OTR with extras that include 17” alloy wheels and rear tinted windows.
The Alfa MiTo Live could also be availed through competitive financing packages on Hire Purchase that start from 0% Hire Purchase with 45% deposit required. Damien Dally, Head of Brand at Alfa Romeo UK, remarked that the Alfa MiTo Live limited edition is a “true expression of the Alfa Romeo brand” as it combines technology with driving passion, in this case music.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo launches Alfa MiTo Live limited edition model
Driving during the worst of winter in the UK is easier when you have any of the Alfa MiTo and Giulietta models that come with Alfa’s innovative D.N.A. system, which features an All-Weather driving mode. The Alfa MiTo and Giulietta ranges get the intelligent Vehicle Dynamic Control.
Drivers can choose from ‘D’ (Dynamic), ‘N’ (Natural) and ‘A’ (All-Weather) driving modes. When the car is in All-Weather mode, the ASR (Anti Slip Regulation) system constantly tracks the tire grip, its yaw and the steering angle. When necessary, the system narrows the throttle opening and the brakes are applied to the individual wheels to sustain stability. Simultaneously, the VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) system turns more intrusive, perfect for conditions where wheels could be on both snow and tarmac.
In addition, a Mµ-Split control function permits the car to discover traction and control at the same time on two totally diverse road conditions. This works together with the DST (Dynamic Steering Torque) feature that offers steering torque movements to initiate the natural correction of oversteer. Lastly, Hydraulic Brake Assistance also raises the braking pressure and as a result, it lessens the braking distances in an emergency.Read the entire article 2013 Alfa MiTo and Giulietta now available with the intelligent All-Weather control
Alfa Romeo UK added a sporty trim level, dubbed as Sportiva, to the carmaker’s Alfa MiTo and Giulietta ranges. Inspired by Alfa’s range topping versions, combined with award-winning petrol and diesel engines, the Sportiva version boasts of a luxurious sporty looks, fuel efficiency and low emissions. The Alfa MiTo Sportiva is endowed with all the technology-packed features of the Distinctive trim as well as a few additions. With the trim, a customer only needs to add £750 OTR to avail of £1,500 worth of option upgrades.
Alfa MiTo Sportiva features exclusive 18” Quadrifoglio Verde sports alloy wheels, Sportiva badges and sports kick plates.
The interior of the Alfa MiTo Sportiva carries a black and green theme complemented by darkened interior headlining. It also features matte black steering wheel inserts, a black leather steering wheel and handbrake, as well as black Alcantara sport seat upholstery.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo adds Sportiva trim level to MiTo, Giulietta ranges
Alfa Romeo wants to give its retail customers further peace of mind and so it has extended its present three-year warranty by two more years through the MiTo and Giulietta product ranges. This report coincides with the launch of the Alfa MiTo TwinAir, which features the highly awarded 875cc twin-cylinder turbo engine with variable intake valve technology and sub-100g/km CO2 emissions.
The new extended warranty is composed of 36 months’ unlimited mileage warranty. It offers an extra 24 months’ mechanical warranty on all Alfa MiTo and Giulietta retail purchases. The added cover shields the model against manufacturer defects and component defects.
According to Damien Dally, Head of Brand, Alfa Romeo UK, the company’s strategy is to attract new customers, a formidable challenge considering that consumers are currently more cautious about taking risks and would rather stay away from new models.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta get their warranty extended to five years
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.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo to launch MiTo TwinAir at 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Alfa Romeo has released the pricing details of the revised MiTo range that will start selling this May. From having 17 versions, the range has been streamlined to 9, with the Sprint replacing both Turismo and Lusso trim levels.
Furthermore, the entry level versions have been named Progression, and Distinctive and Quadrifoglio Verde versions replace Veloce and Cloverleaf. Prices were reduced across the range, starting at £12,250 OTR for the entry level 1.4 8v Progression, increasing to £17,955 OTR for the 1.4 TB MultiAir 170bhp Quadrifoglio Verde.
When it comes to improved specs, additional equipment were used by Distinctive (formerly Veloce) and Quadrifoglio Verde (Cloverleaf), including Cruise Control, Sports pedals and rear parking sensors. Three new engines are available.Read the entire article 2011 Alfa Romeo MiTo UK pricing announced
Alfa Romeo will be introducing its new model year MiTo at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in March. The 2011 MiTo features several improvements over the current version such as new exterior colors, new fabrics for the interior, and new options and technologies "to enhance comfort and driving feel.” The model is expected to start selling across Europe in April.
At the Geneva show, Alfa Romeo will also be displaying a reworked MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde, which features a 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine that delivers a maximum 170hp.
The Sabelt sports seats with carbon fiber backrest will also be shown off. There will be another customized MiTo that features a 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo with 135hp and coupled to Alfa's TCT transmission and equipped with Start&Stop systems. The latter will be dressed in the new exterior color "Bronzo Metal", while featuring Tecnosilk two-tone (bronze and black) interior upholstery.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo will present 2011 MiTo at 2011 Geneva Motor Show
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.Read the entire article 2011 Alfa MiTo Sprint Special Edition created to celebrate UK Athletics
Now available in the U.K., the sporty compact Alfa MiTo is the first model in the Alfa Romeo range to have the all new ALFA TCT automatic transmission with dry twin clutch.
This Alfa Romeo MiTo is equipped with the 1.4 TB MultiAir 135 bhp petrol engine and this is combined with a Start&Stop system. It offers a fuel economy rating of 38.7 mpg over an urban cycle, CO2 emissions level of 128 g/km, and the ability to accelerate from zero to 62mph in 8.2 seconds.
This performance is superior to that of the same engine but with a manual gearbox, which have ratings of 38.2 mpg, 129 g/km and acceleration time of 8.4 seconds.Read the entire article 2011 Alfa Romeo MiTo receives the new TCT automatic transmission
The latest compact and sporty Alfa MiTo from Alfa Romeo will be available soon. All of the Alfa Romeo merchants in the United Kingdom will be displaying inert examples of the latest Alfa MiTo beginning in November, two months ahead of its planned official opening in the UK on January 24, 2009.
This is going to be the closest encounter with the car for thousands of fans of Alfa MiTo and Alfisti since its appearance at the British International Motor Show this year.
Even though the MiTo shares styling patterns with the Alfa 8C Competezione supercar, the MiTo has been equipped as standard technology that was not available previously in this category.Read the entire article 2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo U.K. pricing starts at £10,975
Later this year Fiat will at last be debuting its first dual-clutch transmission which will be seen first in the Alfa Romeo MiTo. The fuel-saving gearbox is six-speed with a dry dual-clutch system that was developed by Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) and BorgWarner, who is in fact the supplier of the DualTronic transmission control system for the gearbox.
This system will come in three variants under the C635 range. Each specific unit has been designed to meet different levels of torque and engine speed.
The DualTronic uses high pressure electro-hydraulic solenoids working in tandem with an on-demand electrically powered hydraulic pump to lower fuel usage. BorgWarner has been providing gearbox technology for Fiat more than a decade already.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo MiTo to receive Fiat’s first dual-clutch transmission
Although Novitec is specialized in high-end sports cars, the tuning company revealed today its new program for the Alfa Romeo MiTo. When we speak about tuning it's obvious that this include a power increase and this is what Novitec did: the 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine received a power increase of 31 hp (23 kW) and 30 Nm of torque.
With a total output of 186 hp (137 kW) the car sprints from zero to 100 km/h in just 7.4 seconds, which is with 0.7 seconds faster than the standard model.
Novitec also upgrades the diesel engines: with the help of Powerrail 5 module, the 1.3 JTD engine is upgraded from 90 hp (66 kW) to 110 hp (81 kW) while the 1.6 JTD receives an additional 24 hp (17.7 kW) and 50 Nm of torque. Novitec didn't stop here!Read the entire article Alfa Romeo MiTo by Novitec
Italian automaker Alfa Romeo has partnered with TV fashion expert Louise Roe. This collaboration challenges a couple of rising fashion designers with the goal of creating a new product line of women’s jeans that is as stylish as the Alfa MiTo.
This project hopes to raise money for charity and was created to celebrate the distinct lineage from the Alfa 8C Competizione to the Alfa Romeo. The outcome of this partnership is a one-off limited edition series of skinny fit jeans that is accessible through www.mitojeans.co.uk.
This limited edition jeans echoes this lineage by taking apart the first generation jeans in order to build new jeans with high-quality leather waistband and the Alfa Romeo red stitching. London-based Bjork and McElligott are fashion designers who have made different outfits for various celebrities.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo presents the new MiTo Jeans
Alfa Romeo launched today the 1.4l MultiAir engine choice for the MiTo offered in three power levels - 105 hp, 135 hp and 170 hp. Pricing has not been announced yet but the Italian manufacturer said that only two of the three engine versions will be made available initially, with the 135 and 105 hp versions to be available for all the MiTo range outfits. The third, the 170 hp unit, will arrive later, together with the new and unique Quadrifoglio Verde outfit.
Each of the engines will be paired with a manual gearbox with either 5 or 6 gears. The 1.4l MultiAir engines provide 10% more power and 10% more fuel efficiency than a traditional petrol engine with the same displacement.
According to Fiat Powertrain Technologies data, particulates drop by up to 40% and NOx levels are reduced to half. For instance, the mid-range 1.4 Turbobenzina 135 hp engine allows for a 0-60 sprint "at the very top of the mini category."Read the entire article Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 MultiAir revealed
Prices will start from £15,165 for the Alfa Romeo Mitos equipped with Fiat's innovative new Multiair engine that will arrive at UK showrooms in the spring. The entry-level Multiair model is the base 135bhp 1.4-liter turbocharged unit while at the top of the range, we find the 170bhp version of the same engine.
The car will carry the Cloverleaf badge and cost £17,895. Meanwhile, the 118bhp 1.4-litre turbocharged non-Multiair Mito costs from £12,745. For the 135bhp version, you can opt for either Lusso or the more luxurious Veloce trim.
The extra equipment on the Cloverleaf model includes unique 17-inch alloys, a darkened headlining, a revised steering wheel design, new wing mirrors and special Cloverleaf badging. Other models that will soon be given Fiat's Multiair technology include the Fiat Punto Evo and an as-yet-unspecified Chrysler model.Read the entire article 2010 Alfa Romeo MiTo Multiair priced at £15,165
Maserati fans in Europe will no doubt be excited with the company's decision to prepare a downsizing offer for them. And before you jump to conclusions, we're not talking about an eco engine.
Rather, Maserati has chosen the Alfa Romeo Mito to be its European service network courtesy car. The Italian group has produced a limited edition of 100 Mitos especially for this purpose. The bespoke Mitos are available in the Maserati Ocean Blue color.
These cars feature a rear spoiler and a sporty rear bumper. The Mitos are equipped with the most powerful engine currently available -- the turbocharged petrol 1.4 liter Multiair petrol unit which develops 170 hp.Read the entire article Maserati choses Alfa Romeo MiTo as the new courtesy car
The confirmation was made last June that a GTA variant of the ultra-elegant MiTo hatchback was impending. It has been revealed lately that the car will be arriving in the middle of 2009 with a new 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline powerplant turbocharged to generate 230 hp (172 kW).
Since then, Alfa Romeo has made available teaser photos of the car in advance of its Geneva Motor Show debut next month. The former teaser photo shows the car's valve cover with the GTA lettering. The second photo looks like a fresh cooling vent or turbo intake, but cannot be confirmed.
The MiTo GTA will come with a hot-hatch type handling, advanced suspension system with coilover springs and front McPherson struts.It will also come with a rear torsion-beam suspension that will create some inside wheel lift during hard cornering and Alfa Romeo's Q2 front-wheel toque vectoring system will also be featured.Read the entire article Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA teased ahead of Geneva Motor Show
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