2009 Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 MultiAir review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 9 September 2009 , 12:09:15 byAngela

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Alfa Romeo MiTo 1.4 MultiAir

Alfa Romeo is proud to present the revolutionary MultiAir system, developed and patented by FPT- Fiat Power-train Technologies. To be more precise, we are talking about the MultiAir 1.4-liter engine that was first introduced to the world on the Alfa Romeo MiTo model available with 3 different power levels: 105, 135, and 170 horsepower. At launching, the first two power units are the 135 horsepower and the 105 horsepower 1.4-liter available in all the current range outfits. After this, the 170 horsepower 1.4 MultiAir Turbobenzina will follow that will be available on the new and unique Quadrifoglio Verde outfit. The 135 horsepower 1.4-liter guarantees the Alfa Romeo MiTo all the performance and temperament of a sporty, well-balanced car designed for customers who are concerned about driving satisfaction and good fuel economy. Excellent performance is combined with the quality known as respect for the environment and good fuel economy. The 105 horsepower 1.4-liter engine takes its place in a market band central to the relevant segment, where it represents the best choice. The same unit also ensures full involvement at the wheel, making the Alfa MiTo an indisputable star of town traffic, ensuring full safety and ease of driving under all conditions. The 170 horsepower MultiAir power unit marks the reappearance of one of the historical symbols most dear to Alfa aficionados throughout the world. It combines superlative driving satisfaction with eco-awareness. Combined with a new 6-speed transmission it guarantees fast shifts with short travels. This engine enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just over 7.0 seconds. The sound performance of the MultiAir engines can be appreciated to the full, with a sporty, unmistakable Alfa Romeo timbre. The introduction of the new MultiAir engines has also brought fresh colors to the MiTo, a winning model that is already sold in 34 countries throughout the world and five different continents.