sporty supermini, the Alfa MiTo, is now
available with the multi-award winning 85hp
TwinAir engine – an 875cc twin-cylinder turbo
powerplant with electro-hydraulic valve control
technology that delivers outstanding fuel
economy with sub-100g/km CO2
introduction of the two-cylinder TwinAir engine
into the Alfa MiTo range reinforces the MiTo’s
image as a high-tech, sporty, compact car
offering maximum driving pleasure whilst
exceeding driver expectations.
With a CO2
output of just 98g/km and official Combined
TwinAir Turbo is the first of a series of
two-cylinder engines developed by Fiat
the introduction of the new powerplant, the MiTo
TwinAir range is available in a new metallic
body colour – Ametista Black with a purple hue.
Head of Brand, Alfa Romeo UK says: ‘The Alfa
MiTo TwinAir is an intelligent response to
modern driving requirements – premium styling, a
sporty and engaging driving experience, combined
with outstanding ecological and financial
benefits. It’s the last word in automotive
engineering in terms of technology, performance
and environmental consideration.’
ENVIRONMENT & ECONOMY
engine for urban driving, TwinAir boasts lively
and enjoyable petrol engine performance with the
consumption and running costs of a frugal
TwinAir is the cleanest and most economical
model in its class, (3-dr, B-segment, petrol),
with Combined Cycle fuel economy of 67.3mpg; CO2
emissions of just 98g/km, a zero road tax rating
and just 10% BIK – the lowest possible banding
meaning company car drivers can pay as little as
£23.49 a month and save the 3% premium they
would pay for an equivalent sub 100g/km diesel.
Thanks to the
100% capital allowance on cars with CO2
emissions lower than 110g/km, companies are able
to write off the whole cost in the first year,
as opposed to 20% per year, bringing down the
amount subject to corporation tax and
significantly reducing a company’s liability.
The low CO2
emissions mean London drivers also benefit from
congestion charge exemption, potentially saving
around £2,500 a year.
PERFORMANCE & DYNAMICS
Alfa MiTo takes
everything Alfa Romeo knows about sports car
dynamics and distils it into one head-turning
supermini. Now, the world’s sportiest compact
car is even more enjoyable to drive, thanks to
the introduction of the revolutionary 85 hp
TwinAir Turbo engine.
TwinAir’s sporty and environmentally compatible
powerplant uses MultiAir technology combined
with specific fluid dynamics optimised for
maximum fuel efficiency.
The adoption of
a small turbocharger results in excellent
performance and, above all, great flexibility
and response for a rewarding drive.
TwinAir Turbo engine, mated to a close ratio
6-speed gearbox, delivers a maximum of 85hp at
5,500 rpm and a torque of 145Nm at 2,000 rpm.
Maximum torque is available from 2,000 rpm and
is constant up to 3,500 rpm – between 10% and
25% more torque when compared to the 105 and
78hp petrol engines in the current range.
TwinAir combines sporty performance with one of
the most efficient drivetrains on the road
today. Thanks to the Start&Stop device and
‘intelligent’ alternator, the MiTo with TwinAir
engine has the lowest petrol CO2
emissions in its segment at just 98 g/km – up to
30% less than an engine with equal performance –
combined with a dramatic reduction in fuel
Turbo engine also features a series of
modifications intended to further improve both
the level of comfort and the quality of driving.
refinements include a state-of-the-art flywheel
and optimisation of the elements supporting the
power unit, ensuring great acoustic comfort and
freedom from vibration in all driving
have also been made to the process of
combustion, adopting an exhaust system with
increased diameter, specially designed to
enhance response to acceleration requests while
lending character to the engine sound.
Only on the
Alfa MiTo does the innovative TwinAir engine
constantly interact with the Alfa D.N.A.
selector, allowing drivers to choose how the
engine operates and responds – at the flick of a
movement allows the driver to select a more
sporting and dynamic drive (Dynamic) or a more
economical mode, aimed more towards reducing
consumption (Natural). In extreme conditions
the driver can also select a low grip setting
the position selected, the calibration of the
engine control unit varies, with a 35 Nm
reduction in torque (from 145 in Dynamic mode to
110 Nm in Natural mode).
& TRIM LEVELS
The new Alfa
MiTo TwinAir is available in two trim levels –
Sprint and Distinctive –
priced at £14,150 and £15,350 respectively.
Emissions CO2 (g/km)
875cc TB TwinAir
875cc TB TwinAir