Alfa Romeo has announced that it will launch new variants of some of its existing model line-up.
The Giulietta ‘TCT’ is one such example featuring the company’s twin-clutch automatic gearbox, which is teamed with the firm’s 1.4-litre MultiAir turbocharged unit producing 168bhp. The new gearbox will propel the Giulietta to 60mph in 7.9sec, down from 8.0sec while CO2 emission levels of 119g/km have dropped from the previous version’s 124 g/km).
According to Alfa, this will be available for the UK market from July.
Also on the company’s stand at Geneva will be its new for 2011 Mito range, available for the UK market from May. It will feature new exterior colours and interior options to ‘enhance comfort and driving feel,’ the company claims.
Revisions to the Mito Cloverleaf (Quadrifoglio Verde), for example, include a revised trim featuring new sports seats with a carbon fibre backrest and new ‘Bronzo Metal’ exterior colour teamed with a new Tecnosilk two-tone (bronze and black) interior.