LONDON: To launch the new Alfa MiTo in Britain, Alfa Romeo pushed the performance of the three door subcompact hatch to the limit with a driving challenge with a twist.
A masked pro-driver used Alfa Romeo’s D.N.A driving mode selector to create a MiTo Work of Art, all captured using the new dual camera on the iPhone 7 Plus. The car had to tackle a warehouse course of colourful powder and paint, and ultimately create the artwork.
Once the All-Weather mode was selected in the MiTo, the slippery paint proved no challenge to the car, thanks to the mode’s improved control and handling in adverse weather conditions. The paint stage also put the iPhone 7’s new water resistant handset to the test.
The new MiTo comes with a new sports grille, new alloy wheel designs and new badging emulating the style of the highly anticipated Alfa Romeo Giulia. It gets interior updates including enhanced detailing, new upholsteries and improved technologies.
The MiTo uses an updated 1.3-litre JTDM-2 diesel engine with increased output of 95hp and lower emissions of 89g/km.
The model is selling in Britain from £12,960 (around RM67,000).