Alfa Romeo MiTo is a sorty supermini vehicle which is now available with the multi-award winning 85 hp (63 kW) TwinAir engine. The latter is an 875cc twin-cylinder turbo powerplant with electro-hydraulic valve control technology, thanks to which the Alfa Romeo has official Combined Cycle fuel economy of 67.3mpg.

Furthermore this engine delivers CO2 output of just 98g/km. This makes the Alfa MiTo TwinAir the cleanest and most economical model in its class. Another new fact around the MiTo TwinAir range is that it will be offered in a new metallic body colour: Ametista Black with a purple hue.

The engine is undoubtedly perfect for driving in the city; however the brand Alfa Romeo is all about sports car dynamics, which makes the car very agile. In addition to that the sporty and environmentally compatible powerplant uses MultiAir technology matched with specific fluid dynamics optimized for maximum fuel efficiency.

The 875cc TwinAir Turbo engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox, generates a maximum of 85 hp (63 kW) at 5,500 rpm and a torque of 145Nm (107 lb-ft) at 2,000 rpm. In addition, due to the Start&Stop device and ‘intelligent' alternator, the car has the lowest petrol CO2 emissions in its segment at just 98 g/km.

Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir

The new Alfa MiTo TwinAir is going to be offered in two trim levels – Sprint and Distinctive. In addition to that the drivers of the new Alfa Romeo model will be enjoying a wide array of standard specification (for Sprint trim): 6-inch sports alloy wheels, cruise control, front fog lights, manual climate control, Alfa D.N.A. (driving mode selector) and Alfa's Blue&Me™ system with Bluetooth®- hands-free connectivity and USB media system.

The Distinctive trim level also has a lot of standard premium features: 17-inch sports alloy wheels, red painted Brembo brake calipers, rear parking sensors and chrome/aluminium detailing.

Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir is priced from £14 150.

Alfa Romeo MiTo TwinAir Interior

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Pricing

TwinAir Version BIK Rate Total OTR 0-62mph (sec) Top Speed Ins. Group Emissions CO2(g/km) Combined MPG
875cc TB TwinAir

85 bhp Sprint

10% £14,150 12.5 108 9 98 67.3
875cc TB TwinAir

85 bhp Distinctive

10% £15,350 12.5 108 9 98 67.3

Trim Details

SPRINT

Remote central locking

A.B.S. with EBD

Alfa code immobiliser

Manual climate control

Electric front windows with ‘One-Touch' function

Heated rear window

Adjustable headlight position

Brake Assistance System

(Emergency Braking)

7 airbags – Driver, passenger, front side, window and driver knee airbag

Front Airbag Deactivation on Passenger's side

Rear headrests

Sprint cloth upholstery

Car radio with audio CD & MP3 player

Trip computer

Fix & Go puncture repair kit

Sensor for external temperature

Start&Stop

Titanium Grey headlight & rear light surrounds

Body-coloured wing mirrors

Anti-Intrusion sensors for electric front windows

Rear window wiper

Interior front lights on ceiling

Front and rear bumpers in body colour

Alarm system with safe lock

VDC (ABS+ASR+Brake Assistant) with Hill Holder and Electronic Q2

16" Sports alloy wheels with 195/55 R16 tyres / (ECO)

Vehicle's Dynamic Control switch (D.N.A. system)

Blue&Me™ (Bluetooth® hands-free system with voice recognition and media player with USB port and Aux-in) and steering wheel with remote controls and gear knob in leather

Multifunctional display

Electrically adjustable and heated wing mirrors in body colour

Cruise control

Car radio with audio CD and MP3 player and double aerial

Rear Spoiler

Front fog lights

12V Plug

DISTINCTIVE

As Alfa MiTo Sprint plus:

17" Sports alloy wheels with 205/45 R17 tyres

Front armrest with storage compartment

Aluminium kickplates

Chrome effect window sills

Sports dials with white illumination

Red painted Brembo brake callipers

Sports rear bumper

Lucid Chrome headlight & rear light surrounds

Lucid Chrome wing mirrors

Driver and passenger lumbar adjustment

Vanity mirror on driver and

passenger sides

Space saver spare wheel

Chrome exhaust tail pipe

Rear parking sensors

Aluminium sports pedals with footrest in metal

Front seat rear pocket

(passenger side only)

Sports seats upholstery

Technical Data

875cc TB TwinAir 85 bhp
No. of cylinders, arrangement 2 in line
Bore x stroke (mm) 80.5 x 86
Displacement (cc) 875
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Max. power output bhp (kW - EC) at rpm 85 (62.5) 5500
Peak torque Nm (kgm - EC) at rpm 145 ( 14.8) 2000
Fuel type Petrol
Fuel Feed TwinAir turbo
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT (12V)
Battery: Capacity (Ah)/Generator (A) 63/450
TRANSMISSION
Drive Front
Number of gears 6 + 1R
TYRES
Standard version 195/55 R16
STEERING SYSTEM
Steering diameter kerb-to-kerb (m) 11.25
SUSPENSION
Front MacPherson independent, front traverse trailing arms; shock absorbers with rebound springs; anti-roll bar
Rear Torsion beam with C cross-section and high torsional stiffness; slotted bushings with variable stiffness for attaching beam to bodyshell; high-stiffness helical springs; contractive vertical shock absorbers
BRAKES
Front (mm) Ventilated 257 x 22 D, 54mm floating calliper
Rear Solid 251 x 10 D, 38 mm floating calliper
WEIGHTS - TANK CAPACITY
Fuel tank (lit.) 45
Kerb weight DIN (kg) 1130
PERFORMANCE
Top speed (mph) 108
Acceleration (driver + 30 kg) 0-62 (s) 12.5
FUEL CONSUMPTION - EMISSIONS
Urban cycle mpg (l/100km) 57.6 (4.9)
Extra-urban cycle mpg (l/100km) 74.3 (3.8)
Combined cycle mpg (l/100km) 67.3 (4.2)
Exhaust emissions - CO2 (g/km) 98
Emissions Standard Euro 5
Start&Stop Standard

Source: Alfa Romeo